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Purdue University. Agricultural Extension Service

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1869 -

Historical Information

Extension educators with agricultural and natural resource specialties offer programs and information on agricultural production and financial management for farmers, food and fiber processors, manufacturers and consumers.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 44
Abstract Administrative books, correspondence, financial records, faculty minutes, reports, and other materials documenting the administration, history, and growth of the College of Agriculture.
Dates: 1869-2009; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 26
Abstract Correspondence, Financial Records, Letter Books, Letters, and Reports documenting the history, administration, and activities of Agricultural Extension at Purdue University and its precursor, the Farmers’ Institute.
Dates: 1890-2010; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 27
Abstract Correspondence, field notebooks, photo albums, photographs, reports, slides, soil notebooks, and other materials documenting the history, administration, and activities of the College of Agriculture’s Department of Agronomy.
Dates: 1879-2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2008

College of Agriculture Extension reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 59
Abstract Annual reports compiled by the Indiana Agricultural Agents and Home Demonstration Agents and beginning in the 1960s, the Cooperative Extension Agents
Dates: 1913 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 66
Abstract Correspondence, books, reports, and a book manuscript documenting the history of Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural Economics (formally Farm Management).
Dates: 1933 - 2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008