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Record Group: 3 C
Record Sub-Group: 26
Records Title: UMC; College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Dean's Office Records
Dates: 1889-2016, bulk 1940-1998
Volume: 402 and 1/6 cubic feet, 502.71 linear feet

Scope and Content Note:

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office.

Note to Researcher: Elmer R. Kiehl came to the University of Missouri in 1946 as Assistant County Extension Agent and Farm Labor Assistant. In 1949, he became an Instructor in Agriculture Economics, and in 1960, he became Dean of the College of Agriculture. See the following Series below for records relating to Kiehl:

  • Series 1. C:3/1/1
  • Series 8. C:3/1/10
  • Series 13. C:3/1/25
  • Series 16. C:3/1/22a
  • Series 27. C:3/1/15
  • Series 28. C:3/1/16
  • Series 31. C:3/1/19
  • Series 32. C:3/1/21
  • Series 35. C:3/1/29
  • Series 37. C:3/1/37
  • Series 66. C:3/1/75
  • Series 67. C:3/1/76

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:3/1/1 (A74-29)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1948-1975). Included in this Series is correspondence of Dean Elmer R. Kiehl on the following topics: speeches, meetings and seminars, departmental matters, consultation activities, professional and educational organizations, letters of recommendation, staff, legislation (federal), congressional reports, memorial to Dean Trowbridge, Agriculture alumni, NASULGC, academic program appraisals, and Long Range Planning committee and subcommittee reports.
(4 and 1/3 c.f., 100, 2-4)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 2. - C:3/1/2 (A74-29; A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1953-1964). Included in this Series are materials of the Advisory Council. Specific records include: information on meetings, of Council committees, Long-Range Planning, council membership, speeches given or heard, advisement for various research centers, and associations for Agricultural specialties.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1; 1/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 3. - C:3/2/1 (A80-51)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1957-1975). The bulk of these records were created during the tenure of Dean John H. Longwell, who was Dean from 1948 to 1960. Included in this Series are correspondence files, departmental reports, research project appraisals, committee materials, and budget materials. Also included are records pertaining to Dean Emeritus Longwell's years as MU's Director of Special Studies (1960-1975) as well as some of Dean Longwell's personal correspondence and an autobiographical manuscript entitled Records and Memories.
(6 c.f., 032765, 032766, 032767, 032768, 032769, 032770; 1/6 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researchers: Series 3 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 4. - C:3/1/NP (A89-58)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1984-1987). Included in this Series are correspondence files and other documents pertaining to cooperation by the UMC College of Agriculture Dean, Roger Mitchell, with Eugene Poirot's "Second Market" program to improve soil quality. Also included in this Series are some of Dean Mitchell's general working files and departmental review materials.
(10 c.f., 033971, 033997, 033972, 033970, 033968, 033973, 033967, 034008, 034006, 034005)
Note to Researchers: For a video cassette of Eugene Poirot explaining his "Second Market" program, as well as related correspondence and newspaper clippings, see
Record Group 3 C, Sub-Group 29, Series 11.

Series 5. - C:3/1/6 (A74-29 and A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1958-1972). Included in this Series are 10 year budget plan, (1961), correspondence, notes, figures, articles, etc. concerning the preparation of the College of Agriculture's budget for the years 1969-1972. Also included in this Series are copies of Agriculture Sciences budgets, (1958-1960), and Agriculture Experiment Station budgets and revisions for the ending year, (06/30/1963).
(1 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 6. - C:3/1/34 (A86-5)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1915-1983). These records pertain to meetings of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources faculty. Included in this series are correspondence files, copies of meeting minutes, and records regarding standards for acceptance by the College of credit hours earned by students when attending State Colleges.
(1 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researchers: Series 6 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 7. - C:3/1/7 (A74-29; A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1960-1974). Included in this Series are correspondence and reports about the membership, meetings, functions, recommendations, and concerns of various College of Agriculture committees.
(2/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 8. - C:3/1/10 (A74-25; A75-34; A87-84)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1960-1976). Included in this Series are correspondence files created by Ralph Rogers, Administrative Assistant to Dean Elmer R. Kiehl. Topics of this correspondence include College of Agriculture sponsored events, alumni activities, letters of recommendation, experimental farms, cooperative extension, student counseling, enrollment statistics, student retention, foreign students, program offerings, revision of courses, and the UMC graduate council. Also included in this series are materials that were used in composing administrative reports for Dean Kiehl.
(2 c.f., 033617, 033616)
Note to Researchers: See also Series 12 below. Series 8 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 9. - C:3/1/4 (A74-29; A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1930-1971). Included in this Series are correspondence files, photographs, and reports concerning alumni of the College of Agriculture. Topics include alumni district meetings, alumni business, alumni Citation of Merit Awards, and the alumni reunion held in conjunction with the 1930 UMC Farmer's Fair.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researchers: For more on UMC College of Agriculture Alumni, see
Sub-Group 5 of Record Group 3 C.

