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Charles J. Hearst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Content The collection includes business and personal letters, maps, newspaper clippings, writings, photographs, and a biographical account of Hearst’s life. Series I, Agricultural Delegation trip to the USSR, contains official letters and itineraries that Hearst received prior to the delegation in 1955. Materials from the actual trip include lists of soviet officials, maps, passports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Hearst’s diaries...
Dates: 1935-1970

Iowa Agricultural College Grange records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 20/2/6
Scope and Content

This collection (1909-1957) includes copies of the constitution and by-laws, correspondence, the Manual of the Overseer, membership records, dues accounts (in a role book), proceedings of annual sessions, a few rosters, and a 1925 Secretary's book. Some of the materials document other local Grange organizations such as the State Grange of Iowa and the Amboy (Newton, Iowa) Grange.

Dates: 1909-1957

John Thomas Winborn and Winborn family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1985) includes farm and business records and two manuscripts written by members of the Winborn family. The majority of the farm records are J. T. Winborn’s ledgers from the time he began farming in 1909 until 1938, when he formed a partnership with his four older children (Everett, Lucille, Milton, and Walter). Records are kept in cloth bound books and are mostly handwritten, but also include some original receipts from transactions such as feed...
Dates: 1909-1985

Joseph W. Ludwig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Content

This collection (1939-1987, undated) contains the record books of Joseph Ludwig. Each record book is dated and contains feed checks, receipts, and livestock inventories, lists of expenditures, crop records, and yearly summaries of expenditures, receipts, and net income by the Ludwig farm. Also included is biographical information about the Ludwig farm in the form of a news clipping and photographs of the farm, Joseph Ludwig, and his sister Agnes Ludwig.

Dates: 1939-1987, undated

Practical Farmers of Iowa records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0449
Abstract

The Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) was formed in 1985 to "help Iowa farmers share information and experience about biological and low-cost farming techniques." This collection contains brochures and flyers for various Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) programs and workshops. These include field days, on-site farm research from the Thompson farm, and the articles of incorporation and original notice.

Dates: 1985-2011

Thomas M. Terrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0690
Scope and Content This collection (1871-1994, undated) contains the diaries of Thomas M. Terrill and related papers. The diaries span the years 1871 through 1912, lacking only the diary for 1883, and record Thomas's daily activities on his farm with occasional entries documenting family life. Published transcripts of the diaries completed by granddaughter Lois Terrill Mueller are included in the collection as is genealogical information on the Terrill family compiled by Audrey MacLellan, another...
Dates: 1871-1994, undated

Voices from the Land: An Oral Documentation Project in Iowa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0638
Abstract "Voices from the Land: An Oral History Project in Iowa" was an oral history project done in conjunction with the Iowa Women's Archives at the University of Iowa. Individuals involved in agriculture and farming were interviewed. This collection contains oral histories (audio recordings and transcriptions) and background information. The oral histories are primarily of women involved in agriculture and farming, with the exception of Fred Kirschenmann. A portion of those interviewed have done...
Dates: 2000-2007, undated

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