Foley, M. L. Collection M. L. Foley Collection, 1958-1964, undated Ms.2012.031

M. L. Foley Collection, 1958-1964, undated Ms.2012.031


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Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2012.031
Title
M. L. Foley Collection,1958-1964, undated
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01038.xml
Quantity
0.8 Cubic Feet, 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

Use Restrictions

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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Agriculture
  • Foley, M. L.
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Ornithology

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1-16box-folder 2 folder: 1-5
Correspondence (21 Folders)
1959-1963, n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 6-7
Receipts (2 Folders)
1958-1964, n.d.