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Agriculture.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Gale Carr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-650
Scope and Contents Series 1, “Life and career,” documents Carr’s birth and early farming career in Lamar County, Missouri, his military service in World War I, and his work at the Shelby County Penal Farm. Documentation of Carr’s work at the Penal Farm includes correspondence (1931-1932) to his wife, registers, and publications. Clippings and stationery document the continuation of Carr’s career after he was hired as the Northeast Mississippi Livestock Association Director in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi....
Dates: 1871 - 1996

Cully A. Cobb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-47
Scope and Contents The Cully A. Cobb papers consist of correspondence, reports, and other documents concerning the career and family of Cully A. Cobb. Series 1, Secretary of Agriculture Candidacy, consists of materials documenting Cobb’s candidacy for Secretary of Agriculture in 1932. It includes letters from, and copies of letters to, extension workers, experiment station personnel, college and university officials, agricultural associations and organizations, commercial manufacturers, and editors and...
Dates: 1846 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1970

Cobb (Lois P. Dowdle; "Mrs. Cully") Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-48
Scope and Contents The collection documents the life and career of Lois Pauline Dowdle (1889-1987), the wife of agricultural leader and publisher Cully A. Cobb.Series 1, Personal, 1915-1987, includes documents, many photocopies, related to Mrs. Cobb’s travel, interest in ‘The Parsonage’ families and their careers, social events, and church involvement (including a religious poem written and autographed by General William Brougher), along with biographical and memorial materials. Among the...
Dates: 1904 - 1987

James Knox diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.274
Scope and Contents The James Knox diary, which begins in March 1848 and ends in February 1851, records the daily operations of his plantation in Pickens County, Alabama, including sowing, plowing, harvesting, and selling. He refers to several slaves by name, most often Patrick and Alvin. Knox’s regular attendance at church and presbytery meetings is recorded in the diary, along with information about the pastors and their sermon texts. Ministers James Somerville, J. L. Kirkpatrick, Thomas Morrow, and A. P....
Dates: 1848 - 1851

W. M. Phillips letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-62
Scope and Contents Wm. P. White, Isle of Hope, near Savannah, Georgia, to W.M. Phillips, Mississippi, January 9, 1854. Letter relates to an article by Dr. Harden in American Farmer, Vol. 14.
Dates: 1854

Sallie Stone Trotter ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-108
Scope and Contents Account book No. 199 of the Midway Grange 1881-1884; later used for farm records, 1887-1890. Farm ledger of W.G. Stone, 1888-1894. See also University Archives: William I. Stone Collection.
Dates: 1881 - 1894