American Egg Board Collection

A Guide to the American Egg Board Collection , 1974-2004 Ms.2009.124


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Lora Settle

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2009.124
Title
American Egg Board Collection,1974-2004
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Creator
American Egg Board
Language
The material in the collection is in English.
Abstract
This collection contains a variety of American Egg Board publications, such as recipe cards and information brochures.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], American Egg Board Collection, Ms2009-124, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The American Egg Board Collection was donated to Special Collections in 2004.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the American Egg Board Collection commenced and was completed in September 2009.


Biographical Note

The American Egg Board is an organization that works with egg producers to successfully market eggs to the public. This nationally funded organization works to increase the public demand for eggs and egg products. Although the board is appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the board is made up of 18 representatives, as well as 18 alternates, from all areas of the country.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains recipe cards featuring eggs as the main ingredient and educational pamphlets regarding the production, nutritional value, and preparation of eggs. Some of the topics covered in these pamphlets are: microwave preparation, egg facts and recipes for children and senior citizens, breakfast and brunch, ethnic, quick and easy, popular egg basics, questions about eggs, nutrition, economy, food safety, entertaining, and dieting. The collection contains approximately 100 different items.

Arrangement

The collection has been maintained in its original order.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • American Egg Board
  • History of Food and Drink

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

box 1
Approximately 100 pamphlets and recipe cards
1974-2004