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Linda M. Wild papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/246

Scope and Content

The collection (1961-1966) contains Linda Wild's 4-H record book and two of her uniforms. The record book documents Wild's time as a member of the Marion's Best 4-H Club and includes project information, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal health reports, and annual summaries of club work.


  • 1961-1966

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Linda Mae Wild was born on January 7, 1951 to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wild. She was raised in rural Linn County outside of Marion, Iowa. Wild joined the local 4-H club, Marion's Best, in 1961 and remained a member for five years. During those years she served as club vice president, junior secretary, and historian. Wild completed projects in home improvement, food and nutrition, clothing, and home furnishings.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)

Related collection materials

The University Archives contains many collections related to 4-H including:

•4-H Youth Development Records, RS 16/3/4

•Elva J. Brown 4-H Scrapbooks, RS 16/3/4/55

•Junior Eugene Ellis Papers, RS 16/3/4/56

•Susan Carberry Drtina Papers, RS 21/7/243

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 21/7/246. Linda M. Wild papers, 1961-1966
January 22, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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