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Agriculture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1960-70

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1927-1956; Majority of material found within 1936-1956

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...
Dates: 1940-1956

West Virginia University, Cooperative Extension Service, J.O. Knapp, Director, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3081
Overview Photographs, correspondence and documents of J. O. Knapp, a director of the West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service. Knapp was a founder of the West Virginia 4-H Club, and he was recognized nationally and internationally for his work in rural education to both youth and adults. He was also instrumental in promoting programs for rural electrification in West Virginia.
Dates: 1938-1969

William Lantz and R.S. Lantz, Postmasters, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1038
Overview Papers of two Blacksville postmasters containing mail reports, letters on post office affairs and politics, petitions for mail routes, and printed materials relating to politics and agriculture.
Dates: 1880-1892

Wilson-Lewis Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2135
Overview Papers relating to the Wilson, Lewis, and Ruffner families of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Kanawha County, [West] Virginia, St. Charles County, Missouri, and Fairfield County, Ohio. Correspondence between Nathaniel V. Wilson and Dr. Goodridge Wilson, concerning land purchases, preparation for the settlement of the family, care of livestock, employment of slaves, salt making and marketing, and the market price of salt. Other members of the family migrated to St. Charles County, Missouri, and...
Dates: undated

Withers and VanDevender Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2109
Overview Correspondence, ledger books, account and cashbooks of the Parkersburg, West Virginia, firm of Withers and VanDevender (later Wiant and VanDevender), specializing in timber cutting, but also dealing in real estate, coal, oil, and orange growing. Subjects include timber cutting methods, costs, timber shipping, floods, freezes, droughts, log jams, timberland locations, timber purchases and sales, salaries of timber workers, and fruit groves in Florida. Counties mentioned include: Boone, Braxton,...
Dates: 1899-1951