Michigan Farm Bureau
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Copies of the first and second drafts of Brody's history of the Michigan Farm Bureau comprise the major part of the papers. Much of the information contained in these manuscripts did not appear in his book In the Service of the Farmer: My life in the Michigan Farm Bureau (Michigan State University Press, 1959), which is a much shorter history than he had originally intended. The book is autobiographical and describes the changes in farming and in the life of...
Dates: 1847 - 2007
Scope and Contents The records consist of department administrative materials as well as reports and publications. There is also material about the bean industry, creameries, and elevators. Also included are bylaws, financial information and questionnaires relating to cooperatives, exchanges, agriculture associations and farm bureaus in Michigan. They are arranged by county and then alphabetically by name. The collection also contains photographs of images of cooperative creameries from around the state. ...
Dates: 1900 - 2007
Scope and Contents The Frank G. Dennis papers consist of articles and biographical information about, and awards given to Frank G. Dennis, Stanley Johnston, and Sylvan Wittwer who were members of the Horticulture Department at Michigan State University (MSU). There is also information regarding the history of horticulture at MSU. Records include materials about Sylvan Wittwer used by Dennis to write his book and a copy of the poem “Ode to Cyclone” written by Dennis. The collection also includes a number of...
Dates: 1957 - 2008
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into eleven series:FARM INCOME TAX RECORDS. 1942-1966. This series contains accounting information for federal income taxes and farm business analyses.JOURNALS. 1948-1965. This series contains journals consisting of income and expense accounts with some subsidiary ledgers.DIARIES. 1931-1979. This series contains mainly diaries of George Bitzer and one diary of Tula Bitzer. MISCELLANEOUS. 1921-1968. This series...
Dates: 1905 - 1967