A Guide to the J. Paxton Marshall Papers, 1965-1999 Marshall, J. Paxton Papers Ms2012-074

J. Paxton Marshall Papers, 1965-1999

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Collection Number Ms2012-074


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-074
Title
J. Paxton Marshall Papers, 1965-1999
Phsyical Characteristics
1.0 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Marshall, J. Paxton
Language
English
Abstract
The J. Paxton Marshall Papers collection contains papers, reports and publications on land use issues in Virginia and surrounding states, as well as a small amount of biographical material. The documents included relate to Marshall’s tenure in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech (1967-1995), as well as his work with various committees and as a technical representative for the General Assembly of Virginia.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from J. Paxton Marshall papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: J. Paxton Marshall papers, Ms 2012-074, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The J. Paxton Marshall Papers were donated to Special Collections in November 2001.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the J. Paxton Marshall Papers was completed in November 2012.


Biographical note

J. Paxton Marshall was born in Akron, Ohio on July 31, 1922. He attended the University of Kentucky as an undergraduate, and pursued his M.A. and PhD. at Michigan State University. He began his teaching career in 1961, first at the University of Maryland (1961-1964) and then moving on to Virginia Tech. He was a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics for nearly 30 years (1967-1995). Over the course of his career, Marshall participated on numerous regional and national committees, most notably: Tobacco Marking Cost Study Committee (1989-1995), American Agricultural Economics Association Professional Activities Committee (1976-1978), Southern Extension Public Affairs Committee (1967-1987), and National Public Policy Education Committee (1962-1987). Marshall also served as a Technical Representative for the General Assembly of Virginia. Upon his retirement in 1995 Marshall was granted the title of Professor Emeritus by the Board of Visitors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He died June 16, 2000.

Scope and Content note

The J. Paxton Marshall Papers collection contains papers, reports and publications on land use issues (primarily in Virginia), as well as a small amount of biographical materials. The documents included relate to Marshall’s tenure in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech (1967-1995), as well as his work with regional and national committees, and as a technical representative for the General Assembly of Virginia.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Faculty
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents List

