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David Dial, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural Experiment Station Projects And Other Subjects

Collection Number: A&M.5152

Scope and Contents

Glass plate negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station projects and other subjects. There are pictures of mostly crops, including potatoes and tobacco, and some of livestock. Other images include single plates of Morgantown, Woodburn Circle, a bridge, and of the "campus from the Station building". Related images can be found in Archives and Manuscripts (A&M) Collection No. 5027.

Contents List:
Box 1; Folder 1; Miscellaneous Glass Plate Negative Sleeves With Descriptions. (These sleeves were found separated from their corresponding contents.); ca. 1890-1910
Box 1; Folder 2; "Stanley Stewart's Niece"; 1912/07
Box 1; Folder 3; Child in front of house.; undated
Box 1; Folder 4; "Ruins of Mechanical Hall; Burned 3/3/99; Photo 3/11/99"; 1899/03/11
Box 1; Folder 5; Cow.; undated
Box 1; Folder 6; Tobacco field.; 1910
Box 1; Folder 7; Potato Yields -- Compared by Time of Planting.; 1895
Box 1; Folder 8; Crops.; undated
Box 1; Folder 9; Three bushels.; undated
Box 1; Folder 10; Potatoes.; undated
Box 1; Folder 11; Barn with family standing in doorway.; undated
Box 1; Folder 12; Potato plants.; 1891
Box 1; Folder 13; Pond or lake with bushes in the foreground.; undated
Box 1; Folder 14; "Timothy" (man standing among crops).; undated
Box 1; Folder 15; "Liver of deceased sheep; killed Feb. 19, '99".; 1899/02/19
Box 1; Folder 16; Farmer and two cows in field with fence.; undated
Box 2; Folder 1; BROKEN PLATE -- Potatoes in field (perspective shot).; 1891
Box 2; Folder 2; BROKEN PLATE -- Field of crops.; undated
Box 2; Folder 3; BROKEN PLATE -- "View of Morgantown, May '93".; 1893/05
Box 2; Folder 4; Wagon, barrels, and building.; undated
Box 2; Folder 5; Graduation exercises on Woodburn Circle.; undated
Box 2; Folder 6; Bridge.; undated
Box 2; Folder 7; "Campus from [Agricultural Experiment] Station building, Aug. 4 '96".; 1896/08/04
Box 2; Folders 08-10; BROKEN PLATE(S) -- Miscellaneous fragments.; undated


  • 1891-1912


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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.


0.5 Linear Feet (Summary: 5 1/2 in. (one 2 1/2 in. document case, one 3 in. flat storage box))

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:
David Dial, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural Experiment Station Projects And Other Subjects, 1891-1912
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US