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Clayton Robert Orton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1662
Overview Office files of a former dean of the College of Agriculture, West Virginia University. Files include papers of: the Resources Committee of the West Virginia State Planning Board, 1938-1945; Potomac River Basin, 1945; Soil Conservation Society, West Virginia Chapter, 1953-1955; West Virginia Forest Council; and of the Waters Development Conference of 1949.

David E. Tuckwiller, Collector, Letters and Postcards Regarding West Virginia University

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Collection Number: A&M.5109
Overview Four letters listing West Virginia University (WVU) Agriculture School students serving in the armed forces during World War II and their activities. These letters from 1944 were sent to the same soldiers listed. There are also four postcards of WVU sports, including three of football games and one of a baseball game. There is also a postcard of the Worthington Ranch of Fairmont, W. Va., and two postcards of the Cozart horse team, presumably also from Fairmont. The postcards date from...

Joanna Nesselroad Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3264
Overview Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and other papers (1965-95) of Dr. Joanna Strosnider Nesselroad documenting the organization and administration of the nation's first Head Start Program. Dr. Nesselroad began the first Head Start Program in McDowell County in 1965, and has served as West Virginia's regional training officer and as a national consultant for the Program. There are also letters, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, slides, and other...

Rachel Hartshorn Colwell Award

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Collection Number: A&M.3049
Overview The papers relating to Rachel H. Colwell's induction into the West Virginia Agricultural Hall of Fame. Colwell (1877-1954) is identified as the founder of Home Economics in West Virginia. Hired by West Virginia University in 1910, she was the first faculty member and administrator for the Department of Domestic Science in the College of Agriculture. She spent the next 27 years until retirement developing, teaching, and guiding the Home Economics curriculum and research of West Virginia...

West Virginia Agricultural Cooperative Extension Workers Association, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3036
Overview An organization composed of full time employees of the WVU College of Agriculture, Extension Division. The purpose of the association is to promote ways to enhance the job performance of its members and to safeguard and advance their economic interests and general welfare. Much of the records are composed of decisions about appropriate group medical and life insurance plans. There are also resolutions, meeting minutes, constitutions and by-laws.

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Education in East Africa, Papers and Photos

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Collection Number: A&M.0277
Overview An agricultural education program sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development administered through the West Virginia University Office of International Programs in cooperation with the West Virginia University College of Agriculture and Forestry. Reports and publicity releases on projects undertaken by the WVU College of Agriculture in East Africa to help the nations of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to develop agricultural educational programs on the secondary and...

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, F. D. Fromme, Dean, Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0632
Overview Correspondence from the office of F. D. Fromme, former dean of WVU. College of Agriculture. Covers all phases of the work connected with the college, including correspondence with heads of departments, county agents, extension division, University experiment Farm: experiment stations and land grant colleges, regarding Farm and Home Week, summer school, Jackson's Mill, research, employment, meetings, radio talks, labor, animal and poultry husbandry and other related subjects.

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Farmers' Week Prospectus

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Collection Number: A&M.5222
Scope and Contents A prospectus advertising "Farmers' Week and the Farmers' Winter Courses to be held at the College of Agriculture, West Virginia University" starting on January 3, 1916 (11 1/2 in. x 27 in.). This item is Series 16, No. 3 of the West Virginia University Bulletin, and was separated from a bound volume for preservation.

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

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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...

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

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Collection Number: A&M.1142
Scope and Contents Gerald Heebink (1895-1956) was an extension diaryman in the West Virginia University College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics from 1935 to 1956. Records consist of papers related to Heebink's work with artificial breeders' cooperatives; various national diary associations, including the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, the Holstein-Friesian Association of America, the West Virginia Jersey Cattle Club, Guernsey cattle clubs, and the National Eight Point Dairy Program; and the...