Merritt Anderson Boone Collection: American Poultry Historical Society Papers

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Collection contains items relating to poultry activities in South Carolina. Materials from South Carolina Poultry Extension Service and from various poultry short courses conducted by Clemson University between 1930 and 1979 compose the bulk of the collection. Other components are: minutes of the South Carolina Poultry Improvement Association meetings held in 1953-55 and 1970-74 and printer's dies from the 1965-68 Association's yearbooks; ca.1000 35mm. (Color) slides on various aspects of the poultry industry during the 1960s; and miscellaneous reprints, circulars, bulletins, etc. pertaining to poultry breeding and industry from the 1939-1983 period.

NAL CALL NO: SF487.8 S6B66 R


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Container List

Box 1 of 7

History of Clemson Poultry Department and Charles Lee Morgan Poultry Center. 1969.

South Carolina 4-H Judging. 1978 and 1980.

NPIP Directory. 1981.

Who's Who in the Egg and Poultry Industry. 1968.

Annual Progress Report, NASA Project R-53

Miscellaneous reprints, circulars and bulletins. 1939-68.

Box 2 of 7

Minutes of South Carolina Poultry Improvement Association. 1953, 54, 55 and 1970 - 74.

"Poultry Letters." 1951-58.

Southern Regional Breeding Project Reports. 1952-81 (not inclusive).

Research Series Papers.

Box 3 of 7

Clemson Poultry Short Course. 1930-58.

a. Handbook of the South Carolina Poultry Improvement Association. 1929.

b. Personal Scientific Reprints. 1949-83.

c. Miscellaneous Reprints. 1950-73.

Box 4 of 7

Proceedings of Poultry Health Management Short Course. 1964, 65, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78 and 79.

Box 5 of 7

South Carolina Poultry Improvement Association printer's dies for 1965, 1966 and 1976 Yearbooks.

Box 6 of 7

South Carolina Poultry Improvement Association printer's dies for 1968 Yearbook.

Box 7 of 7

Slides 2x2 inch.

Processing poultry (Lesions, Bruises, etc.).

BBQ. 1963.

Judging laying hens for production. 1967.

Egg candling.

Miscellaneous slides of disposal equipment and systems, laying house interiors and exteriors and equipment, etc.