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About Special Collections and University Archives
Best, Billy F. Saving Seeds, Preserving Taste: Heirloom Seed Savers in Appalachia, 2013. Call Number SB 118.38 B47 20013 Spec Large
Crellin, J. K. Trying to Give Ease: Tommie Bass and the Story of Herbal Medicine, 1997. Call Number: RS 164 B324 C74 1997 Spec Large
Dabney, Joseph. Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread & Scuppernong Wine: The Folklore and Art of Southern Appalachian Cooking, c1998. Call Number: TX 715.2 S68 D43 1998 Spec Large (2 copies)
Encyclopedia of Appalachia, 2006. Call Number: F 106 E53 2006 Spec Large
The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery, 1992. Call Number: TX 715 F826 1992 Spec Large
Foxfire's Book of Wood Stove Cookery, c2006. Call Number: TX 715 F827 2006 Spec Small
A Foxfire Christmas, 1996. Call Number: GT 4986 A77 F68 1996 Spec Large
Gabbard, Alex. Return to Thunder Road: The Story Behind the Legend, 1992. Call Number: HJ 5021A127 G3 1992 Spec Large
Marriott, Norman G. Meat Carving, 2000. Call Number: LD 5655 A762 no.458-002 Spec VPI
Savor the South Cookbook series from the University of North Carolina Press. A complete list of
items in Special Collections from this series is available online. Skeens, Betty. Grazing Along the Crooked Road: Recipes and Stories--Past and Present, c2008. Call Number: TX 715 S575 2008 Spec Large
Other Resources (Online or beyond Special Collections)
Photographs from the Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects), 1890s-present.
A small portion of this collection, relating to Appalachia generally, is
available online. A small portion of the collection relating to agriculture at Virginia Tech is
available online. A small portion of the collection relating to agriculture, including in Appalachia, is
available online. Photographs are organized in folders by topic, a list of which is
available in the finding aid. All materials can be viewed by visiting Special Collections when we are open.