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Earl L. Butz papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Photo Albums

Congratulatory Messages Books

Photo Albums

Photo Albums

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Correspondence

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Album of News Clippings

Miscellaneous

World Travel

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Correspondence

White House Papers

Camp David Jacket

Crystal Apple Award

Poster of Butterfly Drawings with Names

Statements and Speeches

Statements and Speeches

Statements and Speeches

Statements and Speeches

Scrapbook – Political News

Scrapbook – Visit to Poland

Sickle and Sheaf Award Printing Plate

Scrapbook – Visit to Hungary

Scrapbook – Campaign for Governor

Correspondence

Correspondence

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Correspondence

Correspondence

Miscellaneous

Old Box Numbers



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Earl L. Butz papers, 1966-1976 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Butz, Earl L. (Earl Lauer) (1909-2008)

Extent: 30.5 Cubic feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers of Earl Laur Butz (b. July 3. 1919). Earl Butz was an alumnus and faculty member of Purdue University and served as Secretary of Agriculture under the Nixon and Ford Administrations during the 1970s. The papers include documents, photographs, letters, scrapbooks, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, and subject files. Major subjects in the papers include: Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Alaska Pipeline, the environment, international economic policy, energy, natural resources, timber, Purdue University, and the Republican Party. Files on Butz's various travels to other countries such as the Soviet Union, Europe, Mexico, and the Middle East are included.

Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.

Biographical Note

Earl Butz was born in Albion, Indiana. He recieved a BS in Agriculture in 1932 and his Doctorate in Agricultural Economics in 1937, both from Purdue University. Butz stayed on at Purdue after receiving his Doctorate to teach in the agriculture department. From 1946 to 1954 he was head of the agricultural economics department. Butz was Dean of Agriculture from 1957 to 1967. From 1968 to 1971 Butz was Dean of Continuing Education and President of the Purdue Research Foundation. Under President Dwight Eisenhower he was Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and from 1971 to 1976 Butz became Secretary of Agriculture. He resigned as from that post in 1976.

 

 

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Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: The majority of this collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Boxes marked "Closed Files" have restricted access due to donor request.

Physical Access Note: Collection is located onsite.

Preferred Citation: MSF 64, Earl L. Butz papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/msf64_butz.pdf


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box A1: Correspondence, 1971-1973],
[Box B1: Correspondence, 1973-1974],
[Box C: Correspondence, 1974-1975],
[Box D: Correspondence, 1975],
[Box 2A: Correspondence, 1973],
[Box 2B: Correspondence, 1974],
[Box E: Correspondence, 1976],
[Box 1: Photo Albums, 1972],
[Box 2: Congratulatory Messages Books, 1971],
[Box 3: Photo Albums, 1974-1975],
[Box 4: Photo Albums , 1973, 1976],
[Box F: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box G: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box H: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box 2C: Correspondence, 1971-1976],
[Folder Binder 1: Album of News Clippings, 1971],
[Folder Binder 2: Album of News Clippings, 1972],
[Folder Binder 3: Album of News Clippings, 1972],
[Folder Binder 4: Album of News Clippings, 1972],
[Folder Binder 5: Album of News Clippings, 1973],
[Folder Binder 6: Album of News Clippings, 1974],
[Folder Binder 7: Album of News Clippings, 1975],
[Folder Binder 8: Album of News Clippings, 1976],
[Box 2I: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box 2J: World Travel, 1972-1974],
[Box 2K: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box 1I: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box 1J: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box K1: Miscellaneous, circa 1970s],
[Box 2D: Correspondence, 1975],
[Box L: White House Papers, circa 1970s],
[Box 5: Camp David Jacket, circa 1970s],
[Box 6: Crystal Apple Award, 1996],
[Folder OV M 2: Poster of Butterfly Drawings with Names, circa 1966-1976],
[Box 7: Statements and Speeches, 1971-1972],
[Box 8: Statements and Speeches, 1973-1974],
[Box 9: Statements and Speeches, 1974-1975],
[Box 10: Statements and Speeches, 1976],
[Box 11: Scrapbook – Political News, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box 12: Scrapbook – Visit to Poland, 1975],
[Box 13: Sickle and Sheaf Award Printing Plate, 1965],
[Box 14: Scrapbook – Visit to Hungary, 1975],
[Box 15: Scrapbook – Campaign for Governor, 1967],
[Box 16: Correspondence, 1971-1975],
[Box Q: Correspondence, 1975-1976],
[Box R: Miscellaneous, circa 1976],
[Box 2T: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box 1S: Correspondence, 1971-1974],
[Box 2S: Correspondence, 1974-1976],
[Box 1T: Miscellaneous, circa 1960s-1970s],
[Box Z: Old Box Numbers],
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