Series 10. - C:3/1/14 (A77-23)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1970-1976). Included in this Series are correspondence files, reports, speeches, proposals, and informational booklets pertaining to the establishment and administration of the North Central Regional Rural Development Center and the Missouri Rural Development Program.
(1 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 11. - C:3/1/20
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1922-1924). Included in this Series is one handwritten ledger with bookkeeping entries for the College of Agriculture. Entries include notations for Read Hall rent, Hog Cholera serum sales, animal husbandry sales, diploma fees, Lathrop Hall rent, Dairy Creamery sales, Dairy herd sales, and University Golf Course Upkeep.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, B5, 4)

Series 12. - C:3/1/8 (A74-29; A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (ca. 1960-1979). Included in this Series are materials of the North Central Agricultural Experiment Station. Materials include reports, correspondence, articles, notes, statistics, etc., regarding various aspects of running an experiment station, gaining federal funding for research, and development of cooperative research among the various member stations of the North Central Agricultural Experiment Station Directors.
(1 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 13. - C:3/1/25 (A83-8)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1973). Included in this Series are four audiotapes and a typed transcript containing "An oral history" of the development of the Animal Science Research Center. Contributing on the tapes are Dean Elmer R. Kiehl and College of Agriculture Professors William H. Pfander, Harold D. Johnson, George B. Gander, James E. Savage, Harlan G. Lynn, and Richard L. Lee.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 14. - C:3/1/30 (A85-97)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1980-1985). Included in this Series are correspondence files, memoranda, and meeting minutes relating to development of the "Food for the 21st Century" program. Delmar Hateshol, Associate Director of the Agricultural Editor's Office, was instrumental in organizing this program.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researchers: For more on Delmar Hateshol and "Food for the 21st Century," see
Record Group 3 C, Sub-Group 37, Series 3.

Series 15. - C:3/1/33 (A86-1)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1942-1979). Included in this Series are annual reports, correspondence, maps, policies and procedures, by-laws, and state legislation pertaining to development of soil and water conservation in Missouri. Topics include flood prevention, river bank stabilization, navigation projects, county line reservoirs, soil surveys, watershed planning, and conservation research.
(2 c.f., 015155, 015676)
Note to Researchers: For more on development of soil conservation in Missouri, see
Record Group 3 C, Sub-Group 33, Series 8.

Series 16. - C:3/1/22a (A81-5)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1970). Included in this Series are two 16mm films of a "Centennial Luncheon Address," delivered by Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Elmer R. Kiehl. Dean Kiel's comments pertain to the future of agriculture in the coming century.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, C1, 1)
Note to Researchers: For more memorabilia on the Centennial Awards and Farm Forum, see
Record Group 3 C, Sub-Group 47, Series 8.

Series 17. - C:3/1/3 (A74-29; A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1962-1973). Included in this Series are correspondence files, photographs, programs, brochures, and reports pertaining to UMC's "Agriculture Day" and "Agriculture Science Week" activities.
(2/3 c.f., 100, 5-6)
Note to Researchers: For more on "Agriculture Day," see
Sub-Group 47 of Record Group 3 C.

