Archive for the ‘Agriculture’ Category

Theodore Rosengarten Oral History Interviews and Other Recordings, 1971-1977

June 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Rosengarten, Theodore.
Collection number: 5407
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Abstract: Theodore Rosengarten (1944- ) graduated from Amherst College in 1966 and received his Ph.D. in American civilization from Harvard University in 1975. In 1969, in the course of his research on the Alabama Sharecroppers Union in Read more…

Kelvin Grove Plantation Book, 1853-1868.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Postell, James P., fl. 1853-1854.
Collection number: 2771

Abstract: Microfilm only. Record kept by James P. Postell of Kelvin Grove Plantation, St. Simons Island, Ga., including lists of slaves and stock, diagrams of the plantation, and notations, 1853-1854, Read more…

Delta Cooperative Farm papers, 1938-1964.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Vanderwood, Paul J.
Collection number: 3892
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Abstract: Material related to Delta Cooperative Farm, Rochdale, Miss.: articles, clippings, and other items; notes made by Vanderwood of the Memphis, Tenn., “Press-Scimitar”; and letters, Read more…

Delta and Providence cooperative farms papers, 1925-1963.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Delta and Providence cooperative farms.
Collection number: 3474
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Abstract: Delta Cooperative Farm, started in 1936 in the community of Hillhouse (later called Rochdale) in Bolivar County, Miss., and Providence Cooperative Farm, started in 1939 near Cruger in Holmes County, Miss., were attempts by Cooperative Read more…

Dudley Warren Bagley papers, 1846-1964 (bulk 1920-1964).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bagley, Dudley Warren, 1889-1964.
Collection number: 3338
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Abstract: Native of Currituck County, N.C., experimental farmer and seedsman, state and federal official. Personal and business papers of Dudley Warren Bagley, chiefly from the 1920s, relating to Bagley’s activities as officer of many local, state, Read more…

Hayes collection, 1694-1874.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hayes Plantation (Edenton, N.C.).
Collection number: 324
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Abstract: Johnston family of Edenton, N.C., including Gabriel Johnston (1699-1752), colonial governor; his brother, Samuel Johnston, Sr., merchant; Samuel Johnston, Jr. (1733-1816), Read more…

John Ball and Keating Simons Ball books, 1779-1911.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ball, John, 1760-1817.
Collection number: 1811
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Abstract: John Ball and Keating Simons Ball (1818-1891) were planters of Charleston District, S.C. Records of Comingtee, a Cooper River, S.C., plantation, in Charleston District (later Berkeley County), and other rice plantations of the Ball family, Read more…

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Read more…

William J. Ball books, 1804-1890.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ball, William J., fl. 1847-1890.
Collection number: 1820
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Abstract: Records of three generations of the Ball family at a group of Cooper River plantations, Charleston District (later Berkeley County), S.C., including Cedar Hill, Halidon Hill, Hyde Park, Jericho, Limerick, Midway, and Quinby. Volumes include Read more…

Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Manigault family.
Collection number: 484
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Abstract: The Manigault family of Charleston, S.C., and plantations in the Berkeley District, S.C., and on Argyle Island in the Savannah River, Ga., included Charles, merchant and rice planter; and his sons Gabriel Edward, planter, physician, and curator Read more…