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Soil conservation--Iowa

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Clay C. Barnett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0024
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to the National Plowing Match and Field Day (1946-1950), pasture improvement and conservation projects, and corn and soybean test yields. Other materials relate to Bennett's career with the Soil Conservation Service (SCS): a curriculum for a SCS Regional Training Center; SCS district work plans; resources conservation programs; field diaries through the...
Dates: 1937-1961, undated

Edward R. Baur papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0082
Scope and Content The collection (1950-1977, undated) includes conference materials, annual reports, programs, papers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, and publications. The collection contains writings by Baur including his correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, reports, and publications. Baur wrote about soil conservation, farm credit, Living History Farms Foundation, and conservation and livestock organizations in which he was involved. The collection...
Dates: 1950-1977, undated

E.F. Graff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/52
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...
Dates: 1917-1982, undated

Ernest E. Behn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/13
Abstract Conservationist and farmer from Boone County, Iowa. Ernest E. Behn was born on an Iowa farm and received a B.S. (1940) from Iowa State College (University). After serving in the military, he worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service in Boone County, Iowa. In 1965 he was named conservationist of the year by the National Wildlife Federation and the Sears-Roebuck Foundation. In 1975 he was named no-till farmer of the year by No-Till Farmer...
Dates: 1975-1982, undated

Iowa Soil Conservation Districts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0264
Scope and Content The collection (1940-1988, undated) consists of material related to Iowa soil conservation districts collected by Dr. Minoru Amemiya, a member of the Iowa State University Agronomy Department from 1960 to 1993. Files contain soil conservation district annual reports, planning documents and newspaper clippings. Reports date back to 1940, though most are from the 1960s and 1970s. The annual reports describe the steps taken to conserve Iowa soil from the effects of erosion and contain plans to...
Dates: 1940-1988, undated

Iowa State Soil Conservation Committee newspaper scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0497
Scope and Content

This collection (1941-1947) consists of scrapbooks containing news clippings from Iowa newspapers gathered by the State Soil Conservation Committee regarding conservation efforts in Iowa.

Dates: 1941-1948

Wallis R. Tonsfeldt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0558
Scope and Content The collection (1936-1984, undated) includes conservation plans, correspondence, project reports, policies and procedures, budget and financial information, damage reports, design criteria, work and design plans, criteria for watershed treatment, treatment plans, legal documents, meeting minutes, photographs, reports and various data and statistics gathered on the watershed and its subwatersheds. The collection does not contain the personal papers of Tonsfeldt, but consists of materials...
Dates: 1936-1984, undated

Walter R. Hagen papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/47
Scope and Content

This collection documents Hagen’s achievements in conservation and public speaking on conservation. Materials include photocopies of newspaper clippings, soil conservation literature, conservation planning materials, and a selection of Hagen's correspondence and speeches.

Dates: 1942-1978