The collection contains a letter dated July 15, 1904 from Levi Ankeny of Walla Walla, Washington, to Joseph N. Teal of Portland, Oregon. In the letter, Ankeny informs Teal about the population and agricultural crops of Franklin County, Washington.
The Jo Daviess County Folk Arts in Education Project generated field reports, sound recordings, and photographic images from a one-month folk art survey of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, in 1990, and modest communications, student work, and related manuscript materials from two two-week folk arts educational programs in the River Ridge (Elizabeth and Hanover) and Galena school districts in 1991. With Illinois Arts Council initiative and funding and Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum sponsorship, folklorist Janet C. Gilmore documented 12 traditional practitioners including 7 quilters, a number of quilting groups, a rag-rug weaver, a horse-farming family, trappers, and a genuine local character and "river rat," several of whom additionally contributed information about farm life, commercial fishing, waterfowling, railroading, foundry work, leather work, knife-making, and decoy-carving in the area.
The collection includes materials about Owen Farms, the internationally known Tisbury, Massachusetts, poultry operation managed and later owned by Maurice Delano, as well as Delano's personal papers and materials created by members of the Delano family.
Scope and Contents Departmental correspondence of the director of the Library with deans, departmental heads, faculty and administrators concerning the ordering and use of books, theses, manuscripts, periodicals, bulletins, newspapers and slides; departmental libraries; library reports; book fines; bibliographies; appointments and resignations of library staff; course loads and wages for student assistants; cards and card catalogs; binding; back orders; registration; committee meetings and lectures; bills, expenses and salaries; blueprints; departmental library appropriations; assignment of space and use of furniture, supplies and equipment in libraries, and permission for students to use library facilities.
Scope and Contents Office of Research Grant and Proposal Reports file contains correspondence, reports, and proposal worksheets concerning application for funding for and reports concerning the progress and conclusion of research carried out by Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences departmental units in cooperation with outside organizations and companies.
Scope and Contents College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) Advancement Office Photograph and Event File consists of photographs, photographic slides, newletters, and brochures of events produced by the Advancement Office; includes ACES Open House photographs (1993-2003), Funk ACES Library construction photographs (1998), Chronicles of the College of ACES (1993-1998), Alumni Newletters (1990-1998), Partners in Excellence Newsletters (1984-1998), Hoof and Horn Club brochure (1985), Morrow Plot and plant brochures, National Agriculture Alumni Development Association (NAADA) Conference photographs (1993-1996), Student Advancement Committee (SAC) Leadershape Retreat photographs (1995) and SAC photographs (1996-2002). This series also contains photographic slides from Agriculture Illini Annual Meetings, Agricultural Banquets, Agriculture Illini Board Meetings, College of Agriculture Graduation and Reception, Agriculture Alumni Meetings and Agriculture Campus Plans ... Read More
Scope and Contents Papers of Marcus Morton Rhoades (1903-1991), professor of botany (1948-58) including correspondence and reports. The series includes letters accepting appointments to advisory committees of the National Science Foundation and the Atomic Energy Commission; letters of recommendation for students; recommendations for other appointments; letter agreeing to write two chapters for the Handbook of Plant Physiology and reports on genetics research.
Scope and Contents The Hill Hall Records include correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and scholarship applications related to the history of Hill Hall and the Hill Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund. Also included are a number of drafts of a history written by Gordon E. Thompson, a former resident.
Scope and Contents Papers of Alfred G. HarmsÃ?Â Â (1920-2006), (B.S. 1949, M.S. 1950, Ph.D. 1965), Assistant - Associate (1949-65), Professor (1965-88) of Agricultural Economics contains correspondence with program directors, professors, government officials, students, grad students, and deans; reports; surveys; newsletters; and articles concerning agricultural economics, African agriculture, Costa Rican agriculture, Charles Chabala (1985-90), fertilizer, Indian agriculture (1967-69), INTSOY (1973-77), Peruvian agriculture (1978-81), and Zambian agriculture (1981-85). This series also includes records of the Alfred G. Harms 473 acre farm in Village of Cisco (Piatt County). Recorded on forms adopted by the Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service (1953-67), the records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year including an inventory of land, improvements, buildings; livestock fees; machinery equipment and automobile inventory and operating expenses; map of ... Read More
Scope and Contents Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences Slide Presentations, 1974-1989, includes 35mm slide presentations and scripts concerning ACES recruitment, experiments, student groups, and subjects including Agronomy, Animal Science, Food Science, Forestry, Farm Management, Horticulture, and Human Development.