Series 18. - C:3/1/27 (A84-54)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1983-1984). Included in this Series is the text of a speech made by Mr. Sid Johnson, a 1935 graduate of MU, regarding the "Balanced Farming Program." This autobiographical speech concentrates on efforts to control soil erosion through contour planting and balanced farming techniques.
(1 Env., B3A, C1, 1)

Series 19. - C:3/1/NP (A00-52; A01-22)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1966-1995, bulk 1995). The majority of these records were created or received by Roger Mitchell, College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean from 1985 through 1998. Included are portions of Roger Mitchell's correspondence, Agenda for Action Committee final report, academic planning and development records, correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes and supporting documentation, Food For the 21st Century planning group recommendations, Productive Missouri Agriculture (1966), newspaper clippings, committee agendas, Missouri Opportunity 2000 Commission reports and correspondence (1987), portions of Chancellor Haskell Monroe's correspondence, portions of UM-System Vice President Richard Wallace's correspondence, portions of UM-System President C. Peter Magrath's correspondence, planning schematics (1994), Action Agenda Committee on Agricultural Records meeting minutes and correspondence, and records on the Dean's Retreat, (1995).
(12 c.f., 109508, 016414, 016416, 001618, 016419, 016420, 016421, 016422, 016423, 016424, 019121, 019122)
Note to Researchers: This Series is currently unprocessed and may contain some restricted or confidential records which cannot be made available to the general public. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 20. - C:3/1/NP (A01-92)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1983-1995). The Series includes correspondence and materials relating to the Saint Louis Critical Technologies Task Force, (1993); Frank Stokes Monsanto Company correspondence; Food for the 21st Century program files, (1983-1985); Research Park files, (1995); Expo materials; Sanborn Field documentation, (1995 and 1989); Agriculture Staff Council files; White Papers; Long Range Plans, (1991-1992 and 1994); U.S. Congress materials, (1994); Newsletters for UMC; Biotechnology files; Board of Curators Meeting files; Computer Committee documentation; Dean's Advisory Council files; Faculty/Staff Awards and Recognition documents; Long Range Plans, (1995); Program Reviews; Accreditation Review, (1992); Central State Research Council (CSRC) files; Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE) Social Science Unit review; Personnel files, (1983-1995); Researcher Rob Myers files; Kellog National Fellowship Program materials, (1993-1994); Four-year Federal Training Grant Project called T.A.S.K. (Teaching Agricultural Safety for Kids) documentation; T.A.S.K. grant and project reports, publications, and administrative materials.
(5 c.f., 017731, 033172, 033173, 045067, 111323)
Note to Researchers: This Series is currently unprocessed and may contain some restricted or confidential records which cannot be made available to the general public. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 21. - C:3/1/45 (A02-29)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1985-1996). The Series includes agriculture conference/association/organization general and meeting files, correspondence files, general administrative files, (1993-1996); and Provost correspondence and communications including meeting documentation, (1994-1996). Records concern the following topics: Animal Science; Food Science and Human Nutrition; Food Science Consortium; Plant Science Unit; turf/grass; Agronomy; Natural Resources Building of the new Agriculture School; building committee, (1985-1996); Social Science Unit, cluster courses, electron microscope; Agriculture Business Services, (1994-1996); International Programs, (1994-1996); Extension, (1994-1996); Southwest Center Advisory Board; Forestry System Research Center; Trish Blair's trip to the Republic of Georgia; Zimbabwe; promotion and tenure, (1994-1996) [RESTRICTED]; and a college retreat in Innsbruck, (1987). Some of these records are arranged chronologically by organization/topic. Others originate from Dean Roger Mitchell's alphabetical file, (1994-1995).
