George Washington Carver publications from the Tuskegee Institute bulletin, 1911-1943

3482

Collection Overview

Title:
George Washington Carver publications from the Tuskegee Institute bulletin
Dates (Inclusive):
1911-1943
Creator:
Carver, George Washington
Abstract:
George Washington Carver was a prominent African American research scientist, specializing in agriculture. Born a slave, his discoveries revolutionized the economy of Southern States by reducing their dependence on cotton, and making peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soybeans viable cash crops.
Abstract:
The collection consists of fourteen bulletins written by Carver and published by the Tuskegee Institute.
Collection Number:
3482
Size:
14 item(s)
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the  library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

The collection consists of fourteen bulletins written by Carver and published by the Tuskegee Institute. The focus is primarily agricultural research in Alabama. Includes:white and color washing with native clays from Macon County, Alabama, Bulletin no. 21, 1911; Alfalfa, the king of all fodder plants successfully grown in Macon County, Ala., Bulletin No. 29, 1915; Twelve Ways To Meet The New Economic Conditions Here In The South, Bulletin no. 33, 1917;How To Make Sweet Potato Flour, Starch, Sugar Bread And Mock Cocoanut, Bulletin no. 37, 1918; How The Farmer Can Save His Sweet Potatoes, bulletin no. 38, 1922; The Pickling and Curing Of Meat In Hot Weather, 2nd ed., Bulletin no. 24, 1925; How To Grow The Ppeanut, 4th ed., Bulletin no. 31, 1925; How To Grow The Cow Pea, Bulletin no. 35, 1925; How The Farmer Can Save His Sweet Potatoes, 2nd ed., Bulletin no. 38, 1925; Can Life Stock Be Raised Profitably In Alabama?, Bulletin no. 41, 1936; How To Build Up And maintain the virgin fertility of our soils, Bulletin no. 42, 1936; The Farmer's almanac, 2nd ed., Bulletin no. 1, 1899, rev. 1940; Nature's garden for victory and peace, Bulletin no. 43, 1942; The peanut, co-written by Austin W. Curtis, Jr., Bulletin no. 44, 1943.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Washington Carver publications from the Tuskegee Institute Bulletin, RBM 3482, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Carver, George Washington

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