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West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics, Records of Gerald Heebink, Extension Dairyman

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1470

Scope and Contents

Gerald Heebink (1895-1956) was an extension dairyman in the West Virginia University College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics from 1935 to 1956. Records are chiefly Heebink's subject files from 1940 to 1956 and consist primarily of addresses given by Heebink, pamphlets, letters, articles, and reference files. Topics covered include barns, dairy cows, coops, extension methods, feeds, land use planning, program planning, and silos. Also included are reports to the State Extension Dairymen and materials related to the American Dairy Science Association.

Dates

  • 1940-1956

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

The West Virginia Agricultural College was established in 1867 as a land-grant university. Its name was changed the following year to West Virginia University. The Agricultural College of West Virginia University was established in 1895 as a separate college, and by 1912 it offered instruction, research by the Agricultural Experiment Station, and state services through agricultural extension work. In 1936, the College of Agriculture became the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics, and in 1987 it was renamed the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Consumer Sciences. Gerald Heebink (1895-1956) was an extension dairyman in the college from 1935 to 1956.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (Summary: 5 ft. (12 document cases, 5 in. each))

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/

Related A&M Collections

1142 1470
Title
West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics, Records of Gerald Heebink, Extension Dairyman, 1940-1956
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
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