A Guide to the M. L. Foley Collection, 1958-1964, undated Foley, M. L. Collection Ms2012-031

A Guide to the M. L. Foley Collection, 1958-1964, undated

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-031


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Processed by: Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-031
Title
M. L. Foley Collection, 1958-1964, undated
Physical Characteristics
0.8 cu. ft. 2 boxes
Creator
Foley, M. L.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes receipts and more than 100 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to M. L. Foley's business selling birds out of Salem, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from M. L. Foley Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: M. L. Foley Collection, Ms2012-031, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased by Special Collections in May 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the M. L. Foley Collection was completed in June 2012.


Scope and Content

The collection includes receipts and more than 100 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to M. L. Foley's business selling birds out of Salem, Virginia. Foley's letters concern the breeding, sale, and shipment of birds throughout the U.S., as well as Central and South America. The collection also contains receipts for birds, freight, feed, licenses, and more.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type. Within each material type (correspondence and receipts), items are arranged chronologically with undated items at the end.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Foley, M. L.
  • Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Ornithology

Contents List

Box-folder 1-1 to 1-16, 2-1 to 2-5
Correspondence (21 Folders),1959-1963, undated
Box-folder 2-6 to 2-7
Receipts (2 Folders),1958-1964, undated