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Nancy J. Rash papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/58

Scope and Content

The collection (1957-1994) contains the 4-H record book of Nancy J. Wagner. The record book contains record books for 4-H projects, personal and club activities, Nancy’s 4-H stories, photographs of club and project activities, and newspaper clippings. The collection also contains the 4-H record book of Lyle Moem, Rash’s husband. The rest of the collection is training material for 4-H leaders and training material for each project area.


  • 1957-1994

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Nancy J. Rash was born on February 2, 1952 to Joseph and Patricia Rash of Union, Iowa. She joined 4-H in 1962 as a member of the Union Whitten Hustlers and then the Union Preppy Pals 4-H Club. She was a member until 1970. Rash graduated from Union-Whitten Community School in May of 1970. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics on February 23, 1974 from Iowa State University. In October 1982, Rash received a Master of Science in Education from University of Kansas.


4.14 Linear Feet ( 6 document boxes, 1 half document box, and 1 oversized box)


Nancy J. Rash was a member of the Union Whitten Hustlers and Union Preppy Pals 4-H Club from 1962-1970. Nancy was also a 4-H staff person, directing leaders and project training in Howard, Winneshiek, and Allamakee counties from 1983-1985. The collection (1957-1994) contains the 4-H record books with projects, club activities, photographs, as well as 4-H leader and project training material.

Items in related collections

RS 16/3/4. Iowa State University. 4-H Youth Development records, 1915-2010 RS 16/3/7. Iowa 4-H Foundation records

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 16/3/4/58. Nancy J. Rash papers, 1957-1994
April 9, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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