Organized in 1884, the Vansville Farmers Club sponsored the first farmers' institutes in Maryland. Consisting largely of minutes of meetings, the collection includes information about farm inspections, animal and crop diseases, and the promotion of agricultural improvements.
An 1891 graduate of the Maryland Agricultural College, Fletcher Pearre Veitch (1868-1943) was a chemist and soil physicist for the college, the Agricultural Experiment Station, and the United States Department of Agriculture. The collection, consisting of correspondence, publications, proxy records, and speeches, documents Veitch's active involvement in the alumni affairs of the Maryland Agricultural College and the University of Maryland.
The Vera Stöger-Schwarz papers consist of 18 photocopies of articles and lectures by and about Stöger-Schwartz, pianist, harpsichordist, and pedagogue, as well as the program presented in her memory at the University of Maryland, College Park, on May 16, 1981. Included is one photograph of Stöger-Schwarz. The materials span 1964 through 1982.