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Agriculture -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Allegheny Highlands Project Records

Collection Number: A&M 5279
Scope and Contents The Allegheny Highlands Project Records consist of the administrative files of the Allegheny Highlands Project (AHP), September 1970-July 1980, as well as records of farming activities of farm cooperators enrolled in the program. Administrative records for the operation of the AHP include planning documents, policies and correspondence, budgets and other financial documents, progress reports, vendor records, promotional materials including information sheets, and job applications and other...
Dates: 1970-1982

Andrew Delmar Hopkins Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0904
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, printed bulletins and programs, clippings, and other materials from the files of Andrew D. Hopkins, Head, Department of Entomology, West Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, relating to the West Virginia Experiment Station, farmers' institutes, and the Blennerhasset Park project of 1935. The correspondence is by, or mentions, John A. Myers, A.D. Hopkins, C.R. Orton, and W. G. Peterkin.

Dates: 1787-1943

Clifford Harvey, Graphic Designer, Mill Sack Advertising Art from the S. George Company

Collection Number: A&M 3868
Overview Collection of agricultural mill sack advertising art by the S. George Company of Wellsburg, West Virginia from the GramLee Collection. There are 40 items in the collection representing products of West Virginia companies. Companies include Gwinn Brothers of Huntington, Peerless Milling of Parkersburg, and Standard Milling of Clarksburg, among others. Other West Virginia towns represented include Berkeley Springs, Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Moundsville, and Terra Alta, among others....
Dates: ca. 1930-1950

Collection of the Hulver Family and Baughman Settlement, Hardy County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4552
Scope and Contents The collection includes a wealth of information on the Baughman and Hulver families, and others who established the Baughman Settlement in the late eighteenth century. The collection spans from the antebellum Civil War era through World War Two. The collection includes correspondence, postcards, family photograph albums and assorted photographs, biographical sketches and family history, books, legal documents, receipts, certificates, and Confederate money. Also present are assorted...
Dates: 1800-2013, undated; Majority of material found within 1830-1950, undated

David H. Sutton, Compiler, Photographs Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3706
Overview Photographs and research papers regarding Helvetia, West Virginia. Most of the collection consists of photographs. Subjects of the photographs include residents, activities, and locations, the majority of which date from the early twentieth century (1900-1920). There are group portraits of families, school children, and others, including shots of hunters, timber workers, and residents with musical instruments, among others. Special events recorded by the photographs include weddings,...
Dates: ca. 1880-2000; Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1920

James Edwin Green, Photographer, Glass Plate Negatives and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3460
Overview Photographs by James Edwin Green of the Green family from Foxburg, Pennsylvania (PA) and St. Marys, West Virginia (WV). Includes over 500 glass plate negatives and 1 1/2 inches of film negatives documenting subjects from ca. 1900-1918 including: the James Edwin Green family; Foxburg, PA; St. Marys, WV; the Taylor Farm, St. Marys, WV; agriculture; railroads; oil derricks; Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) reunions; the World War I era, and transportation. There are pictures of the Daniel...
Dates: 1900-1925; Majority of material found within 1900-1918

Marshall County Farm Account Books and Soil Conservation Agreements

Collection Number: A&M 4269
Scope and Contents Account books of farms, including the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Cooperative Agreements for those farms, dated 1935-1937. The farms are located in the towns of Moundsville, Cameron, McMechen, and other Marshall County locations. The USDA's Soil conversation efforts were mandated by several federal laws passed in 1935 and 1936 in response both to the dangers erosion posed to American agriculture and to the financial hardships faced by farmers during the Great...
Dates: 1935-1937

West Virginia Associated Crop Growers Records

Collection Number: A&M 4572
Scope and Contents The West Virginia Associated Crop Growers (WVACG) Records contain the official records of the WVACG as well as the records of its predecessor the West Virginia Crop Improvement Association (WVCIA), 1927-1935. The records include the by-laws and constitution, minutes of meetings, financial records, correspondence, membership rosters, crop inspection reports, and annual reports, as well as publications. Of significance are the ledgers listing members as well as crop growers by name and data...
Dates: 1925-1988

West Virginia Country Life Movement Survey

Collection Number: A&M 3050
Scope and Contents

Completed questionnaire score sheets, alphabetized by community, of the West Virginia Country Life Movement. The score cards provided a survey format to evaluate a set of categories, including health, community spirit, schools, churches, agriculture, business, and recreation, used to facilitate improvement of the state's rural communities. Also includes programs, news clippings, and correspondence primarily about water project improvements in some of the communities.

Dates: 1919-1927

West Virginia University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Manuscripts and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1938
Overview One folder of manuscript correspondence found in file of WVU Publications Office, titled "Correspondence of Early Years," 55 Items, Letters, Telegram and announcements, 1888-1913. Subjects mentioned are Agricultural Experiment Station Publications, WVU Board of Regents, Controversial DA articles and good roads movement. Correspondents include A. B. Fleming, Clarence L. Smith, John A. Myers, J. H. Stewart, Luther Haymond, Earl H. Smith, Thomas E. Hodges, E.D. Sanderson, J. F. Marsh, C. L....
Dates: 1888-1913