Buford Sanders Wilder soil conservation slides

Buford Sanders Wilder soil conservation slides

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Wilder, Buford Sanders, 1903-1973
Title: Buford Sanders Wilder soil conservation slides
Dates: 1932, 1948-1951
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
Coll. Number: ms3841

Biographical/Historical Note

Buford Sanders Wilder graduated from the University of Georgia in 1932 with a B.S. in agriculture. He served as a district soil conservationist in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands during the late 1940s and returned to the States in 1951. He was married to Anne Inez Wilder and they settled in Waynesboro, Ga.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 92 color slides of soil conservation sites in Puerto Rico, St. Croix, and St. Thomas. Also included is Buford Sanders Wilder's diploma from the University of Georgia.

Index Terms

Slides (Photography).
Soil conservation--Puerto Rico.
Soil conservation--United States Virgin Islands.
United States. Soil Conservation Service.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Buford Sanders Wilder soil conservation slides, ms 3841, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Soil conservation photographs, ms 2205 and Soil Conservation Service Papers, ms 2163.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Slides of soil conservation sites, 1948-1951 ( 92 slides )
OS Folder
1Bachelor of Science in Agriculture diploma, 1932