North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Miscellaneous Records 1889-1989

Creator
North Carolina Agricultural Research Service
Size
8.25 linear feet (12 boxes)
Location
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Call number
UA 101.400

Includes annual reports regarding corn research in North Carolina jointly conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (Experiment Station) and the United States Dept. of Agriculture from 1946 to 1957. Also contains annual weather reports, monthly weather summaries, and quarterly reports of the North Carolina State University weather service and the North Carolina experiment stations, 1889-1896.

The Agricultural Experiment Station was transferred from the state to North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (A College, later North Carolina State University) on 9 December 1889 and became a source of contention between the state Dept. of Agriculture and the college through the early part of the twentieth century. The title "Agricultural Experiment Station" was changed to "Agricultural Research Service" in 1979.

Biographical/historical note

The Agricultural Experiment Station was transferred from the state to North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (A College, later North Carolina State University) on 9 December 1889 and became a source of contention between the state Dept. of Agriculture and the college through the early part of the twentieth century. The title "Agricultural Experiment Station" was changed to "Agricultural Research Service" in 1979.

Scope/content

Includes annual reports regarding corn research in North Carolina jointly conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (Experiment Station) and the United States Dept. of Agriculture from 1946 to 1957. Also contains annual weather reports, monthly weather summaries, and quarterly reports of the North Carolina State University weather service and the North Carolina experiment stations, 1889-1896.

Arrangement

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Use of these materials

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Miscellaneous Records, UA 101.400, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the Agricultural Research Service.

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff; finding aid created by Linda Sellars, February 2010.

Annual Progress Report Info. 1960s-1980s
Half box 12
Corn Growers Assoc. 1977-1986
Legal box 10
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1942-1947
Box 1
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1942-1945, 1947, 1951, 1953, 1958-1959
Box 2
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1970-1971
Box 3
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1951-1969
Half box 4
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954
Box 6
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1951-1969
Carton 5
Corn Investigation Annual Reports 1955-1957
Half box 7
Cotton Quality Impr. Com. 1980-1985
Legal box 10
David Weaver Mem. Fund 1966-1969
Legal box 10
Dr. L.W. Parks
Box 11
Dr. Melton ONR Agreement
Box 11
Dr. Parks USDA
Box 11
NC Experiment Station Publications

Contains various booklets on agricultural practices.

Carton 9
NC Foundation Seed Producers 1945, 1972-1984
Legal box 10
Parks-U.S. Army
Box 11
Peanut Growers Association 1978-1986
Legal box 10
Res. Station Field Days 1970s-1980s
Legal box 10
Tatchell NC Biotech Ctr.
Box 11
W. Kerr Scott
Box 11
Weather Service Division Reports 1894-1895

Contains the following bound materials: Meteorological Summary for North Carolina 1894-1896, Climatology of North Carolina 1820-1892, and North Carolina Weather Reports for 1894-1896.

Box 8

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Miscellaneous Records, UA 101.400, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.