Young, Harold N., Papers

A Guide to the Harold N. Young Papers, 1938-1966 Ms.1970.007


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1970.007
Title
Harold N. Young Papers,1938-1966
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00874.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Young, Harold N.
Language
The materials in the colletion are in English.
Abstract
The collection includes papers by Young relating to education in Virginia, as well as an original poem.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Harold N. Young Papers, Ms1970-007, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

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 Contents

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Service
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Harold N. Young Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Papers
1938-1966