Notebook, 1922-1923, probably of trips to Virginia

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Creator

Preble, Edward Alexander, 1871-1957

Abstract

Edward Preble's notebook documents vegetables planted, grown and sold, 1922-1923, as well as probably trips to Virginia. The notebooks begins with a list of major frosts (with dates) and descriptions of weather for each month. Initial entries are headed with the type of crop planted, indicating the type and variety of vegetable or fruit (i.e. Burbank tomato), quantity planted, and significant dates, including date planted, first ripe, and set out. In the back of the notebook is are lists, headed with type of crop, that may indicate either locations where they were sold or purchased. These include prices. Information is recorded from the back and front of the notebook.

Date Range

1922-1923

Start Date

1922

End Date

1923

Access Information

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Topic

Agriculture

Place

  • United States
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 14 Folder 5