(8 c.f., 016415, 016417, 016425, 016426, 016427, 016428, 105092, 105093)
Note to Researchers: Series 21 is currently unprocessed and contains some restricted or confidential records which cannot be made available to the general public. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 22. - C:3/1/44 (A02-30)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, originating from the Agriculture Business Services (ABS) Unit, (1983-1996). Much of this Series includes Dean of Agriculture correspondence files to Columbia campus and University system officers and divisions, arranged by office or subject and date; various topical files arranged somewhat alphabetically; proposals; program reviews; planning documentation; guides; and Charles Kiesler and Brady Deaton files. Records concern the following topics: Niche, biotechnology, and identification of areas of strength in teaching and research, (1995-1996); Animal Health, USDA, soybean biotechnology, seeds, MO Farm Bureau, and Department of Conservation, (1994-1996); goal setting, (1988-1996); long range planning process; promotion and tenure [RESTRICTED]; committee appointments, (1994); Agriculture Science week, (1993-1995); College of Agriculture Policy Committee, (1991-1996); Agriculture Business Services (ABS); admissions requirements; administrative retreat and lay leaders, (1994-1996); New Zealand, Illinois/Missouri Biotechnology Alliance (IMBA), and Agriculture Research, (1994-1996); Korea, (1994-1996); Busch Building naming and Dan Paulien Greenhouse Study, (1983-1996); University Relations and Library and Information Science, (1991-1996); staffing and F21C Clusters, (1993-1996); FY92 budget and Joint Committee on Agriculture Institutions, (1989-1996); deficit elimination plans, (1985-1996); Dean's General Information, including general memoranda to faculty and staff regarding appointments, schedules of meetings, etc. (1991-1996); and Unit Leaders files, including meeting agendas and general memoranda from the Dean (1992-1996).
(16 c.f., 000483, 021574, 033164, 033167, 033168, 033169, 033170, 033171, 073560, 073916, 073917, 073918, 073919, 073920, 073921, 108191)
Note to Researchers: Series 22 is currently unprocessed and contains some restricted or confidential records which cannot be made available to the general public. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 23. - C:3/1/47 (A02-79)
This Series contains records of the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Dean's Office concerning Study Abroad Programs, (1993-1999). These records include applications, application essays, correspondence, forms, fiscal records and reports, newsletters, itineraries, contacts, budgets, student lists/rosters, agreement documentation, course lists and books, brochures and booklets, and surveys pertaining to the following programs/trips: EARTH (Escuela de Agricultura de la Region Tropical Humeda) in Costa Rica, (1993-1999); EGRET (Exploring Global Resources through Extension Training) in Costa Rica, (1999); Northern Ireland, (1999); and Prague, Czech Republic, (1996-1999). Kurt Richter was program director during the creation of these records.
(1 c.f., 105724)
Note to Archivist: Some of the records contain restricted material, such as student numbers, social security numbers, and course grades.
Note to Researcher: EARTH is a four-year college dedicated to sustainable agriculture in the humid tropics. Among many other things, students learn forward-thinking methods of integrated pest management, silviculture and cultivation of tropical crops. UMC sends a group of approximately 11 students to Costa Rica every fall and winter semester.

