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Mall: Department of Agriculture History

Container:
Box 44 of 49
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-007, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation, Building Files
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Building Files
Building Files / Box 44
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-007-refidd1e8673

"Breaking New Ground: Oral History and Agricultural History", 1989 by LuAnn Jones and Nancy Grey Osterud

Collection Director:
Daniel, Pete  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Southern Agriculture Oral History Project Records, 1985-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Southern Agriculture Oral History Project Records
Southern Agriculture Oral History Project Records / Series 2: Project Files / 2.3: Reference Publications, Pamphlets and Articles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep884c8ac39-e7b3-4fe4-9f90-20a0d289a245
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0773-ref485

Agricultural History, Anacostia, Cephalopods, Crossroads, Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems (ETE), Folklife, Ft. Pierce, Hawaiian birds, Jaccoberger, Nile Delta, Native American studies, Peale, Ryder, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Paul...

Container:
Box 4 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-070, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
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Production Records
Production Records / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa94-070-refidd1e761

Food and Agriculture History Grows at the Smithsonian

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-10-25T18:48:15.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_xN-L95PR1NA

Middletown -- Belle Grove Plantation

Former owner:
Hite, Isaac, Jr  Search this
Hunnewell, F. W. (Francis Welles)  Search this
Brumback family  Search this
Restoration landscape architect:
Favretti, Rudy J.  Search this
Owner:
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States  Search this
Creator:
Garden Club of Virginia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Belle Grove (Middletown, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Frederick County -- Middletown
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles about the property.
General:
Major Isaac Hite Jr., who fought with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and his first wife Eleanor (Nelly) Conway Madison, a sister of President James Madison, built the Federal style house beginning in 1794, using limestone quarried on the 483 acre property. The landscape plan included groves of trees for shade and was influenced by the less formal 18th century English gardens that complement rather than contrast with the natural setting. The fields would have been planted in grain for livestock, including cattle and Merino sheep. During Hite's lifetime the property was expanded to 7,500 acres and included a distillery and several mills. The house has a south fac╠žade of dressed limestone, and is in the pavilion style favored by Thomas Jefferson. There are several outbuildings. The only records of the garden show light foundation plantings around the house and a latticework fence.
During the Civil War, Belle Grove Plantation was the setting of the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864, in which Union General Philip Sheridan defeated Confederate General Jubal Early.
The Brumback family owned the property from 1907 to 1929. Francis Welles Hunnewell purchased the property in 1929 and bequeathed it to the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 1964.
In 1983, the Garden Club of Virginia voted to restore the gardens at Belle Grove Plantation, using funds raised in their annual garden walks. The gardens were restored to the style of circa 1820. University of Connecticut Professor Emeritus Rudy J. Favretti (Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects) designed the restoration. Restoration included pruning the trees to restore light to the house and open the view of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and replacing the large foundation plantings including diseased boxwoods with low-growing plants. In addition, an overgrown herb garden was converted to a demonstration garden comprised of plants used in cooking, medicine and commerce in the 19th century, with restored latticework fencing on three sides and post and rail fencing on the fourth side.
Belle Grove Plantation, now 283 acres, is operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and open to the public. Sites on the grounds include the ice house, old hall, dairy, smokehouse, blacksmiths shop, demonstration garden, slave cemetery, and agricultural fields. There is also a library of local, architectural, crafts and agricultural history, and an artifacts collection.
Persons associated with the property include Major Isaac Hite (former owner, 1794-1836) and descendents of the Hite family, the Brumback family (former owner, 1907-1929), Francis Welles Hunnewell (former owner, 1929), Rudy J. Favretti (1983, restoration landscape architect) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation (owner, 1964-present)
Related Materials:
Belle Grove Plantation related holdings consist of 2 folders (1 3 x 4 in. lantern slide and 3 35mm slides)
See also the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
See others in:
Hollerith Collection, ca. 1970?
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Middletown  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA094
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a1c3d45f-f402-49e6-afa3-7d7766b16b38
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18856

The new South in the Southwest : Anglos, Blacks, and Mexicans in Central Texas, 1880-1930 / by Neil Francis Foley

Author:
Foley, Neil Francis  Search this
Physical description:
x, 417 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1997
1990
Topic:
Agriculture--History  Search this
Tenant farmers--History  Search this
Sharecroppers--History  Search this
Farm tenancy--History  Search this
Landlord and tenant--History  Search this
Land tenure--History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Mexicans--History  Search this
Mexican Americans--History  Search this
White people--History  Search this
Call number:
HD1511.U6 T4 1990a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_512731

Stealing the Gila : the Pima agricultural economy and water deprivation, 1848-1921 / David H. DeJong

Author:
DeJong, David H  Search this
Physical description:
247 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Gila River Region (N.M. and Ariz.)
Date:
2009
C2009
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Pima Indians--Agriculture--History  Search this
Pima Indians--Economic conditions  Search this
Subsistence economy--History  Search this
Water-supply--History  Search this
Water rights--History  Search this
White people--History  Search this
Immigrants--History  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947124

Yamato Colony the Pioneers Who Brought Japan to Florida

Author:
Kawai, Ryusuke  Search this
Gregersen, John  Search this
Nishioka, Reiko  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (144 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Date:
2020
Topic:
Agricultural colonies  Search this
Colonies agricoles  Search this
agricultural settlements  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156558

Indian Influences in the United States

Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 396 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Edited film portrays Colonial settlers adopting American Indian ways such as hunting and planting. Film also explores American Indian influences on art, music, language, foods, and locations of cities and highways.

