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Institute of Agricultural Technology records [formerly known as Department of Special Courses/Short Courses]

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.8

Scope and Content

The collection consists of programs, brochures, posters, yearbooks, and catalogs. There are also published and unpublished annual reports.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1969

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Institute of Agricultural Technology was also known as the Department of Special Courses/Short Courses. It reported to the Agriculture and Natural Resources College (UA 15.1). Topics and brouchures include the following areas of study: Technical Training Programs for High School Graduates, Technical Training n Agricultural Production (started 1894), Technical Training for the Landscape and Nursery Industry (Started 1945), Technical Training for Elevator and Farm Supply (started 1946),Technical Training in Commercial Floriculture (Started 1946), Farm Equipment Service and Sales (Started 1946), Soil Technicians Training Program (Started 1965), Technical Training in Turfgrass Management (Started 1966), Technical Training for the Food Processing Industry (Started 1967), Training Program in Laboratory Animal Technology (Started 1968), Electrical Technology for Agriculture (Started 1970), Rural Electrification In-Service Training (1948), Technical School for Pickle and Kraut Workers (1939)


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Institute of Agricultural Technology Records
3 Ready For Cataloging
E. Busch
February 2013
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US