Box-folder 1:1
Curriculum Vitae of J. Paxton Marshall, January 1, 1996
Box-folder 1:1
"Materials", an incomplete listing of publications by J. Paxton Marshall included in the collection, 1966-1970
Box-folder 1:1
Correspondence with Dr. Wybe Kroontje, Regarding Campus Unrest at VPI, June 4, 1970
Box-folder 1:1
Correspondence with Mr. Jack A. Wilson, Regarding Regulation 401 KAR 5:008E. Swine Feeding Operations, November 24, 1997
Box-folder 1:1
Commentary on John Marshall: Definer of a Nation, 1998
Box-folder 1:1
Correspondence with The Library of Virginia, Regarding the portrait of Thomas Marshall, March 17, 1999
Box-folder 1:1
Correspondence regarding University of Kentucky's national rankings, October 5, 1999
Box-folder 1:2
Land: Issues and Problems, produced by Cooperative Extension Service, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975-1979
Box-folder 1:3
Land: Issues and Problems, produced by Cooperative Extension Service, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1980-1996
Box-folder 1:4
"National Farmers Organization -- National Arm Twisters?" November 1, 1965
Box-folder 1:4
"Locating Development Characteristics Among the Counties of Maryland," prepared for the Maryland Extension Service Community Development Workshop, February 23-25, 1966
Box-folder 1:4
"A Housing Authority for Migrant Labor Camp?" November 14, 1967
Box-folder 1:4
"A Shipload of Doomed Men," reproduced from Harper's Magazine, January 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"United States Department of Agriculture, Consumer and Marketing Service, Docket No. A0-365 -- Handling of Flue-Cured Tobacco," March 29, 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"Policy In the Flue-Cured Tobacco Industry," April, 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"The Right of Joining -- P. L. 90-288," May 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"What Research Shows About the Effectiveness of Informal Education in Urban Areas," May 28, 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"Seventeen Proposed Peanut Programs Studied by Grower Representatives: A Review," June 1968
Box-folder 1:4
Cooperative Extension Service, VPI, Resource Development, Newsletter, Nos. 23 and 24, 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"In the Thirties, We Were Prisioners of Our Illusions, Are We Prisioners in the Sixties?", September 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"Receive the Sanction," October 1968
Box-folder 1:4
"A Report to The Rural Affairs Study Commission," November 13, 1968
Box-folder 1:5
"Table -- Public Assistance: Federal, and state, and local payment and administrative costs for public assistant 1935-66," January 1969
Box-folder 1:5
Correspondence with Extension Agents concerning the National Farmers Organization, January 7, 1969
Box-folder 1:5
"1969 Food Grain Program," February 1969
Box-folder 1:5
"Outlook in Agricultural Policy," presented to the 24th Annual Virginia Bankers Farm Credit Conference, March 3, 1969.
Box-folder 1:5
Land Use-Value Assessment, article by A. Travis Poole, Jr., Summer 1969.
Box-folder 1:5
"A Heuristic Analysis of Agricultural Policy Influences Upon People -- The Flue-Cured Tobacco Program in Retrospect," 1969
Box-folder 1:5
Commentary on "Campus Riots and the U.S. Government", shared with VPI Extension Staff, August 29, 1969
Box-folder 1:5
"Table: Tobacco sales charges based on data from a sample of farmer warehouse sales tickets, 1968 sales season, flue-cured and barley," September 19,1969
Box-folder 1:5
"Urban Design and National Policy for Urban Growth," pamphlet produced by the American Institute of Architects, October 1969
Box-folder 1:6
"Analysis of Current National Welfare Program Alternatives," presented before the National Agricultural Policy Committee, 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"1970 Session of the General Assembly," 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"The Quality of Living in Rural Virginia," 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"Burley and Flue-Cured Tobacco: Report of the Commission to Study Matters Relating To Flue-Cured and Burley Tobacco," January 7, 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"Pursuant to F.R. Docket 69-14712, Submitted relative to Type 31 (Burley) Tobacco," January 9, 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"Senate Bill No. 93," January 19, 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"Problems with the Old Welfare Programs and Some New Proposals," talk given at the National Agricultural Outlook Conference, February 19, 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"1971 Farm Bill Options Exist," prepared for publication in Virginia Agricultural Economics, March 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"Virginia Agriculture in the '70's," revised edition of a paper presented at the 25th Annual Viriginia Bankers Farm Credit Conference, March 9, 1970
