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1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands For Wealth, Fruit For Health; Arthur Dunn Jan 2019

1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands For Wealth, Fruit For Health; Arthur Dunn

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

It was the aim of this booklet to direct attention to the advantages and opportunities found in Monterey County in 1915 for those who were seeking homes. The hope was that the publication would induce further settlement, for there was a vast amount of territory awaiting development. A marketing publication prepared by Sunset Magazine Homeseekers' Bureau for the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, the publication described in detail the bountiful agricultural opportunities, especially when irrigation and pumping were utilized. The document contains a: 1) description of existing irrigation systems, as well as a vision for the future of irrigation and ...


College Of Life Sciences And Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records, 1914-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine Jan 2018

College Of Life Sciences And Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records, 1914-1985, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University Of Maine

Finding Aids

In 1964, during the tenure of University of Maine President Lloyd Hartman Elliot the existing College of Agriculture was renamed the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture to reflect the developing program and staff orientation within the College. The objectives of the College were to provide high quality educational opportunities in the agricultural and life sciences and to contribute generally to the economic, social and cultural development of the state by means of basic applied research and various extension educational techniques to help groups and individuals better understand the need and action necessary for properly managing and developing Maine's ...


Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 614. Journals with short entries about daily happenings and listings of farm expenses for William F. Ennis, a farmer, quarry owner, and businessman from Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes some poetry, weather information, and data about an unnamed individual conducting a school.


Shelton Family Papers (Mss 527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2015

Shelton Family Papers (Mss 527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 527. Letters and compositions written by Butler County, Kentucky native Curran Ralph Shelton, while a student at Glasgow Normal School. Also includes a diary in which he records family, church, and local community happenings in 1891. Also includes several small diaries kept by Curran’s wife John Annie during the Great Depression.


Pulling The Wool Under Your Eyes: Preserving A Century-Old Wool Lab And Library At The University Of Wyoming, David Kruger Dec 2014

Pulling The Wool Under Your Eyes: Preserving A Century-Old Wool Lab And Library At The University Of Wyoming, David Kruger

David Delbert Kruger

Sheep and wool have long been integral to the agrarian heritage of Western states, and still play a vital role in the region’s agricultural economy. From 1907-2012, Wyoming’s sole university supported wool research around the world through its Wool Department, complete with its own wool laboratory and library. When the Wool Department was permanently dissolved and its building condemned for demolition in 2012, the University of Wyoming (UW) Libraries partnered with UW Extension and the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources to preserve the unusual print and physical artifacts of this unique collection, as well as disseminate ...


Women Power Connect Obituary Mrinal Gore: Vibhuti Patel, Professor Vibhuti Patel Nov 2012

Women Power Connect Obituary Mrinal Gore: Vibhuti Patel, Professor Vibhuti Patel

Professor Vibhuti Patel

On 17th July 2012, Mrinal Gore passed away. With her demise, an era of women freedom fighters with feminist sensitivities in praxis is over. Inspired by Quit India Movement under leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, 14 year old young girl Mrinal became active in the freedom movement. Drawn to political and social causes, she gave up a promising career in medicine in order to organise the poorest and most powerless. She married her comrade, Shri Keshav Gore and when he died at a young age in 1958, she founded Keshav Gore Smarak Bhavan which provided democratic platform to progressive forces for ...


Knox-Wise Family Papers - Accession 591, Knox-Wise Jan 1985

Knox-Wise Family Papers - Accession 591, Knox-Wise

Manuscript Collection

The Knox-Wise Family Papers includes a land grant issued to John Knox in 1768; diaries written by Dr. John Knox [1792-1859] covering the 1840s and 1850s; James N. Knox [1806-1880] covering 1859-1880; and William D. Knox [1847-1928] covering 1869-1928; indentures, deeds, receipts, court summonses and other papers of Hugh Knox [1757-1821], sheriff and justice of the peace in Chester County, South Carolina (ca. 1780s and 1790s); correspondence of James N. Knox, correspondence, and other professional papers of Dr. John Knox; correspondence, and other papers of William D. Knox, Superintendent of Education in Chester County from 1896-1928. Papers of various other ...


Ua68/8/2 Charles Keown Oral History, Lowell Harrison Jul 1984

Ua68/8/2 Charles Keown Oral History, Lowell Harrison

WKU Archives Records

An interview on July 24, 1984 with Charles Keown, WKU alum and head of Student Affairs, conducted by Lowell Harrison.


Charles Lonergan Cobb Papers - Accession 11, Charles Lonergan Cobb Jan 1975

Charles Lonergan Cobb Papers - Accession 11, Charles Lonergan Cobb

Manuscript Collection

The Charles Lonergan Cobb Papers consists mainly of correspondence but also includes photographs, biographical material, magazine and newspaper clippings, all relating to Cobb's career as a banker at People's National Bank( 1905-1949); and the People's National Bank and Trust Company(1949-1953) in Rock Hill, SC as well as his association with Winthrop College as a Board of Trustees' member(1938-1953). Subjects include, railroad cotton shipping service to South Carolina mill towns, crop loans in the early 1920s, location of the Celanese Chemical Plant in Rock Hill, the Winthrop College Board of Trustees, and a1946 article about Cobb ...


Teamwork In The Blueberry Industry By The Growers, Processors, Research And Extension Personnel: A 10-Year History, 1945-1954, Univesity Of Maine College Of Agriculture Dec 1954

Teamwork In The Blueberry Industry By The Growers, Processors, Research And Extension Personnel: A 10-Year History, 1945-1954, Univesity Of Maine College Of Agriculture

General University of Maine Publications

A document produced by the University of Maine Experiment Station - Extension Service, College of Agriculture, with a foreword by Arthur L. Deering that notes, "This is a brief history of ten years of teamwork in the blueberry industry, by growers, processors, research and extension personnel. This resulted in the establishment of the Blueberry Hill Experiment Farm at Jonesboro and a voluntary tax to provide for more research and extension work."


Diary, Inserted Pages, Clippings, Willis Carter Jan 1922

Diary, Inserted Pages, Clippings, Willis Carter

Willis Carter Diaries

Items that had been saved at the back of a diary kept by Willis Carter, a resident of West Pembroke, Maine, during the year 1922. Items include information on raising chickens and the Northern Maine Patrons Mutual Fire Insurance Company.