Elmo C. Hester, Jr. collection

Elmo C. Hester, Jr. collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hester, Elmo C.
Title: Elmo C. Hester, Jr. collection
Dates: 1950s-1970s
Quantity: 11.6 Linear feet (8 cartons, 6 document boxes, 2 photo boxes, 1 oversized folder A)
Coll. Number: ms3091

Biographical/Historical Note

Elmo C. Hester, Jr. was a graduate of the College of Agriculture at the University of Georgia. He was the farm editor for the Atlanta Constitution, farm editor for the Columbus Enquirer, editor-publisher of Georgia Farmer magazine and South Carolina Farmer/Grower magazine, and founder and publisher of Pecan South magazine.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of approximately 6,000 photographs and 4,500 slides of agriculture related items such as people, barns, sheds, pecan groves, pests, poultry, quail, swine, and other farm related images.


Index Terms

Agriculture--Photographs.
Agriculture--Slides.
Farm buildings--Photographs.
Farm buildings--Slides.
Livestock--Photographs.
Livestock--Slides.
Slides (photographs)
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elmo C. Hester, Jr. collection, 1950s-1970s. MS 3091. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Photos

BoxFolder
11Agrirama/Westville
2Apples
3Apple Diseases
4Beef Cattle - Angus
5Beef Cattle - Charolais
6Beef Cattle - General
7Beef Cattle - Pasture
8Beef Cattle - Product
9Beef Cattle - Shows
10Bees
11Blackberries
12Blueberries
13Buffel Grass
14Buildings/Facilities
15Chinchilla
16Conservation - Drainage
17Conservation - General
18Conservation - Mulch Planting
19Conservation - Ponds
20Conservation - Terracing
21Conservation - Waterways
22Corn - Filling
23Corn - General
24Corn - Harvest
25Corn - Mature
26Corn - Young
BoxFolder
21Cotton - Blooming
2Cotton - General
3Cotton - Harvest
4Cotton - Open
5Cotton - Young
6Crop Dusting
7Crops
8Dairy Cattle - Barnyard
9Dairy Cattle - Barnyard
10Dairy Cattle - Barnyard
11Dairy Cattle - Calves
12Dairy Cattle - Cows
13Dairy Promotion
14Dogs
15Eggs
16Electricity
17Equipment and Machinery
18Equipment and Machinery
19Equipment and Machinery
20Equipment and Machinery
21Equipment and Machinery
22Equipment and Machinery
BoxFolder
31Equipment and Machinery
2Equipment and Machinery
3Equipment and Machinery
4Equipment and Machinery
5Equipment and Machinery
6Equipment and Machinery
7Equipment and Machinery
8Exotic Breeds
9Extension Services
10Fairs, Exhibitions, Shows, 1976
11Fairs, Floats, Festivals
12Fall Panicum
13Farm Buildings and Barns
14Feeds and Feeding
15Fertilizer
16FFA and 4-H
17Fields
18Fire Ants
19Fish
20Flame Cultivation
21Florida Pecan Growers Association
22Flowers
23Forage
24Forests - General
25Forests - Good Production Practices
26Forests - P.R. Material
27Forests - Pulpwood
BoxFolder
41Forests - Trees
2Forests - Turpentining
3Forests - Young Trees
4GEHL - Sales Information
5GEHL - Machinery
6Georgia Power Company Convention
7Grain
8Grapes
9Greenhouses
10Hay
11Herbicides
12Hogs - Boars
13Hogs - Facilities
14Hogs - Feeder Pigs
15Hogs - Finishing
16Hogs - General
17Hogs - Markets
18Hogs - Processing
19Hogs - Shows
20Hogs - Sows Alone
21Hogs - Sows with Pigs
22Homes and Furnishings
23Horticulture
24Horses
25Hunting
26Insects and Disease
27Irrigation - General
28Irrigation - General
29Irrigation - Water Storage Tanks
BoxFolder
51Labs/Experiments
2Lakes, Ponds, etc.
3Leaves
4Logging/Wood
5Microscopic Plant Parts
6Mules
7Mushrooms
8Nuts - Miscellaneous
9Orchards, Groves, etc.
10Pastures
11Peach Brown Rot
12Peaches
13Peanuts
14Peas
15Pecans
16Pecan Leaf Diseases
17Pecan Tree Treatment
18Pellets
19People - Award Recipients
20People - Beauty Queens
21People - Executives
22People - Families
23People - Farm Workers
24People - Farm Workers
25People - Georgians
26People - Miscellaneous
27People - Politicians
28People - Professionals
29People - Professionals
30People - South Carolinians
BoxFolder
61Pesticides
2Pests
3Plant Disease
3Plant Disease
4Potatoes
5Potted Plants
6Poultry - Broilers
7Poultry - Care and Feeding
8Poultry - Chicks
9Poultry - Layers
10Poultry - Miscellaneous
11Pruining/Thinning
12Roots
13Seeds
14Sheep and Lambs
15Silage
16Sorghum
17Soybeans - General
18Soybeans - Harvesting
19Soybeans - Product
20Soybeans - Production Practices
21Soybeans - Weed and Weed Control
22Soybeans - Young
23Spraying
24Strawberries
25Sweet Potatoes
26State Dairy Parade
27Timber and Trees
28Tobacco - General
29Tobacco - Harvesting, Curing, Selling
30Tobacco - Production Practices
31Tomatoes
32Tree Branches/Twigs
33Turkeys
34Vegetables
35Watermelons
36Weed Control
37Wine
 

