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Farm management--Iowa

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Edith and Torsten Lagerstrom papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0372
Abstract Torsten and Edith Lagerstrom were Angus cattle breeders from Burt, Iowa, and pioneers in breeding record systems. Their system included methods of tracking breeding plans, breeding implementation, calving records, weaning records, and sire progeny. The collection (1831-1992, undated) contains both personal and business papers including biographical information, correspondence, daily diaries, financial data, memorabilia, cattle breeding data, financial records, publications and reference...
Dates: 1931-1992, undated

Frederick Wendell Miller papers

Identifier: RS 21/7/196
Abstract F. Wendell Miller, attorney, operated and managed his family farm operations near Rockwell City, Iowa. Wendell was also an avid traveler. Upon his death he bequeathed his estate to the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. This collection documents the operations and finances of F. Wendell Miller’s farms in incredible detail over several decades through correspondence, financial ledgers, receipts, contracts, deeds, and reports. The collection also includes materials that document...
Dates: 1885-2000, undated

Herbert Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/39
Scope and Content

The collection (1911-1954, undated) contains newspaper clippings, farm reports, financial statements and correspondence. The papers document Miller's business dealings and his work with Pi Kappa Alpha (Iowa State College). In addition, there are some personal materials such as speeches and documents relating to his time at Iowa State. The collection also includes theater and musical programs and play bills from Des Moines, St. Louis, Chicago, and Minneapolis.

Dates: 1911-1954, undated

Robert and Agnes Miksch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0699
Scope and Contents

This collection contains detailed farming and family financial record books. The records include receipts, notes, and documents pertaining to purchases of farm supplies and equipment, clothing, and everyday items for family life. The Miksch's used a variety of accounting books to record the farm finances issued by Iowa State College Press, Iowa State College, Iowa State University Extension Service John Deere, and National Farm and Loan Association.

Dates: 1938-1981

Soil Testing Lab, 1955-1973

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/9/4
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondences between agronomists + bookkeepers at the Soil Testing Laboratory and farmers + local agronomists who sent in soil samples or questions to the lab during the 1950s-1970s.

Dates: 1955-1973

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

William H. Mills papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0417
Scope and Content This collection (1869-1952, undated) contains certificates, correspondence, directories, ephemera, ledgers, receipts, and subscriptions. Researchers will find information concerning Wallace's Farmer, farming in Iowa, and taxes in Story County, Iowa. Other individuals include family members Joseph, Harry, Marie, and Sadie Mills and the circulation manager for Wallace's Farmer, H. H. Johnston. Groups include the Story County...
Dates: 1869-1952, undated