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This folder houses three account books containing lists of financial transactions. The two smaller books have notes about Wm Co, the smaller with entries in $100 increments and the larger only half full. The largest book has entries about livestock, cotton, and other agricultural transactions.
This collection houses primarily books, pamphlets, charts, correspondence, and drafts of chapters documenting Raskopf's The Agricultural History of Tennessee, which he intended to cover every aspect of the history of farm life from crops to churches. The collection also houses Raskopf's Rural Research Series, which he wrote through the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at the University of Tennessee.
This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Charles Wylie, including invitations to speak or write, requests for information about the department or the field of dairying, Wylie's attempt to secure a foreign appointment, and department business. Also included is information about the field of dairying, requirements for publications, reports, statistics, and other materials.
This receipt from Dixie Roller Mills of Madisonville, Tenn., dates to June 19, 1963. It is to Mrs. J. C. Johns for hay with a net weight of 5890 pounds. On the back are calculations and what looks to be a price of $196.00.
This collections consists of programs and proceedings from the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention. The manuscripts range from 1872 to 1941, with significant gaps between years (see Scope and Contents Note for more information). The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.
In a March 5, 1856 letter to his father in Chaplin, Conn., G. W. Young of Clarksville, Tenn. writes of the area's agricultural practices as well as the influence of a new railroad on coal mining and prices.
Agriculturalist J. B. Killebrew wrote this two-volume autobiography in 1896 and 1898. Volume one begins with an account of Killebrew's ancestry, describes his life from birth to the Atlanta Exposition (1881), and closes with an appendix containing more genealogical information. Volume two begins in 1882, chronicles Killebrew's life through 1897, and closes with an article from Harper's written by Martha M. Williams.
This collection contains a bound manuscript, "Dr. Tait Butler," by his son Eugene Butler from 1953, with photographs and articles.
Two ledgers recording the annual sales of registered Jersey cattle in Tennessee from 1895 to 1900.
This collection consists of the farm records and other agricultural-related items of Thomas Franklin Joyce who owned and operated two farms in Winchester, Tennessee for a period of nearly four decades.
This collection houses a postcard depicting the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) College of Agriculture, dated 1909. It advertises two-week courses for farmers in such subjects as livestock, horticulture, and soils, and has photographs of the agriculture campus and classes.
- Agriculture -- Tennessee. 10
- Farmers -- Tennessee. 3
- Agriculture -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 2
- Account books -- Tennessee. 1
- African American farmers -- Tennessee. 1
- Agricultural education -- Tennessee. 1
- Agricultural laborers. 1
- Agriculture -- Tennessee -- Monroe County. 1
- Cattle -- Breeding -- Tennessee. 1
- Coal mines and mining -- Tennessee. 1
- Dairy products industry -- United States. 1
- Dairying -- Study and teaching. 1
- Education, Higher -- Southern States. 1
- Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
- Farm Life -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
- Farm management -- Tennessee. 1
- Franklin County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Hay. 1
- Railroads -- Tennessee. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 1
- Tennessee -- Social life and customs. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 1 ∧ less