Androscoggin Valley Dairy Herd Improvement Association Reports
Scope and Contents of the Records
Monthly and annual reports, 1943-1949, of the Androscoggin Valley Herd Improvement Association based in Lewiston, Maine. Includes milk production and milk fat reports, as well as the popular column, "Twitterings by the Cowbird" by tester J. Wilmer Heisey, which contained news about member farms and commentary on dairy topics.
- Androscoggin Valley Dairy Herd Improvement Association (Organization)
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Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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J. Wilmer Heisey was a tester for the Androscogging Valley Herd Improvement Association and authored the monthly reports, including the "Twitterings by the Cowbird" column.
The Androscoggin Valley Herd Improvement Association, based in Lewiston, Maine was started about 1929. The monthly and annual reports, produced by the association’s dairy testers, contained milk production and milk fat reports and other news.
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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Arrangement of the Records
As arranged by the donor, the records are divided into monthly newsletters and annual reports and arranged chronologically within these divisions.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by J. Wilmer Heisey in December 2012 and January 2013.
- Androscoggin County (Me.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Annual reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Dairy farming -- Maine -- Androscoggin Valley Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Heisey, J. Wilmer (James Wilmer), 1923-2013
- Monthly reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Guide to the Androscoggin Valley Dairy Herd Improvement Association Reports
- Box And Folder List Available
- Elizabeth Russell
- February 2015
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