Box-folder 1:6
"Burley Tobacco Soil Bank Programs", March 18, 1970
Box-folder 1:7
"Virginia Agricultural Economics", January - March 1970
Box-folder 1:7
Voting and Elections in Virginia: A 4-H Citizenship Program Resource, May 1970
Box-folder 1:7
Commentary on "Student Unrest: Sources and Consequences," "Heaven is a Lonely Place," and "Campus Riots and the U.S. Government", shared with VPI Extension Staff, May 15, 1970
Box-folder 1:7
"New approaches and Alternative Plans for Resource Management," presented before the TVA Project Update Conference, May 31, 1970
Box-folder 1:7
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Services, F.R. Docket 70-5463: Proposed Rule Making Flue-Cured Tobacco, June 5, 1970
Box-folder 1:7
"Amending Virginia's Constitution: Questions and Answer," September 1970
Box-folder 1:7
Our Poor Neighbors: What are we doing to help? What could we do?, September 1970
Box-folder 1:7
Commentary on "The Lessons of Isla Vista," shared with VPI Extension Staff, October 1, 1970.
Box-folder 1:7
"Manpower Productivity - Who's Responsibility?" presented before the Agribusiness Conference, November 23, 1970
Box-folder 1:7
"An article on the Agricultural Act of 1970", shared with Agricultural and Farm Management Agents, December 18, 1970.
Box-folder 1:7
"Assessment of Agricultural, Horitcultural, Forest and Open Space Lands As Provided in House Bill 99," October 1971
Box-folder 1:7
"Boards of Assessors and Boards of Equalization Study Report," December 3, 1971
Box-folder 1:7
The Flue-Cured Tobacco Farmer, December 1971
Box-folder 1:8
"Problems and Alternatives with Collective Marketing Approaches," presented before the Workshop on Pricing Agriculture, January 5-7, 1972
Box-folder 1:8
Agricultural Economics Research Report: Title Examination in Virginia, July 1972
Box-folder 1:8
"Zoning in the Long-Run," presented before the Extension Division In-Service Training Session on Land-Use Planning, January 29-31, 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"Virginia Housing: Some Items," prepared for presentation before the Extension Division In-Service Training Session 'Human Needs in Housing', April 19, 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"Some Questions and Answers on a Proposed Zoning Ordinance for Warren County," April 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"Use-Value Assessment Legislation, as Amended," June 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"Health and Your Community: A Problem in Community Organization," prepared for Family Resources Conference, July 17-19 1973
Box-folder 1:8
Minutes of Southern Public Affairs Committee Meeting, September 20, 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"Use-Value Assessment in Virginia: Some Questions and Answers," October 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"The Alternative Forms of County Government in Virginia," November 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"Determining Locations for Rural Medical Clinics: A Model and Its Use," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, December 1973
Box-folder 1:8
"The Peanut Program: Some Issues, Some Choices," presented at the Virginia-North Carolina Peanut Research Review, December 17-18 1973
Box-folder 1:9
Virginia Agricultural Economics, newsletter, Nos. 245, 254-264, 1973-1974
Box-folder 1:9
Progressive Farmer's Peanut Profit Guide, February 1974
Box-folder 1:9
"You Are Both In and Of Your Community: You're Important!" prepared for presentation to Southeast Virginia Extension Technician Conference, April 25, 1974
Box-folder 1:9
Land-Use Issues: Proceedings of a Conference, November 1974
Box-folder 1:10
"Health Education Spans Outreach Clinics: A Concept to Consider," Health Education Monograph, vol. 3., no. 1, Spring 1975
Box-folder 1:10
Papers on Agricultural Policy, February 1977
Box-folder 1:11
1978 Forum on the Future of Virginia Agriculture: Papers on Energy Policy, May 1978
Box-folder 1:11
Current Land And Water Resources Issues in Virginia: Proceeds of a Conference, September 1979
Box-folder 1:11
"Provisions of the Current Tobacco Program," from Tobacco Marketing Policy Alternatives, September 1979
Box-folder 1:11
The Virginia Assembly on Land Use Policies: Issues for the Commonwealth: Final Statement,June 18-20, 1982
Box-folder 1:11
Conference on the Reclamation of Surface-Mined Land by use of Grasses, Legumes, and Forest Trees, pamphlet, May 9, 1984
Box-folder 1:11
Land Use and The Cheapeake Bay, pamphlet, May 15-17, 1984
Box-folder 1:11
The Regional Assemblies of the Virginia Assembly on Future Policy for Elementary and Secondary Education in the Commonwealth, pamphlet, 1984
Box-folder 1:11
