Soil Conservation Service Papers

Soil Conservation Service Papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Tabor, Paul
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service. Region 2. Regional Nursery Division.
Title: Soil Conservation Service Papers
Dates: Bulk, 1951-1962
Dates: 1912-1962, bulk 1951-1962
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 3 half boxes, 2 large card file boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of notebooks, photographs, slides and printed material from the collection of Paul Tabor. The photo materials include the following notebooks with black and white plates: Kudzu Seedling Production (2 copies), Plant Materials Work in the Southeastern U.S., Some Observational Plantings - Nursery Division Region II, Soil Conservation and Land Use in the South, and Annual Technical Report - Region II, 1952-1953.
Coll. Number: ms2163

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Tabor was a Management Agronomist with the Regional Nursery Division of the Soil Conservation Service at the USDA. Mr. Tabor began his work with the Civilian Conservation Corps and worked with the Region II nurseries, which included Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The nurseries are now called Plant Materials Centers.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Agronomy--Southern States.
Black-and-white negatives.
Black-and-white photographs.
Color slides.
Color transparencies.
Contact prints.
Kudzu--Southern States.
Land use--Southern States.
Nurseries (Horticulture)--Southern States.
Plates (illustrations).
Soil conservation--Southern States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Soil Conservation Service Papers, circa 1912- circa 1962, bulk 1951-1962. MS 2163. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2 - 3Notebook - Annual Technical Report of Nursery Observational Work 1951 Apr. 1 - 1952 Mar. 31
4Notebook - Crop Development Formula
5Notebook - Plant Materials Work in the Southeastern U.S.
6Notebook - Soil Conservation and Land Use in the South
7Notebook - Species of Grasses, etc
8Notes (Paul Tabor's)
21Printed Material - Meetings, etc.
2Printed Material - Miscellaneous
3Printed Material - Periodicals
31Photographs - Aeschynomene Americana
2Photographs - Alabama - Nurseries & Other Views
3Photographs - Brownlop Millet
4Photographs - Chamaecrista Fasciculata
5Photographs - Charts
6Photographs - Church - Bethel Methodist (Unidentified Location)
7Photographs - Corn
8Photographs - Cotton
9Photographs - Cowpeas
10Photographs - Crimson Clover
11Photographs - Erosion
12Photographs - Fescue
13Photographs - Fescue - Suiter Farm, Frenchburg, KY
14Photographs - Florida - Nurseries, etc.
15Photographs - Georgia - Farm Scenes
16 - 18Photographs - Kudzu
19Photographs - Ladiuo Clover, etc.
20Photographs - Lespedegas
21Photographs - Madison, GA - McIntire House
22Photographs - Miscellaneous and Unidentified
23Photographs - Miscellaneous Farming Scenes
24 - 25Photographs - Pasture and Grazing Scenes
41Photographs - Scarifier
2Photographs - Seeds
3Photographs - Some Observational Platings, etc.
4Photographs- Tangierpeas
5Photographs - Torpedo Grass
6Photographs - Urochloa Mosambicensis
7Photographs - Wilmington Bahia Grass
6Photographs - Virginia Nurseries, etc. - VA-N1-1 through VA-N1-273
7Photographs & Negatives - Virginia Nurseries, etc. - VA-N1-1 through VA-N1-273