New York State College of Agriculture Dept. of Vegetable Crops records, 1920-1940.

Collection Number: 21-35-1582. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
New York State College of Agriculture Dept. of Vegetable Crops records, 1920-1940.
Collection Number:
21-35-1582
Creator:
New York State College of Agriculture. Department of Vegetable Crops.
Quantity:
4.9 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Survey, research data, publications, maps, and subject files
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Survey and research data, subject files, and other records deriving from the Department, and pertaining to vegetable science and industry in New York State.
Abstract:
Also, four Vegetable Crops/Fruit and Vegetable Science/Horticulture department seminar books, 1961-1972, 1972-1984, 1984-1995; 1996-2003, with listing of weekly seminars, presentations by graduate students, faculty and visitors, and signatures of attendees.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

In 1992, a Department of Fruit and Vegetable Science was established, combining the Departments of Vegetable Science and Pomology. On July 1, 2000, the Department of Horticulture was established, combining the Department of Fruit and Vegetable Science with the Department of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Survey and research data, subject files, and other records deriving from the Department, and pertaining to vegetable science and industry in New York State.
Also, four Vegetable Crops/Fruit and Vegetable Science/Horticulture department seminar books, 1961-1972, 1972-1984, 1984-1995; 1996-2003, with listing of weekly seminars, presentations by graduate students, faculty and visitors, and signatures of attendees.
SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Agriculture.

Subjects:
Agriculture -- New York (State)
Vegetables -- Study and teaching
Vegetable trade -- New York (State)
Fruit -- Study and teaching.
Victory gardens.
Agriculture
Vegetable trade
Victory gardens

