A Guide to the Harold N. Young Papers, 1938-1966 Young, Harold A., Papers Ms1970-007

A Guide to the Harold N. Young Papers, 1938-1966

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1970-007


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Processed by: Ashley Wellens and Kira A. Dietz, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1970-007
Title
Harold N. Young Papers, 1938-1966
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Young, Harold N.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes papers by Young relating to education in Virginia, as well as an original poem.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Harold N. Young Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Harold N. Young Papers, Ms1970-007, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Harold N. Young Papers were acquired prior to 1970.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harold N. Young Papers was completed in 1970. Additional description was completed in April 2011.


Biographical note

Harold N. Young was a agricultural economist. He was born in New York and educated at Cornell University (1913-1917). He was a sergeant in Intelligence Section, 38th Infantry, in World War I. He was principal of Union School in Constableville, New York (1919-1930). Then he became a professor of Agricultural Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1930-1965) and Director of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station (VAES). He was later Director Emeritus of VAES (1965-1978).

Scope and Content note

The collection includes papers by Young on such topics as "Targets and Responsibilities [for the VAES]," "Liberty and Responsibility," "Needed--A New Water Law in Virginia," "Some Reflections on Public Education in Virginia," and "VPI, the General Education Board and Related Topics." Also includes a poem, ""Charge of the Night Brigade"" by Young.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Local Subjects:

  • Faculty
  • University Archives

Contents List

Folder 1
Papers, 1938-1966