A Series of Five Regional Conferences on Agricultural Policy: Issues in the 1985 Farm Bill, pamphlet, 1985
Box-folder 1:12
"Information about the Virginia Rural Leadership Development Program," pamphlet, February 1984
Box-folder 1:12
"Questions and Answers to Provide More Information About the Virginia Rural Leadership Development Program," November 1984
Box-folder 1:12
Restructuring Policy for Agriculture: Some Alternatives, Papers from a Symposium, May 1984
Box-folder 1:13
The Virginia Assembly On Policy for Elementary and Secondary Education in Virginia: Issues for the Commonwealth, June 1984
Box-folder 1:13
"Issues in Tobacco Policy: A Collapsed Cartel, Decreasing Demand, Excess Supply And A No-Net-Cost Program," 1984
Box-folder 1:13
Papers on Issues in Agricultural Trade Policy: The United States, Japan, and the European Communities, September 1984
Box-folder 1:14
Procedure Employed to Determine Use-Value of Agricultural Land in Virginia with Esitmated Use-Values for 77 Jurisdicitions Authorizing Use-Value Taxation, September 1984
Box-folder 1:14
Papers on Issues in Policy for Agriculture: The 1985 Farm Bill, December 1984
Box-folder 1:14
Reluctant Ratifiers: Virginia Considers the Federal Constitution, program from an exhibition hosted by The Virginia Historical Society, June 2 - December 15, 1988
Box-folder 1:15
Land Use and the Chesapeake Bay, manuscript draft, December 1985
Box-folder 1:16
"The Near-Perfect Information Tobacco Marketing System: A Proposal," Tobacco Marketing Systems, 1989
Box-folder 1:17
"Focusing the Question 'What is Our Product?' Upon an Institution: The Cooperative Extension," presented at a seminar held at the University of Missouri, May 1994
Box-folder 1:17
Robeson County Rules to Determine If Intensive Livestock Operation is Public Health Nuisance, September 28, 1995
Box-folder 1:17
"Swine Enterpirse Records Average Operations", from Iowa State University, December 14, 1995
Box-folder 1:17
Editorial from The Courier-Journal, "Improved Ethics," August 19, 1996
Box-folder 1:17
Correspondence regarding proposed floodplain ordinance,Oral Statement of Tom FitzGerald, March 25, 1997
Box-folder 1:17
Correspondence regarding Draft Forest Stewardship Legislation, June 30, 1997
Box-folder 1:17
Correspondence with Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet, August 21, 1997
Box-folder 1:17
Correspondence regarding the Issuance of State Operational Permit No. 02006072, September 17, 1997
Box-folder 1:18
Joint Subcommittee Studying Agricultural and Forestal Districts, July-September 1997
Box-folder 1:19
Kentucky Cagle Water Expansion Project, 1997
Box-folder 1:20
Correspondence with Jack A. Wilson, regarding the "New Administrative Regulation 401 KAR 5:008, Swine Feeding Operations", January 22, 1998
Box-folder 1:20
Correspondence regarding Senate Bill 18, February 19, 1998
Box-folder 1:20
Correspondence with Tom FitzGerald regarding swine waste management, April 10, 1998
Box-folder 1:20
Correspondence with Elizabeth U. Natter regarding Poultry Houses, April 15, 1998
Box-folder 1:20
Correspondence with Waldon R. Kerns regarding various agricultural issues, August 31, 1998
Box-folder 1:20
Large-Scale Hog Operations in Kentucky, manuscript draft, September 1998
Box-folder 1:21
Correspondence with Denise C. Coleman regarding "Draft Unified National Strategy for Animal Feeding Operations," January 19, 1999
Box-folder 1:21
Opinion rendered by the Hearing Officer in the Cagles' case, March 8, 1999
Box-folder 1:21
Memorandum regarding "Action taken to regulate the poultry industry in Virginia," March 9, 1999
Box-folder 1:21
"The 'Volatile' Tobacco Industry," The Courier-Journal, May 17, 1999
Box-folder 1:21
Correspondence with Betsy Bennett regarding 'Bottle Bills', October 2, 1999
Box-folder 1:22
"Extension in a Theoretical Framework," article draft, Undated
Box-folder 1:22
"Proposed Hiking and Bridle Path Developement," Undated
Box-folder 1:22
"Income Maintenance: Welfare, People and Governments," Undated
Box-folder 1:22
"Use-Value Assessment - What is it?" Undated
Box-folder 1:22
"Strengthening County Government," Undated
Box-folder 1:22
"Local Government in Montgomery County, Virginia," Undated
Box-folder 1:22
"Local Government in Amherst County, Virginia," Undated
Box-folder 1:23
Watershed Projects and Soil Conservation Districts: A Teaching Guide, Undated
Box-folder 1:23
Seven Radio Program Scripts on "Who Will Control U.S. Agriculture", Undated
Box-folder 1:23
"A Proposed Urban Agricultural Enterprise," Undated
Box-folder 1:23
Agricultural Economics Research Report: Thesis and Dissertation Proposals on Property Taxation, Undated
Box-folder 1:23
"Model Health Department Regulations Governing Intensive Livestock Operations", Undated
Box-folder 1:23
Selection of 'Property and Coveyances from the Code of Virginia', Undated