Places:
New York (State)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
New York State College of Agriculture Dept. of Vegetable Crops Records, #21-35-1582. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Land utilization survey
1933-1935
Notebooks and data
Chemung county
Box 1 Folder 2
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 1-30
Chemung county
Box 1 Folder 3
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 31-57
Chemung county
Box 1 Folder 4-12
Land utilization survey
1932
Data by farm, records mixed
Steuben county
Box 1 Folder 13
Land utilization survey
1933
Notebooks, data and soil survey maps of Columbia county
Columbia county
Box 1 Folder 14
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 1-23
Columbia county
Box 1 Folder 15
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 24-50
Columbia county
Box 1 Folder 16
Land utilization survey
1932
Notebook
Erie county
Box 1 Folder 17
Land utilization survey
1932-1933
Notebook and data sheets with Monroe County material
Monroe county
Orleans county
Box 1 Folder 18
Land utilization survey
1933
Notebook and data
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 19
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 1-24
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 20
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 25-50
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 21
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 51-79
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 22
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 80-100
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 23
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 101-124
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 24
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 125-151
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 25
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 152-179
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 26
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 180-200
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 27
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 201-225
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 28
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 226-269
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 29
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 270-299
Monroe county
Box 1 Folder 30
Land utilization survey
1933
Data by farm, records 300-339
Monroe county
Box 2 Folder 1
Land utilization survey
1930-1933
Notebook, survey records
Long Island
Box 2 Folder 2
Land utilization survey
1930-1932
Maps, tour programs
Long Island
Box 2 Folder 3
Land utilization survey
1930
Survey records, data by farm
Long Island
Box 2 Folder 4
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 260-313 and maps
Nassau county
Box 2 Folder 5
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 1-21
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 6
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 45-79
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 7
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 81-179
Box 2 Folder 8-9
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records mixed
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 10
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 77-100
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 11
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 101-125
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 12
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 126-150
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 13
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 151-180
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 14
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 181-198
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 15
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 201-229
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 16
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data by farm, records 230-251
Suffolk county
Box 2 Folder 17-18
Land utilization survey
Undated
Data cards by farm
Long Island
Box 2 Folder 19
Land utilization survey
1934
Drafts, correspondence and notes
Box 2 Folder 20
Land utilization survey
1934
Soil type summary and correspondence
Box 2 Folder 21
Long Island Study
1934
Report of land utilization survey, second copy, 1st carbon
Long Island
Box 2 Folder 22
Land utilization survey
1932
Weather data
Genesee county
Orleans county
Box 2 Folder 23
Land utilization survey
1932
County weather data
Box 2 Folder 24
Soil and crop survey
1928-1931
Steuben county
Box 2 Folder 25
Soil, crop and grower information
1933
Steuben county
Box 2 Folder 26
Soil and crop records
1932-1935
Orleans county
Box 2 Folder 27
Soil and crop records
1930-1932
Monroe county
Box 2 Folder 28
Muck land survey
1923-1924
Growing areas and crop data
Box 2 Folder 29
Muck land survey
1925-1928
Reports and data
Box 2 Folder 30
Muck land survey
1931-1936
Reports and information
Box 3 Folder 1
Land utilization survey
1930-1932
Canning crops records. Arranged by canning company and grower.
Monroe county
Box 3 Folder 2
Land utilization survey
1932-1935
Canning crops records
Orleans county
Box 3 Folder 3
Land utilization survey
1935
Canning crops records
Orleans county
Box 3 Folder 4
Canning crops schools
1934-1946
Programs and notes
Box 3 Folder 5
Potato conference
1935
Programs and notes
Box 3 Folder 6
Vegetable schools for growers and extension agents
1934-1939
Programs, notes and papers
Box 3 Folder 7
Vegetable schools for growers and extension agents
1940-1945
Programs, notes and papers
Box 3 Folder 8
Winter vegetable meetings
1940
Correspondence, programs and papers
Box 3 Folder 9
Winter vegetable meetings
1941
Correspondence, programs and papers
Box 3 Folder 10
Winter vegetable meetings
1942
Correspondence, programs and papers
Box 3 Folder 11
Schedules for meetings
1932-1933
Miscellaneous extension correspondence and programs
Box 3 Folder 12
Farm and home week
1936-1943
Programs, correspondence and papers
Box 3 Folder 13-14
Correspondence
1933-1940
General extension questions and problems
Delaware county
Box 3 Folder 15
Correspondence
1932-1944
General extension questions and problems
Erie county
Box 3 Folder 16
Correspondence
1934-1939
General extension questions and problems
Nassau county
Box 3 Folder 17
Correspondence
1933-1946
General extension questions and problems
Niagara county
Box 3 Folder 18
Soils and vegetable crops management, papers by W.C. Barnes
1935
Orleans county
Box 3 Folder 19
Land utilization
Undated
Miscellaneous correspondence
Box 3 Folder 20
Greenhouse cucumbers
1905
Contains 1905 letter to Professor John Craig from Dr. Jabez Fisher of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Generally credited as the pioneer of cucumber forcing in New England; describes late 1800's experiments
Box 3 Folder 21
Cabbage correspondence
1901-1902
Correspondence with primarily Genesee County cabbage growers to assess problems
Box 3 Folder 22
Lettuce tests
1936
Correspondence
Box 3 Folder 23
Vegetable variety trials
1934
Includes seed companies correspondence
Box 3 Folder 24
Cauliflower research
1938-1939
Research results
Box 3 Folder 25
Field experiments
1941
Results and correspondence
Box 3 Folder 26
Field experiments
1942-1943
Results, correspondence and includes some greenhouse experiments
Box 4 Folder 1
Liming of vegetable crops
1930-1939
Correspondence and literature
Box 4 Folder 2
Boron and vegetable crops
1930-1940
Correspondence and literature
Box 4 Folder 3
Soil testing kits
1934-1939
Correspondence and literature
Box 4 Folder 4
Seed requests
1940-1944
Correspondence with seed companies
Box 4 Folder 5
Seed certification
1940-1945
Correspondence with the New York Seed Improvement Co-operative Association, Inc.
Box 4 Folder 6
Paul Work course references
1928-1935
Box 4 Folder 7
USDA agricultural conservation program
1937-1938
Correspondence
Box 4 Folder 8
Farmers' Institute for State Institution Farm Workers
1941
Sponsored by NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets. Contains program and correspondence
Box 4 Folder 9
Cortland county conference committee
1936-1943
Correspondence
Cortland county
Box 4 Folder 10
Cabbage campaign
1934-1935
"Grow Better Cabbage" campaign of 1935, newsletters, articles
Box 4 Folder 11
Subsistence gardens
1932
Notes, correspondence and programs
Box 4 Folder 12
Victory gardens
1942
Correspondence, literature, programs and articles
Box 4 Folder 13
Victory gardens
1943
Correspondence, literature, programs and articles
Box 4 Folder 14
Iron age, farm machinery (for vegetables)
1936-1937
Correspondence with the Iron Age division of A.B. Farquhar Co., Ltd., York, Pennsylvania
Box 4 Folder 15
Publications from the National Association of Manufacturers, New York City
1936-1940
Bulletin of the Committee on Agricultural Cooperation no.9-12, (1936), Special Bulletin December 1938 and July 1940, Report December 1938, Special Study no.2-4 (1937) and December 1938, Special Supplementary Study 1937-1938, Special Report 1938-1939
Box 4 Folder 16
N.Y.A. Student Work Program
1939-1943
Correspondence with Cornell University Placement Bureau to find summer workers through this program
Box 4 Folder 17
New York State Agricultural Goals Conference
1943-10-14-1943-10-16
Held at Onondaga Hotel, Syracuse, New York. Programs and notes.
Box 4
Attendance lists
1961-03-23-1972-11-02
Department seminars in the Department of Vegetable Crops
Box 4
Attendance lists
1972-11-16-1984-09-20
Department seminars in the Department of Vegetable Crops
Box 4
Attendance lists
1984-09-27-1995-12-07
Department seminars in the Department of Vegetable Crops
Box 4
Attendance lists
1996-01-17-2003-12-11
Department seminars in the Department of Horticulture
Box 5 Folder 1
Topographical map
Undated
Steuben county
Box 5 Folder 2
Topographical map
Undated
Niagara county
Box 5 Folder 3
Topographical map
Undated
South Livingston county
Box 5 Folder 4
Topographical map
Undated
Ontario county
Box 5 Folder 5
Topographical map
Undated
Chautauqua county
Erie county
Box 5 Folder 6
Topographical map
Undated
Orleans county
Box 5 Folder 7
Topographical map
Undated
Genesee county
Monroe county
Box 5 Folder 8
Topographical map
Undated
Bergen area
Genesee county