MS. Manuscript Collections
Found in 637 Collections and/or Records:
The collection (1992-2002) consists of newspaper clippings regarding land use in Iowa, often focusing on proposed development. Also includes records from the Rural-Urban Land Stewardship Project (RUSP). In addition, there is a folder of print outs from selected pages within the organization's web page.
This collection (1914-1920) contains two photograph albums and a series of 665 photographs and photographic postcards in a variety of sizes. The subjects include images of the Aden family and friends, their farm, including houses, yards, and outbuildings, livestock and pets, barns, the haying and threshing of crops, farm equipment and machinery, as well as soldiers in World War I France, Iowa towns, traveling by buggy and automobiles, and trips to the American West.
The collection (1933-1936, undated) contains radio talks given by Bowers, taped oral history interviews, newspaper clippings, and a photograph of Bowers with a farmer. The oral history interview transcript contains remarks related to the Farmer’s Holiday Movement, among other matters.
This collection is made up of product literature for agricultural machinery and implements. Some is instructional in nature, i.e., guidelines for erecting a windmill. Other items were designed to promote sales. Few of these items are dated, but most appear to be from the 1930s and 1940s. These files are arranged in general categories, alphabetically by the name of the product. An index of company and manufacturer names is included at the end of this finding aid.
This collection (1972-1981, undated) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, news clippings, and U.S. Department of the Interior reports and maps. The collection documents the organization's efforts for close to a decade.
Agricultural Publications files were collected by Jay Wangsward of "Progressive Farmer". The collection consists of circulation records, advertising rate cards, and publisher's statements of publications that were competitors of "Progressive Farmer" magazine in the mid-1900s.
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott became famous in American literary and drama circles as an author, critic, and actor. Woollcott worked for several influential New York magazines and newspapers as well as radio. Woollcott wrote several novels and portrayed himself in Kaufman and Hart's "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1940), a play based on Woollcott himself. The collection contains a single letter to a "little struggler" regarding work doing book reviews.
This collection (1978-[ongoing]) consists primarily of extensive planning documents for meetings and conferences and papers and drafts from the Alliance's numerous special projects. In addition, there are AHLP membership directories.
Also included are minutes from the Board of Directors' meetings, as well as records of incorporation, by-laws, and tax-exempt status.
This collection (1983-2004) contains copies of the constitution and bylaws, correspondence and meeting minutes, newsletters, a membership directory, and a short history of the AAVDM.
This collection (1964-1976, undated) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, publications, and other resource material. The collection documents the work of the Broiler Program and contains information about membership, programs, and the poultry industry.
Organization formed in 1977 in response to Congressional legislation entailing four years of farm prices below the cost of production. In many states, farmers organized protests, strikes, pickets, boycotts, and marches on state capitols and on Washington, D.C. (1977-1979). Collection includes a historical calendar, newsletters, press releases, correspondence, and news clippings.
This collection (1979-1992, undated) consists of guides and programs dating from 1979-1992. It contains details about the duties of equine practitioners, procedures, and information from monthly and annual reviews of the group’s activities and meetings.
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Marketing and Public Relations Committee records
This collection consists of marketing handbooks from various state home economics/human sciences associations and universities, home economics handbooks, display signs, and the AHEA newsletter. These materials were part of the committee's collection of resource materials for marketing home economics.
This collection (1955-1988, undated) consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, programs, and annual meeting information. Among the topics covered are the health and nutrition of animals, the association’s relationships to the livestock and poultry enterprises, and drug and chemical firms. Correspondence pertaining to the board members, members, and general inquiries are also found in the collection.