Series 24. - C:3/1/9 (A74-29; A75-34; A83-62)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1947-1978). Included in this Series are correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, copies of leases and agreements, etc., concerning establishment and maintenance of stations: Bradford Farm, Delta Center, Foremost Guernsey Farm, Hatch Farm, North Missouri Center, Southwest Center, Thompson Farm, Timmons Farm, South Farm, and Weldon Spring, Experimental Feed Mill, and Seed Plant. Weldon Spring material includes: use of land by outside groups, Advisory Committee, superintendents' reports and work schedules, Beef Cattle Facilities Days, acquisition of land and buildings, costs, leases, supplies and equipment, water system, forestry and beef cattle, feedlot projects, highway 94 construction, research on area, inventories, utilities, railway easements and right of way, improvement of property, long range plans and termination or use of property by Agriculture Experiment Station.
(3 and 2/3 c.f., 100, 1-5; 3 Tubes,
TU, 0126, 0127, 0128)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Researcher: See also UW:4/31 for Weldon Spring.

Series 25. - C:3/1/11 (A74-25 and A75-34)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1950-1975). Included in this Series are records concerning: correspondence with department chairmen, Executive Committee handouts, Farm Bureau-College of Agriculture Seminars, Fitzgerald Memorial, retirees, College events, and Secretary of Agriculture, Clifford Hardin.
(2/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 26. - C:3/1/12 (A76-20A)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1958-1976). Included in this Series are meeting minutes and reports of various committees, research reports, historical summaries of programs, correspondence, etc., concerning: Human Subjects Research Review Committee, Committee on University Forest Development, RAD/MO Rural Area Development Committee, Mountain Grove Poultry Experiment Station Review Committee, Future Farmers of American (FFA) speech competition, Missouri State Poultry Association, Ten Year Objectives, Research, Instruction, and Extension, administrative memoranda, short courses and conference series, departmental reports, (1964), Sugar Beet research and correspondence, and department chair meeting materials and minutes, (1960-1967).
(1 and 1/6 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 27. - C:3/1/15 (A77-23)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1955-1976). Included in this Series are correspondence, booklets, reports, memoranda, meeting minutes to and from Elmer R. Kiehl pertaining to: Missouri Soil Conservation Service (soil surveys, water resource research and county watershed and development projects, NDEA title VI, budgets) Soil and Water Districts Commission (Kiehl as Chairman), Harrison County Case, H. R. 6231, Agriculture Science Week of 1975, Agriculture Day of 1976, Extension projects (correspondence with county/area directors, annual narrative reports from a variety of extension projects: agriculture production, management, extension, information, community and public affairs, home economics, 4-H, marketing, etc.), Governor's Advisory Council on Agriculture, Hearnes Administration, and Institutional Self-Study for the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (NCACSS), (09/1970).
(2 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 28. - C:3/1/16 (A77-16; A79-7)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1947-1976). Included in this Series are correspondence, reports, inventories, memoranda, and published material pertaining to a variety of Elmer R. Kiehl interests and concerns. Materials cover such matters as: general and internal operating budget for the college and the Extension Division in relation to Federal funding adjustments, (1973-1976), information on Extension positions for UMC's Resource Management Program, Experimental Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) testimonies before the House with Orville G. Bently as Chairman (P.L. 88-74 requesting additional research facilities for state agriculture experiment stations), "rate savings issue," President Nixon's proposed departmental reorganization program (the creation of the departments of Community Development, Natural Resources, Human Resources, and Economic Affairs) and its affect on the Department of Agriculture, various problems of the Fertilizer Control Service, and, lastly, material documenting the creation, organization, and growth of the Roanridge Training Center Foundation (correspondence, pamphlets, etc., concerning program development, appointing trustees and a Director, financial problems and statements, capital improvements, educational accreditation, Board of Trustees' meetings, and litigation between the Foundation, the Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral and St. Luke's Hospital).
(3 and 1/2 c.f., 143, 4)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 29. - C:3/1/17 (A77-56; A78-43)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1959-1974). Included in this Series are reports and correspondence concerning: the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC); the setting up of programs of departments such as Home Economics, Food Science, Genetics, Pathology, and Agronomy; RICOP, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), ESMARC, and CSRS.
(2 and 1/3 c.f., 141, 6)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 30. - C:3/1/18 (A78-50)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1960-1972). Included in this Series are materials relating to: planning of 1861-1962 Centennial Exposition of Land-grant Act, publications concerning Morrill Act, Committee of Deans meeting minutes, (1960-1971), Council of Deans meeting notes, reports, and correspondence, (1968-1972), University Graduate Council meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, Long-range Planning, (1966-1970), and proposed graduate programs prospectus.
(1 c.f., 137, 6)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 31. - C:3/1/19 (A78-2)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1949-1978). Included in this Series are materials and correspondence of Dean Elmer R. Kiehl concerning the establishment of the Division of Biological Science, computer center, Research Reactor, formation of committees, committee meeting minutes, International Farm Youth Exchange, reorganization of Graduate Faculty, restructuring of Extension program from Agricultural Extension to University Extension, activities of the "Committee of 57," Extension programs and proposals, and Long-range Plans.
(2 and 2/3 c.f., 138, 3)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: Some of these materials may only be accessed with Dean Kiehl's written permission.