Legacy Keywords: Colonial America ; Art United States ; Music United States ; Agriculture History United States ; Hunting The Americas ; language and culture
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1994.21.21
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
REMC 2 educational film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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REMC 2 educational film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9301fdab8-9250-4d42-b324-ee29f147a5d2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1994-21-ref115

Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1903 being the seventh after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 127th of American Independence: arranged after the system of the German calendars ... calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states

Title:
Agricultural almanac for the year 1903
Author:
John Baer's Sons  Search this
Physical description:
[36] pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Pennsylvania
Lancaster
Date:
1902
20th century
Topic:
Agriculture--History  Search this
Almanacs, American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Call number:
S414 .A37 1902
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_998703

The Mississippi valley, and prehistoric events by C.B. Walker

Author:
Walker, C. B  Search this
Physical description:
784 pages, [4] leaves of plates illustrations, plans 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Utah
Mississippi River Valley
Date:
1880
Topic:
Agriculture  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Mormons  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F351 W35 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976554

The Spade in Northern and Atlantic Europe / edited by Alan Gailey and Alexander Fenton

Editor:
Gailey, Alan  Search this
Fenton, Alexander  Search this
Author:
Ulster Folk Museum  Search this
Queen's University of Belfast Institute of Irish Studies  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 257 pages, 24 plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
History
History (form)
Place:
Europe
Date:
1970
Topic:
Spades--History  Search this
Burning of land--History  Search this
Peat  Search this
Agricultural implements--History  Search this
48.24 agricultural tools and machines  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Burning of land  Search this
Spades  Search this
Landbouwwerktuigen  Search this
Veen  Search this
Call number:
S676 .S67X
S676.S67X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5432

Plants and people / editor: Peter Benes

Author:
Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife (20th : 1995 : Dublin, N.H.)  Search this
Benes, Peter  Search this
Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
New England
Date:
1995
1995, [c1996]
Topic:
Human-plant relationships--History  Search this
Farm life  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
QK46.5.H85 P63 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_516110

Farmers, bureaucrats, and middlemen : historical perspectives on American agriculture / edited by Trudy Huskamp Peterson

Author:
Conference on American Agriculture (1977 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Archives Trust Fund Board  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Trudy Huskamp 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 357 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1980
Topic:
Agriculture--Economic aspects--History  Search this
Agriculture and state--History  Search this
Call number:
HD1755.C66 1977X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_337405

The Origin and domestication of cultivated plants : symposium / organized by Centro linceo interdisciplinare di scienze matematiche e loro applicazioni, Accademia nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, 25-27 November 1985 / edited by C. Barigozzi

Author:
Barigozzi, Claudio  Search this
Centro linceo interdisciplinare di scienze matematiche e loro applicazioni  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 218 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1986
Topic:
Plants, Cultivated--Origin  Search this
Agriculture--Origin  Search this
Plants, Cultivated--History  Search this
Call number:
GN799.A4O73 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_308440

Freedom Farmers Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Author:
White, Monica M  Search this
Author:
Redmond, LaDonna  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (209 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Southern States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Cooperative societies--History  Search this
African Americans--Agriculture--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions--History  Search this
African Americans--Political activity--History  Search this
Black lives matter movement  Search this
African Americans--Agriculture  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Cooperative societies  Search this
Call number:
E185.86 W458 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unlimited users
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153299

Domestication of Plants in the Old World : the origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin / Daniel Zohary, Maria Hopf and Ehud Weiss

Author:
Zohary, Daniel  Search this
Hopf, Maria  Search this
Weiss, Ehud  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xvi, 243 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Date:
2012
Topic:
Agriculture, Prehistoric  Search this
Plants, Cultivated--History  Search this
Plants, Cultivated--Origin  Search this
plant domestication  Search this
cereals  Search this
grain legumes  Search this
vegetable crops  Search this
fruit trees  Search this
dye plants  Search this
geographical distribution  Search this
history  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Agriculture--Agronomy--General  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Agriculture--Sustainable Agriculture  Search this
Plants, Cultivated  Search this
Call number:
GN799.A4 Z64 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151580

Food Power : the Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Author:
McDonald, Bryan (Bryan L.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (265 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
20th century
Topic:
Agriculture--Economic aspects--History  Search this
Food supply--History  Search this
Food security--History  Search this
Agriculture and politics--History  Search this
Agriculture and state--History  Search this
Agriculture and politics  Search this
Agriculture and state  Search this
Agriculture--Economic aspects  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Food security  Search this
Food supply  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
HD1761 .M26 2016 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150791

The development of agrarian capitalism : land and labour in Norfolk, 1440-1580 / Jane Whittle

Author:
Whittle, Jane  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 361 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
England
Norfolk
Norfolk (England)
Date:
2000
To 1500
16th century
Topic:
Land tenure--Economic aspects--History  Search this
Agriculture--Economic aspects--History  Search this
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Real Estate--General  Search this
Agriculture--Economic aspects  Search this
Economic history  Search this
Land tenure--Economic aspects  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
HD609.N57
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150857

Standing their ground : small farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War / Adrienne Monteith Petty

Author:
Petty, Adrienne Monteith 1971-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
North Carolina
Date:
2013
1865-
Topic:
Farmers--History  Search this
Farms, Small--History  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Farmers  Search this
Farms, Small  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
S451.N8 P48 2013 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150417

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