State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications

State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications, 1934-present Ms.2012.040


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu

Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2012.040
Title
State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications,1934-present
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01045.xml
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet 1 box
Language
English .

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications must be obtained from publishers of individual pamphlets.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [individual item], State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications, M2012-040, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Materials making up the original core of the collection were donated to Special Collections prior to 2009. Additional publications were donated in 2010 and 2012. Future donations will be incorporated as they are accrued.

Processing Information

The original donations prompting this collection were removed from a previously created collection. The processing, arrangement, and description of the collection was completed in August 2012. Additional description is expected as future donations are accrued.


Scope and Content

The collection contains publications on topics including, but not limited to: war-time food use and victory gardens, home planning and organization, food and cooking, home demonstration, and household management. Although the emphasis in on Virginia state and local agencies, materials may also originate from around the United States.

Arrangement

The State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications are arranged by state. Within each state, publications are arranged alphabetically by organization and chronologically within each organization. Each state or region has a bibliography of holdings.

Related Material

Ms2001-004, Ann A. Hertzler Collection. Finding aid available online.

Ms2011-021, Janet L. Cameron Collection. Finding aid available online.

Ms2011-022, National Agricultural Publications. Finding aid available online.

RG 26/2, Agricultural Extension Service (now Virginia Cooperative Extension Service) Records. A brief description of the materials in this University Archives record group is available online: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/guide/rg26.htm .

Special Collections houses more than 300 publications by the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service. Publications may be found by searching the library's catalog, Addison , for author: Virginia Cooperative Extension Service.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Agricultural extension work
  • Agriculture
  • Culinary pamphlets
  • Food Technology and Production
  • History of Food and Drink
  • Home economics
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-)
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Service

Container List

Appalachia/South (general)
box-folder 1 folder: 1
Illinois
box-folder 1 folder: 2
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Portland Cement Association
Georgia
box-folder 1 folder: 3
  • Georgia Peanut Commission
  • University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
New York
box-folder 1 folder: 4
  • New York State College of Home Economics
  • New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
North Dakota
  • box-folder 1 folder: 11
    North Dakota Department of Agriculture
Ohio
box-folder 1 folder: 5
  • Ohio State University Cooperative Extension Service
Pennsylvania
  • box-folder 1 folder: 12
    Pennsylvania Agriculture
Virginia
  • box-folder 1 folder: 6-8
    Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Scope and Content

    This group includes materials created by previous agencies: V.P.I. Agricultural Extension Service; Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Extension Division; Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Agricultural Extension Service; Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Cooperative Extension Service; Virginia Cooperative Extension Service.

  • box-folder 1 folder: 9
    Virginia Home Demonstration Pamphlets
  • box-folder 1 folder: 10
    Virginia Emergency Relief Administration