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Association of Southern Agricultural Workers Records

Identifier: MSS 0050

Scope and Contents

The Association of Southern Agricultural Workers Records date from 1927 to 1972 and include minutes, financial statements, attendance records, clippings, speeches, and programs of annual meetings of the Home Economics Section (now called Food Science and Technology Section). The programs list names of officers for the association and for each section, as well as names of speakers and titles of their speeches.


  • 1928 - 1972


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical or Historical Information

The Association of Southern Agricultural Workers was founded in 1899. In 1973 the name was changed to Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists. The association's purpose is to promote scientific agriculture in the American South. Membership includes workers, educators, and government or commercial employees who devote time to agricultural development. The association is comprised of a number of sections, including Agricultural Economics, Forestry, and Marketing, and holds an annual convention every February.


0.40 Linear Feet (1 box)

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The Association of Southern Agricultural Workers was founded in 1899 in order to promote scientific agriculture in the American South.

These records date from 1928 to 1972 and include meeting minutes, attendance records, financial statements, clippings, and programs.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Pauline Keeney, August 1976.

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Association of Southern Agricultural Workers Records
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Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US