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Livestock Conservation Institute records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0077

Scope and Content

The collection includes clippings, meeting minutes, financial records, photographs and publications relating to LCI's work with the United States Department of Agriculture and others to eradicate hog cholera, tuberculosis, trichinosis, and other livestock health problems.


  • 1922-1991, undated


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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Livestock Conservation, Incorporated (LCI) was organized on February 28, 1951 with the consolidation of the National Livestock Sanitary Committee and the National Livestock Loss Prevention Board. In 1976, the name was changed to the Livestock Conservation Institute. The aim of LCI is to eliminate losses of livestock and meat products, which come from bruising, death and disease.

In 1975, the LCI absorbed the Omaha-Denver Livestock Conservation Committee, which was formed in 1917 as the Tuberculosis Eradication Committee. It later became the Omaha Livestock Sanitary and Loss Prevention Board and in 1952, it was agreed that its name be changed to Omaha-Denver Livestock Conservation Committee and that it "cooperate fully" with the newly organized LCI.

As a result of long term planning discussions beginning in 1996 the LCI changed its name to the National Institute for American Agriculture (NIAA) in January 2000. NIAA is based in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


9.15 Linear Feet (3 half-document boxes, 4 records center cartons, 2 oversized boxes)

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

MS-0077. Livestock Conservation Institute records, 1922-1991, undated
December 12, 2018
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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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