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Beery School of Horsemanship, Publications Regarding Horse Training and Other Material

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4107

Scope and Contents

Publications regarding horse training and animal breeding published by the Beery School of Horsemanship, which was founded by horse trainer Jesse Berry as a correspondence school in 1905. Also contains publications regarding livestock and agriculture, and other miscellaneous material.

Contents List:

box 1; folder 1; "Prof. Beery's Illustrated Course in Horse Training", books 1-4; 1967-1976

box 1; folder 2; "Prof. Beery's Illustrated Course in Horse Training", books 5-8; 1967-1976

box 1; folder 3; "Prof. Beery's Saddle-Horse Instructions", books 1-2, 4; 1963

box 1; folder 4; "How to Break and Train Horses and Ponies"; undated

box 1; folder 5; "How to Ride and Train the Western Horse", books 1-2, 4-5, 7; 1967

box 1; folder 6; "Home Course in Animal Breeding", lessons 1-9; 1974

box 1; folder 7; "The Barnyard Doctor"; undated

box 1; folder 8; "Making Poultry Pay the Southern States Way"; 1952

box 1; folder 9; "The Essentials of Soil Fertility" by Alva Agee; 1910

box 2; folder 1; "School Law of West Virginia Passed March 1881 with Amendments made by the Legislature at the Sessions of 1882 and 1883"; 1883

box 2; folder 2; "The Standard Question Book and Home Study Outlines"; 1919

box 2; folder 3; "Uncle Ben in China"; 1933

box 2; folder 4; "Strait's Adjustable Loom, Instruction Book No. 3"; 1940

box 2; folder 5; Lists of equipment and publications sold by the Beery School of Horsemanship; undated

Dates

  • 1883-1976
  • Majority of material found within 1963-1976

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Biographical / Historical

Jesse Berry (1861-1945) was a native of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. He developed and early interest in training animals and traveled the country displaying his skills. In 1905, he returned to his hometown and founded the Beery School of Horsemanship to teach his methods of horse training through correspondence and publications such as "Professor Beery's Illustrated Course in Horse Training". The school also sold equipment such as bridles. Beery's works regarding horse training continued to be re-published even after his death.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet (Summary: 7 1/2 in. (1 document case, 5 in.; 1 document case, 2 1/2 in.))

Overview

Publications regarding horse training and animal breeding published by the Beery School of Horsemanship, which was founded by horse trainer Jesse Berry as a correspondence school in 1905. Also contains publications regarding livestock and agriculture, and other miscellaneous material. See "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Beery School of Horsemanship, Publications Regarding Horse Training and Other Material, 1883-1976
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2015/05/21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536