Slides

BoxFolder
71Aerial Views
2American Camelia Society
3Apples
4Blueberries
5Crape Myrtle
6Crops
7Farm Equipment
8Farm Equipment
9Fields
10Flowers
11Flowers
12Fruits (Various)
13Grapes
14Greenhouse
15Hats
16Insects
17Longwood Gardens
18Luchsinger Farm
19Owen's Vineyard Nursery, 1979
20Peaches
21Pecans
22People
23Plant Diseases
24Spraying
25Trees
26University of Georgia All American Test Garden
27Water
BoxFolder
81Loose slides in boxes, including subjects such as peanuts, pecans, irrigation, etc.
 

Proofs

BoxFolder
91Agricultural Convention
2Apples
3Buildings
4Cattle
5Cattle
6Corn
7Cotton
8Crops
9Cucumber
10Farm Equipment
11Fields
12Forestry
13Grapes
14Greenhouse
15Hay
BoxFolder
101Hogs and Piglets
2Horses
3Irrigation
4Lakes, Ponds, etc.
5Onions
6Peanuts
7Pecans
8People
9Poultry and Egg Production
10Sheep
11Soybeans
12Spraying
13Tobacco
14Trout Farm
15Western Irrigated Meeting, 1976
16Unsorted
 

Printed Materials

BoxFolder
111AAEA Standards
2Advertisements and Cartoons
3Diagrams
4Film
5Gasohol
6Graphs
7Growers
8Letters and Notes
9Magazines and Articles
10McCall Pattern Company News and Photo Services
11Newsletters
12Note Cards with Contact Information
13Pamphlets
14Press/News Releases
15Production Statistics
16Recipe Books and Papers for Pork
17Reports
18Transparencies - Charts
19Transparencies - Flowers and Plants
20Transparencies - Miscellaneous
21Transparencies - Trees
 

Bio Files

BoxFolder
121Abbit, Ben
2Aiken, Dr. J.B.
3Aldrich, Jim
4Amling, Dr. Harry
5Andrews, Charles P.
6Arnold, C.E.
7Ball, Joe C.
8Barber, James M.
9Barnes, Harris Jr.
10Biggs, R.H.
11Boethel, David J.
12Boutwell, John L.
13Bowden, Henry L.
14Branson, Jay
15Brison, Dr. Fred
16Brittain, Jere A.
17Brook, Ted S.
18Brooks, Howard
19Brooks, Joe F.
20Bryant, Douglas
21Buchanan, Dan
22Busbee, Mary Beth
23Campbell, Russell K.
24Cannon, Joe
25Carpenter, T.L.
26Clayton, C.N.
27Colditz, Paul
28Coleman, Richard L.
29Collins, Major C.
30Condra, Gary D.
31Corley, W.L.
32Crater, Doug
33Crocker, Thomas F.
34Crocker, Timothy
35Cullipher, Jack M.
36Daniell, J.W.
37Dickson, Angus Jr.
38Dillard, B.M.
39Doremus, Celia
40Drake, Charles R.
41Eckstein, Erwin B.
42Eikenberry, R.D.
43Einert, A.E.
44Ellis, H.C.
45Escher, Gielijh
46Ferree, Maurice E.
47Flora, L.F.
48Forde, Harold
49Galloway, Frasier T.
50J.L. Farmakis, Inc.
 
Box
13Unsorted Negatives
 
Box
14Partial Index
 
BoxBox
1615Unsorted Photographs and Negatives (2 boxes)
 
OS Folder
1AMiscellaneous