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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-15.1
Scope and Contents The collection of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources consists of correspondence from 1902 to 1904, agriculture census reports from the 1960s, reports on agricultural schools, the teaching load for each department in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and careers in agriculture. Other materials include brochures about the college and its programs, information about Agriculture and Natural Resources Week, reports about international programs, short course for...
Dates: 1866 - 2017

Colombia Project records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.9.5.8
Scope and Contents Colombia Project records include official and special reports on the Project; contracts between Michigan State University and the University of Colombia, as well as contracts with funding bodies, the Universities of Medellin and Palmira, and other involved organizations; work plans dealing with specific agricultural or economic issues; and reports pertaining to the Point Four Program and to the Kellogg Foundation. These records include a variety of materials related to agriculture, including...
Dates: 1942 - 1967

Cooperative Extension Service records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.34
Scope and Contents The records of Cooperative Extension consist of county and project reports beginning in 1913. These county reports contain information on Extension activities and may give some detail about a particular project in that county or a specific agent. The project reports contain information about project work in the whole state. The reports may be in a narrative report format or a preprinted form. Some include appendices that include newspaper articles about activities or handouts created for...
Dates: 1913 - 2013

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.36
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous papers from the department. The earliest record is a 19th century record book of experiments about growing beets, possibly copied from another source. The entries include “Experiments with Sugar Beets” by F. F. Tanner, “Experiments with Sugar Beets” by A. T. Stevens, “Experiments with Roots to Determine the Relative Value of Sod versus Stubble, Sand versus Clay, and Clay versus Hummus Soil for Beets, Carrots, and Ruta Bagas” by Luther H. Baker,...
Dates: 1891 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1994

Educational Development Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.5
Scope and Contents The Educational Development Program records include project reports, reports on education topics, a progress report to the Ford Foundation (1964-1965), correspondence (1966), a diary of Robert H. Davis pertaining to his visit with agriculture faculty in Balcarce, Argentina (1970), a survey of university policies on student life (undated), and the report “The University, The Community, and Michigan’s Children Final Report of the MSU International Year of the Child Committee.” Also included...
Dates: 1963 - 1980

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

Farmers' Institutes records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-22.6
Scope and Contents Farmers' Institutes records contain correspondence about the institutes and educational outreach programs held around the state. Correspondence is arrange by countyAlso included is a notebook given to attendees so that they could take notes on the techniques and information given during the meetings. Drawings of campus buildings and information encouraging people to enroll in college are featured on the pages of the notebook. The notebook is blank except for a few notes that...
Dates: 1876 - 1961

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

Levi Taft and Thacker family collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.381
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items from three members of the Levi Taft family. Included is a brief history of the descendants of the Levi Taft family and a history of Thomas Thacker's ROTC summer stories. Related to Levi Taft, there are numerous photos of him, his wife, and life on the campus of Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) at the turn of the century. Also included are minutes, a constitution, articles of incorporation and bylaws, treasurer's reports, a...
Dates: 1899-1921, circa 1920-1930, 2007, 2012, undated

M. Peter McPherson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.19
Scope and Contents This collection contains office files from Michigan State University President Peter McPherson, who was president from 1993-2004. The Calendar series contains McPherson office and appointment calendars. The Correspondence files contain chronological files as well as topical files of particular importance. Annual reports, research reports, and special reports produced for and by McPherson are in the Reports series. McPherson's annual State of the University addresses and some commencement...
Dates: 1993 - 2004

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Hannah, John A., 1902-1991 2
Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service 2
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