Shelton, Farrar Paper

A Guide to the Farrar Shelton Paper, 1960 Ms.1962.006


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1962.006
Title
Farrar Shelton Paper1960
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Shelton, Farrar (Farrar Vilas)
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This paper describes the early meetings which lead to the creation of the farm demonstration work program. Farrar Shelton attended one of these early meetings as an eighth grader. Shelton later attended VPI and graduated with the class of 1915 with a degree in agriculture, he went on to become a county demonstration agent.

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Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Farrar Shelton Paper, Ms1962-006, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Farrar Shelton Paper was donated to Special Collections in 1962.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Farrar Shelton Paper was completed in June 2009.


Biographical Note

Farrar Vilas Shelton was in eighth grade when he attended a meeting lead by Dr. Joseph D. Eggleston on farm demonstration work. Shelton attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated with a degree in agriculture, he went on to become a County Demonstration Agent.

Scope and Contents

Paper describes the initial meetings that lead to cooperative farm demonstration work in Virginia.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)

Container List

folder 1
"Events Leading to and the First Meeting Beginning Farm Demonstration Work in Virginia" by Farrar Shelton
August 18, 1960