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United States. Department of Agriculture

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 18650515

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bessey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.416
Scope and Contents The Bessey family papers have been arranged into the following series: Biographical Data, Manuscripts and Publications, General, Correspondence, Scrapbooks, Oversized materials and Photographs.The series Biographical Data includes information on Charles and Ernst Bessey, and on relatives of Edith Carleton Higgins (Mrs. Ernst A. Bessey), including her mother, Ella M. (Noyes) Higgins (1851-1913); her sisters, Mabel Cornell Porter and Bertha Noyes and, her brothers, Leslie A. Higgins...
Dates: 1878 - 1968

Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development (CSNRD) records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.9.5.15
Scope and Contents The records document the efforts of the Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development (Michigan State University, Colorado State University, Kansas State University, Ohio State University, University of Wisconsin, Research Triangle Institute of the University of North Carolina, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Interior,) under contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development to improve agriculture in Nigeria through education, research and investment....
Dates: 1964 - 1969

Dillman S. Bullock papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.412
Scope and Contents The majority of the papers are correspondence from Bullock and his wife, Katie, and to his mother, Mrs. C. A. Bullock of Hadley, Michigan. The letters contain details of missionary work, life in South America, political and social affairs in Chile and Argentina, and personal matters. Also covered in Bullock's letters is his work and interest in natural history, especially wildlife. An account of a trip Bullock took to Isla Dela Mocha in 1932 is included in the correspondence which discusses...
Dates: 1901 - 1967

Farmers and Manufacturers Beet Sugar Association Contracts, 1949 - 1960

 File — drawer: F.D., Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

The Controller's records consist of audited financial statements and reports of examination. (1959-1971). This collection also contains the MSU Manual of Business Procedures (MBP) from 1972, 1980-2002.

The Electronic Resources include correspondence in the form of e-mail memos and attachments.

Dates: 1949 - 1960

Frank Benton papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.438
Scope and Contents The Frank Benton papers include academic correspondence, newspaper clippings which discuss apiculture, Benton's work in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the 25th Annual Meeting of the North American Beekeepers Association and miscellaneous poems and writings, papers from the Association, a Japanese translation of his book The Honey Bee, personal notes, and a cash book for the Carnolian Apiaries (1899-1900). Of note are personal manuscripts by Benton on topics such as the...
Dates: 1879 - 1915

George M. Bitzer records

 Collection
Identifier: 00160
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

Louis A. Wolfanger collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.87
Scope and Contents The Louis Wolfanger collection includes soil science and geography course material. Included are course outlines and exams from soil science classes and a geography class for the Army Air Corps at Michigan State University, blank doctorate exams for Wolfanger’s former students at MSU, and correspondence and information regarding meetings on zoning. There are also lectures on soil science from C. F. Marbut and H. H. Bennett, professors associated with the United States Department of...
Dates: circa 1900-1964, undated

Marilyn Grigg papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.196
Scope and Contents

The Marilyn Grigg papers consist of a notebook containing materials for Cooperative Extension Planning Courses (1961-1963), and food and nutrition publications from the USDA, Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service, and other organizations.

Dates: 1942 - 1963

Michigan Bean Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 00110
Scope and Contents of the Records Efforts covering a sixty-year span to improve farm markets through the pooling of farm commodities, the organization of growers and shippers, promotional marketing and advertising, and bean research are documented in letters, newspaper clippings, articles and legal documents in the collection. In these records are correspondence, memoranda and articles on state and federal agricultural subsidy programs and restrictions. There also is the Wickes Corporation merger, documented through notes,...
Dates: 1906 - 1980