Series 32. - C:3/1/21 (A77-62; A77-70)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (ca. 1942-1976). These materials were collected or produced by Dean Elmer R. Kiehl, and close to half of this collection is made up of correspondence on a variety of topics. Also included in this Series are annual reports, (1942-1974), departmental reports, India Program materials, (1962-1968), World Food Conference, material from the various divisions of the College of Agriculture, and general and miscellaneous material.
(13 c.f., 032171, 032172, 032173, 032174, 032175, 032176, 032177, 032178, 032179, 032180, 032181, 032182, 032183)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 33. - C:3/1/23 (A85-25)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (ca. 1931-1973). Included in this Series are blueprints and floor plans for various Agriculture buildings such as Agriculture Engineering, Curtis, Lefevre, Waters, Mumford, and T-6, T-7, and T-8. Also contained in this Series are College of Agriculture departmental space needs inventory and projection reports, (1968).
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1; 1 OSF, B23, MC)
Note to Researcher: The Blueprints and architectural drawings in Series 33 have been placed in the map cabinet in Room B23. Descriptions for these items are in the Plan and Blueprint Records Table and may be accessed by following
this link. This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 34. - C:3/1/24 (A85-77)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1913-1978, bulk 1960-1975). Included in this Series are blueprints, drawings, and a few aerial photographs of many of the buildings, research parks, farms, and roads of the UMC campus. The majority of these materials are dated between 1960 to the mid-1970s. The Old Livestock Pavilion material is dated 1913, and one map of the university property is dated 1916. Also this Series includes a 6-page document entitled, The Missouri Environmental and Climatic Laboratory Facility: Current and Future Research Activities, (11/05/1973) and a 20"x16" aerial print of UMC campus east of Hitt Street, which includes the Memorial Union, (ca. 1952-1963).
(39 Tubes,
TU, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0012, 0013, 0014, 0015, 0016, 0017, 0018, 0019, 0020, 0029, 0033, 0034, 0035, 0038, 0042, 0056, 0057, 0059, 0061, 0068, 0069, 0070, 0071, 0072, 0073, 0074, 0075, 0076, 0077, 0110, 0111, 0112, 0123, 0125, 0129, 0130; 1 Env, B3A, C1, 1; 1 OSF, B23, MC)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 35. - C:3/1/29 (A84-67)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1889-1983, bulk 1960-1983). Included in this Series are correspondence, reports, publications, meeting minutes and proceedings, statistics, etc., relating to the administration of the College. Materials included are: federal and state governments, associations, councils and institutes on national levels, committees, budget working materials, Agriculture Experiment Station and Agriculture Extension programs and policies, Missouri Seed Improvement Association, Research Centers, Agriculture Alumni activities, Agriculture Science Week, historical files including newspaper clippings, departmental histories, Land-grant Centennial, photographs of Agriculture Dean's House and Dean Elmer R. Kiehl, blueprint of Farmer's Fair ferris wheel, UMC programs, reviews and long range planning, evaluations, Dean's Office correspondence, building dedications, enrollment statistics, student nationality, geographic data, Lincoln University, Extension programs, Dean Longwell's Recognition Dinner and retirement, correspondence with UMC Presidents and Provosts, student publications including The Aggregate (College yearbook), MU Milkman, and Missouri Log, student organizations and Swine Research Center.
(21 c.f., 015036, 015037, 015038, 015039, 015040, 015041, 015042, 015043, 015044, 015045, 015046, 015047, 015048, 015049, 015050, 015051, 015052, 015053, 015054, 015055, 015056)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 36. - C:3/1/32 (A86-1; A86-5)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1921-1982). Included in this Series are general office files, such as departmental correspondence, working files, national and international files, faculty committee documents, and budget and administrative records, concerning the following topics: special equipment requests, department reports and evaluations, faculty applications and appointments, requests for new courses, development of Academic Plan, administrative memoranda, Agriculture Research Operations, articulation among Missouri colleges, Agriculture Experiment Station budgets, program reductions due to budget cuts, new buildings, legislative budget requests, space utilization, renovation and repairs, Faculty Courses and Curricula Committee, farm operations, Fertilizer Inspection Program, "Hard Tomatoes - Hard Times," Honors Program, student files (including Agriculture Club, FFA, Agriculture fraternities and honor societies), Midwest Governor's Task Force on Agriculture, NASULGC, North Central Region - Resident Instruction Section, North Central Research Strategy Task Forces, ISEC, US government agencies, US Department of State AID projects including Grain Sorghum/Pearl Millet Research, US and World Food Conferences, World Trade Negotiations, and college and departmental evaluations and reviews.
(21 c.f., 015134, 015135, 015136, 015137, 015138, 015139, 015140, 015141, 015142, 015143, 015144, 015145, 015146, 015147, 015148, 015149, 015150, 015151, 015152, 015153, 015154)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 37. - C:3/1/37 (A86-79)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1950, 1954-1978). Included in this Series are speeches of Dean Elmer R. Kiehl (some speeches are dated previous to Kiehl's tenure as Dean). Also contained in this Series are event programs, speeches by other UMC faculty members relating to agricultural topics, and correspondence. The speeches are in various forms: typewritten, handwritten, journal reprints, photocopies, etc.
(1 and 2/3 c.f., 137, 5, 137, 6)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public. Note to Researcher: See C:3/1/29, Box 20 (Speeches, ca. 1959-1970) and C:3/1/32, Box 13 (Speeches, ca. 1960-1977) for other Kiehl speeches.

