A Guide to the American Egg Board Collection , 1974-2004 American Egg Board Collection Ms2009-124

A Guide to the American Egg Board Collection , 1974-2004

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2009-124


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Processed by: Lora Settle, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2009-124
Title
American Egg Board Collection 1974-2004
Physical Characteristics
1 container; 0.2 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains a variety of American Egg Board publications, such as recipe cards and information brochures.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: American Egg Board Collection, Ms2009-124 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The American Egg Board Collection was donated to Special Collections in 2004.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the American Egg Board Collection commenced and was completed in September 2009.


Biographical Information

The American Egg Board is an organization that works with egg producers to successfully market eggs to the public. This nationally funded organization works to increase the public demand for eggs and egg products. Although the board is appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the board is made up of 18 representatives, as well as 18 alternates, from all areas of the country.

Scope and Content

This collection contains recipe cards featuring eggs as the main ingredient and educational pamphlets regarding the production, nutritional value, and preparation of eggs. Some of the topics covered in these pamphlets are: microwave preparation, egg facts and recipes for children and senior citizens, breakfast and brunch, ethnic, quick and easy, popular egg basics, questions about eggs, nutrition, economy, food safety, entertaining, and dieting. The collection contains approximately 100 different items.

Arrangement

The collection has been maintained in its original order.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • History of Food and Drink

Contents List

Folder 1
Approximately 100 pamphlets and recipe cards, 1974-2004.