Cochise County Agricultural Extension glass plates collection, undated

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Cochise County Agricultural Extension glass plates collection, undated

MS 749

Collection Summary

Creator: Anderson, Robert
Collection Name:Cochise County Agricultural Extension glass plates collection,
Inclusive Dates: undated
Bulk Dates:
Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet
Abstract:Glass plate negatives from the Cochise County Agriculutral Extension, largely in part dealing with tree care, animal husbandy, prairie dog problems, tomatoes, and several untitled glass plates. Plates are undated.
Collection Number:MS 749
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Historical Note

Cochise County includes Bisbee, Sierra Vista, Douglas, Benson, Willcox, Tombstone, and several other southeastern Arizona cities. The county seat is located in Bisbee. The most populous city in the county is Sierra Vista. The head of the 4-H Agricultural Center is located in Douglas. The Agricultural Extension offers programs like 4-H, Water Wise, Master Gardner, Health Zone and SNAP-Ed, Noxious Weeds program, Rangeland Management, and also offers Livestock services. The photographs included in this collection were taken by/for the Cochise County Agricultural Extension. Several were likely used in community presentations.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of glass plate negatives created by/for the Cochise County Agricultural Extension. A majority of the plates include no identifying information and are labeled 'untitled'. All plates that had identifying information had this information noted in the finding aid. Some plates show signs of cracking or other damage, which has been noted on an individual basis.

Photograph topics include: sheep shearing, horse clipping, cow clipping, flood/water dam damage, peach trees, soils, apple trees, tomato plants and planting, tomato cultures and transplanting, crop diseases and damage, prairie dogs as crop devestators, harvester ants, pests, and other relevant topics pertaining to animal husbandry, range management, and planting in Arizona.


This collection is organized into 1 series.



There are no restrictions on this collection.


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Access Terms

Geographic Name(s)
Cochise County (Ariz.)

Agricultural extension work -- Arizona
Animal industry -- Arizona
Plant diseases -- Southwest, New
Plant ecology -- Arizona
Trees, Care of

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Cochise County Agricultural Extension glass plates collection (MS 749). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries

Processing History

Processed by Michelle Nicole Boyer-Kelly in 2021.

Container List

11-54 Untitled glass plates, undated
21-12 Untitled glass plates, undated
213-26 Untitled, cracked glass plates, undated
227 Machine horse clipping, undated
228-42 Machine sheep shearing (plates 1-15), undated
243 Broken flood water dam, Watson, undated
244 Peach, too high (cracked), undated
245 Rabbi Vingniry-Weiss (?), Cochise, undated
246 Tomato culture staking, undated
247 Sediment in freshwater dam, undated
248 Apple, undated
249 High lead, sun scald, undated
250 Peach, St. David, 3-year-old peach tree, undated
251 Peach, fair lead, undated
252 Well leaded apple, undated
253 Home of R. M. Johnson (Panchall photograph), undated
254 Packing tomatoes near McNeal (Panchall photograph), undated
255 Cochise, undated
256 Johnson's parcels, peaches, undated
257 Peaches, thinned out too much, undated
258 Cochise pruning demonstration, undated
259 Prof. Lloyd scene in Texas Canyon (Parchall photograph), undated
260 Transplanting tomatoes (1) (Parchall photograph), undated
261 Transplanting tomatoes (2) (Parchall photograph), undated
262 Transplanting tomatoes (3) (Parchall photograph), undated
263 Transplanting tomatoes (4) (Parchall photograph), undated
264 Tomato culture, Boys Garden, Benson (5) (Parchall photograph), undated
265 Tomato culture, undated
266 Machine cow clipping (cracked), undated
267 High quality purebred Herefords... (cracked), undated
268 Prairie dogs destroying range, undated
269 A prairie dog town in the Sulphur Spring Valley, undated
270 Damages in Cochise County, undated
271 Which shall have the grass..., undated
272 Another source of diseases..., undated
273 The soil can be packed around..., undated
274 How to exterminate prairie dogs, undated
275 An example of overgrazing..., undated
276 Before and after, undated
277 Harvester ants, undated
278 An ant nest near an alfalfa field, undated
279 Another home-made fly trap..., undated
280 The proper way to arrange watering place..., undated
281 Carbon bisulfide treatment (1) (cracked), undated
282 Carbon bisulfide treatment (2), undated
283 Land left for a few hours..., undated
284 To save moisture..., undated
285 A prairie dog infested area (cracked), undated
286 Peach, bad top (cracked), undated
287 Barn on farm of A. B. Young (Parchall photograph), undated