Series 38. - C:3/1/38 (A89-56)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1961-1989, bulk 1984-1988). Included in this Series are general office files, such as meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, support documents, etc., concerning the following topics: building naming and dedications, faculty consultation reports, faculty development proposals, awards, "Towards Excellence," MOFARMS, Hatch "Birthday" Party (celebration of Hatch Act centennial), legislators, gift of Pennewell Farm, gifts and donations, administrative retreats, "Salute to AgriMissouri," Sanborn Field (includes photographs at dedication on National Register of Historic Places), Water Resources Task Force, MU Sesquicentennial (Mitchell chairman of Executive Committee), farms and centers including "Brief History of Early Agricultural Research Efforts by the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station" by H.J. L'Hote, name change of College, promotion and tenure [RESTRICTED], departmental and divisional business, Dairy Farm Review, chair searches, administrative matters, agencies, companies, and organizations.
(6 c.f., 038872, 038873, 038874, 038875, 038876, 038877)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 39. - C:3/1/48 (A88-15)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (ca. 1980-1985). Included in this Series are alphabetical files. The following topics are only examples of the range of topics covered: courses, curriculum, committees, Department Executive Committee minutes, review of field days, various departments, faculty, Biochemistry, Rural Sociology, Engineering, Latin American Travel course, nontraditional study program reports, internships, Land Grant, student organizations and groups, advisors, NACTA, recruitment, Tours Committee, Summer Work conferences, assignment of advisees, career opportunities, Future Farmers of America (FFA), advisement committees, National Needs Fellowships, and reviews.
(16 c.f., 014998, 014999, 015000, 015001, 015288, 015337, 015405, 015406, 015407, 015442, 015443, 015444, 015582, 015583, 015636, 015795)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 40. - C:3/1/49 (A89-57)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1984-1987). Included in this Series are records concerning the MIAC Director search, Innovation Res. Committee, Strategic Planning meeting, along with general alphabetical files concerning various departments and organizations.
(5 c.f., 034018, 034017, 034023, 034039, 034040)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 41. - C:3/1/50 (A90-111)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1940-1980). Included in this Series are materials concerning the following topics: monthly and semiannual reviews, Orion Ulrey, Agriculture Education US/AID in India, economic and social development, educational programs and studies, soil testing, cotton research, Southwest Missouri Agriculture Research, (1959), Missouri Farm Business Summary, "How to Increase Your Farm Profits," "What to do about Farm Surpluses," "The Story of Research Beyond Corn," oak paneling, precipitation probabilities, Missouri insect control recommendations, review and recommendations for School of Agronomy (Longwell), review of India programs, (1957-1972), evaluation study, Indian Extension Participant programs, Agriculture in Missouri, "Let's Look at the Weather," soil conservation in Missouri, international letter, Agriculture Products Utilization Association, American Dairy Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Feed Manufacturing Association, American Stock Yards Association, Meat Science Association, Atomic Energy Commission, Commerce and Industrial Development Division, Energy Protection Agriculture (EPA), Farmland Industries, Inc., Federal Intermediate Credit Bank, Food and Energy Council, Inc., Great Midwest Herbicides, Commercial Personnel, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Stockyard, MCHE, Missouri Conservation Commission, Missouri Economy Study, Missouri Producers Association, National Coordinating Council on Cooperative Education, National Cooperative Research Consulting Committee, National Institute of Health, Schuman Technical Action Panel, pamphlets, (ca. 1960s), programs, reports, reviews, cities, projections, summaries, brochures, handbooks, studies, etc.
(3 c.f., 034746, 034747, 034748)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 42. - C:3/1/51 (A90-127)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1955-1985). Included in this Series are Dean L'Hote's correspondence with other Deans, Directors, and Department Heads, various subject files about farms and centers, inventory records, committee files, and reports.
(4 c.f., 034905, 034906, 034907, 034908)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Former Series #43 C:3/1/52
UMC; College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Dean's Office; Administrative Records
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. This former Series includes administrative records created by the Dean's Office of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). The majority of the records were created during the deanship of Roger Mitchell, (1983-1998).The records include correspondence about the various farms and centers associated with CAFNR and with legislators regarding agricultural and environmental issues; departmental and college planning documents; handbooks; reports; conference records; and a few pamphlet publications.

