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Agriculture -- South Carolina.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Beech Island Agricultural Society Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Mss-0209
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transmittal letter, minutes of meetings, a journal of proceedings and publications. The 1947 letter tansferring the collection to the Libraries is from Dr. Robert F. Poole, president of Clemson University. Minutes include those of the A.B.C. Farmers Club for the period 1846-1848; from the Beech Island Agricultural Club for 1856-1862 (the first nine pages of this period are missing, although it forms the bulk of the collection); and minutes from 1872-1874. Some of...
Dates: 1846 - 1947; 1856 - 1862

Black Creek Agricultural Society Minutes

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Mss-0208
Scope and Contents The Black Creek Agricultural Society Minutes were a typed copy of a transcript from an original manuscript the "Coker Manuscript Black Creek Agricultural Society 1860-1861"; the location of the original manuscript is unknown, but there is a typed manuscript volume of the "Black Creek Agricultural Society, Hartsville. Minute book, 1860-1861' at the South Caroliana Library of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.The typed copy of the minutes was prepared in 1938 by...
Dates: 1860-1861, 1938

Cooperative Extension Service Field Operations

Identifier: Series-0033
Scope and Content Note This series contains the records of the Cooperative Extension Service relating to field operations. The records span the period 1917-1985.Included in the series are reports of several types:1. Plan/program of work. These documents were produced by subject specialists and extension personnel in response to constituent needs. Plans of work outline the objectives and a course of action to follow in achieving those objectives for Extension work in each county in South...
Dates: 1917 - 1985; 1940 - 1950

Cooperative Extension Service Photographs

Identifier: Series-0051
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of more than 11,000 positive and negative images produced by the Cooperative Extension Service and South Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station from the 1920s until the 1970s. A few images made before 1930 were not produced by the Service but were acquired and maintained with the collection. Many of the images appeared in publications issued by the Extension Service.The bulk of images documents activities relating to agriculture; the remainder relates...
Dates: 1880 - 1979; 1930 - 1957

Cooperative Extension Service Publications

 Collection — Box Extension publications (unsorted) received from Charlene Mayfield 2016. 3.5 cu. ft.
Identifier: Series-0045
Scope and Content Note This series contains publications and ephemeral material produced by the Cooperative Extension Service. Many of these publications relate to agriculture, homemaking, gardening, marketing, and other subject areas. They are distributed mainly by local county Extension agents, and are also available from the Clemson University Bulletin Room in Poole Agricultural Center. Authors of these publications are faculty members of the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences.It...
Dates: 1931 - 1995; 1965 - 1989

Farmers' State Alliance of South Carolina

Identifier: Mss-0050
Introduction Dr. William Hayne Mills, a Clemson faculty member during the 1930s, was instrumental in obtaining this material from Joseph Wightman Reid, for many years Secretary of the South Carolina State Grange, E. M. Livingston and Mrs. Fred Patterson. The organization of the State Alliance followed that of the Patrons of Husbandry, the "Grange," a collection also held by this library. These two collections, together with the library's Benjamin Ryan Tillman collection, provide information about...
Dates: 1887-1927; 1888 - 1893

J. F. Thomas letter

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Mss-0007
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. from J.F. Thomas of Charlotte, North Carolina to Thomas W. Holloway, Secretary of the State Agricultural and Mechanical Society of South Carolina, Anderson, South Carolina, concerning Thomas' rustproof seed wheat.

Dates: August 12, 1882

Keowee Plantation Journal

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Mss-0056
Scope and Contents

The Journal lists work done on Keowee Plantation, owned by John Ewing Colhoun. It records the purchase and sale of farm products and weather conditions from January 2, 1853, to January 13, 1855. There are several lists of names of the plantation's slaves between 1854-1859 which in some cases give their ages, death dates, family relationships, and valuation. Brief mention is made of John Ewing Colhoun's sons, William Ransom Colhoun and Henry Davis Colhoun.

Dates: 1853-1859; 1853 - 1855

Patrons of Husbandry Records

Identifier: Mss-0038
Abstract The provenance of these papers is unknown, but in 1927 Dr. William Hayne Mills, a Clemson College professor, asked Mr. W. A. James, Secretary of the South Carolina State Grange, to prepare a history of the South Carolina Grange. Mr. James prepared a short history using an original volume of minutes. Since the Cooper Library now has both this volume and the short three page history, it is reasonable to assume that Mr. James and Dr. Mills were instrumental in the acquisition of this...
Dates: 1872-1934

South Carolina Livestock Supplement

 Collection — Oversize_box 1
Identifier: Mss-0198
Scope and Contents The South Carolina Livestock supplement was in the February 11, 1919, issue of the Charleston, SC, News and Courier newspaper. The supplement is dedicated to the revival of the livestock industry in the coastal area of South Carolina which had declined with the rise of cotton growing in the late 1700's. The supplement emphasizes articles and advertisements pertaining to the livestock industry. Several articles concern the eradication of the cattle tick and...
Dates: February 11, 1919