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African Agricultural Mechanization Study records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-
Scope and Contents

The African Agricultural Mechanization Study records contain administrative and accounting records, correspondence, and progress and final reports. Technical records consist primarily of information on hydraulic systems, also some on agriculture and various African countries. Also includes a few workshop and colloquium records, and records for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Dates: 1962 - 1971

Andrew Hunt collection

Identifier: c-00113
Scope and Contents

The Andrew Hunt collection includes tax receipts (1844-1866) for land in Ingham County, Michigan, a road district labor assessment for Ingham Township, Ingham County, Michigan (1882), a copy of American Swineherd for July 1891, a People's Party state ticket for New York (circa 1870), a National Greenback ticket (circa 1884), and a brochure (1872) describing the Dodge Reaper and Mower.

Dates: 1844 - 1891

Centennial Celebration records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-13.3.1
Scope and Contents The records of Michigan State University's centennial include administrative subject files (1949-1956), files pertaining to the eleven academic symposia held throughout 1955 (1954-1956), reference materials pertaining to anniversary celebrations held by other colleges and universities (1936-1955), and resolutions and correspondence from other institutions congratulating MSU in its centennial year. The collection also contains a great deal of correspondence in the first two series...
Dates: 1936 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1956

Dunkley Company records

Identifier: c-00450
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of records relating to a cherry-pitting machine manufactured by the Dunkley Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dates: 1938, Undated

Fred Byers collection

Identifier: c-00607
Scope and Contents

The Fred Byers Collection contains photographs of agricultural machinery and postcards of the construction of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad.

Dates: 1900 - 1910

H. Cecil Wolsey collection

Identifier: 00111
Scope and Contents

Much of the collection consists of Wolsey's copies of booklets, brochures, catalogs, and manuals concerning combines, corn pickers, and other machinery and parts made by and for the Oliver Corporation. Additional items included in the collection are production charts (1960-1962), speed charts for various machines, correspondence regarding a damage suit against the company (1967), and books on machinery and engineering principles.

Dates: 1939 - 1967

Harry S. Wilt papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.53
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications concerned with the field of agriculture including Quarterly of the Alpha Zeta, the magazine for the agriculture fraternity which contains updates by schools. Scribener’s Lumber and Log Book gives tables for measurements and guides for aspects of the lumber trade. Notable is the catalog for W.S. Hannah and Sons Poultry, a business owned by the father of MSU...
Dates: 1882 - 1948

McCormick (C. H.) Company records

Identifier: c-00218
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three circulars from the McCormick Company regarding McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Each of the circulars advertises an official company agent selling the reaper and other farm machinery. One of the circulars includes a reprinted newspaper article describing a suit bought by Cyrus H. McCormick for patent infringement.

Dates: 1850, 1874

Moore's Rural New-Yorker records

Identifier: c-00074
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings (1869-1872) from Moore's Rural New-Yorker, the bulk of which deal with farm machinery, crops, and various breeds or cattle, horses, and poultry. Also included are an article and drawing of the celebrations in Paris at the end of the Franco-Prussian War.

Dates: 1869 - 1872

Oliver Corporation collection

Identifier: 00094
Scope and Contents The collection includes business records, newspaper clippings, catalogs, centennial articles, and historical data related to the Oliver Corporation and its owners. Also included in the collection are photographs from the Centennial of Oliver Corporation, ranging from the banquet that was held to the plant tours given by the executives. There are also photographs of Oliver Corporation train cars, board members, and a group photograph of the National Association of Thresher Manufacturers from...
Dates: 1870 - 1961

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