Guide to the James A. Burgbacher Advertisement, undated

Summary Information

Title: James A. Burgbacher Advertisement, undated
Collection: AC.721
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The James A. Burgbacher Advertisement includes one advertisement card for his specialty chicken breeds, eggs and fowl available for sale.

Creator: Burgbacher, James A.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for James A. Burgbacher.

Scope and Contents

This collection is one small advertisment card for Jas. A. Burgbacher, Middleborne, West Virginia. His specialty was Pit Games (chickens). He listed breeds as available. Eggs were available for purchase for $1.50 for 13, sold with a replacement guarantee if returned. On the back side, Burgbacher describes the genealogy, weights, and other qualities of his breeds.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from L&T Respess Books in 2010. Accession number AC.2010.070

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Anita Elliott, December 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.721: Burgbacher, Jas.(James) A., Middlebourned, West Virginia, Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Advertisement, undated ACSC_Box 24, Folder 14