E.F. Graff papers
Scope and Contents
This collection (1917-1982, undated) includes biographical information and year-by-year reflections written by Graff in 1964 on his work for the extnesion service from 1917 to 1960. The collection also includes six boxes of unsorted papers. The papers contain material related to the training of extension personal, soil conservation, the Iowa State University chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity, agriculture and food production during World War II and conversion to a post-war economy, and cooperative extension during World War II.
- 1917-1982, undated
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Consult Special Collections and University Archives.
Biographical / Historical
Edgar Fisher Graff attended Iowa State University from where he obtained his B.S. (1917) and his M.S. (1936). He worked his entire career from 1917 to 1960 (except 1934-1936) for the Iowa Extension Service. Graff served as the 1917 class president and upon graduation began work as an extension agent in Johnson County, Iowa. In 1920 he joined the district agricultural extension service. Graff was appointed to the position of supervisor in 1940.
8.22 Linear Feet (7 containers)
Language of Materials
- Agricultural extension workers--Iowa Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Agricultural extension workers--Iowa--20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Agriculture - Agricultural extension work Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fraternal organizations--Iowa Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Iowa State College. Cooperative Extension Service
- Soil conservation--Iowa Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War II Subject Source: Local sources
- RS 16/3/52 E.F. Graff papers, 1917-1982, undated
- Leo Thompson, student assistant
- May 25, 2022
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