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College of Agriculture Extension reports, 1913-1972

By Mary A. Sego

Collection Overview

Title: College of Agriculture Extension reports, 1913-1972

Predominant Dates:1940-1969

Extent: 127.2 Cubic feet. More info below.


*Please note that it is best to search by county.  The reports were processed at two different times, due to the fact that some were located at a later date.  Some older reports may be interspersed with the more recent years.

For the most part, the reports are arranged alphabetically by Indiana county and then chronologically.

Date Acquired: 10/01/2010

Languages: English [eng]


Annual reports compiled by the Indiana Agricultural Agents and Home Demonstration Agents and beginning in the 1960s, the Cooperative Extension Agents

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The College of Agriculture Extension reports (1913-1972; 126 cubic feet) documents the annual reports of the ninety-two Indiana counties' extension work; some include agricultural agent work, home demonstration work and beginning in the 1960s, cooperative extension work.  There is a rich collection of photographs from some counties during the earliest years and beyond.  Some reports feature a “farm family of the year” among the documentation.  Types of materials include: bulletins, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs and reports.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 126 cubic foot boxes

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.  The collection is stored offsite; 24 hours notice is required to access the collection.

Use Restrictions: Purdue University

Acquisition Source: College of Agriculture, Janet Bechman and Margaret Titus.

Acquisition Method: Transfer of records received from Margaret Titus on October 22, 2010.

Processing Information: Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained.  All materials have been housed in acid-free boxes.

Finding Aid Revision History:

Date range for collection updated 1/11/13; final updates to finding aid completed 5/19/16.

Collection identifier updated from UA 14.13.01 to UA 59 as of January 25, 2017.

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/ua00059_ag_exten.pdf

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