Series 44. - C:3/1/53 (A93-23)
This Series contains administrative records from the Dean's Office of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, (1975-1991). The records consist mainly of correspondence though there are some meeting minutes, reports, contracts and plan proposals. The records concern a wide variety of topics, including the various departments in the College; faculty members and project directors; organizations and associations such as the Organization for Tropical Studies, the Centro Agronomico Tropical de Investigacion y Enseñanza (CATIE), the Farming Systems Support Project, the MidAmerica International Agriculture Consortium (MIAC), the International Rural Sociology Association (IRSA), and the Agency for International Development (AID); the College's Small Farm Strengthening Grant; and events such as World Food Day, (1985-1987). A large portion of the records pertain to the foreign agricultural programs with which the College was involved.
(4 c.f., 042196, 042392, 042393, 042394)
Note to Researcher: Some of the items in this Series are restricted and cannot be made available for research. Please see the restriction note at the bottom of this page.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP. There is a folder-level box list available in 723.

Series 45. - C:3/1/54 (A94-54; A96-102)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1967-1980, 1982, 1988). Included in this Series are general office files including minutes and notes, mostly regarding the CAPC and Policy/Educational Committee.
(3 c.f., 010199, 042395, 073946)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 46. - C:3/1/55 (A95-35)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1965-1975). Included in this Series are academic reports.
(1 c.f., 036510)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 47. - C:3/1/56 (A95-57)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1971-1978 and 1984-1989, bulk 1984-1989). Included in this Series are departmental files, records about agencies, companies, organizations, and committees, and alphabetical correspondence. A few topics include: pro-tenure, teacher evaluations, committee appointments, catalog, loan funds, J. Williams, scholarships, undergraduate task force, Extension fund summary, course curriculum, commencement, convocation, grades, areas of concentration, and water resources.
(33 c.f., Follow this link for
box locations.)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 48. - C:3/1/57 (A96-25)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1990). Included in this Series are search papers and general office files.
(14 c.f., 002914, 006001, 042373, 042374, 042375, 042378, 042379, 042381, 042382, 042383, 042384, 042385, 042387, 042390)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 49. - C:3/1/58 (A97-59)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (ca. 1988-1990). Included in this Series are alphabetical general office files, some of which relate to: Weldon Springs, foreign projects, grants, departments, Agriculture Business, UMC Colleges, UMC administration, Provost, awards, associations, conferences, Affirmative Action, Council of Deans, Agriculture history, International Trade Prop B, Chair evaluations, correspondence, USSR departments, academic programs, courses, curriculum, and enrollment.
(26 c.f., Follow this link for
box locations.)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 50. - C:3/1/59 (A98-45)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1992). Included in this Series are alphabetical general office files, some of which relate to: ARI, Board of Curators, Commencement, Denhardt, Animal Science, Food Science and Human Nutrition, departmental correspondence, Agriculture Business Services, international, NASULCG Budget Committee, MU Planning Council, and Academic Planning Committee.
(12 c.f., 006005, 009927, 010013, 010015, 010063, 010064, 010096, 010098, 017639, 041246, 041950, 045068)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 51. - C:3/1/60 (A99-42)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1967-1989, 1992-1995). Included in this Series are administrative records relating to: faculty photographs and resumes, planning documents, research center evaluation, building and remodeling documents, (1993); joint committee on agricultural institutions, (1993), academic planning committee report, (1994-1995); Roger Mitchell speeches, (1984); office correspondence and notes, (1989), presentation and photographic album of administrative retreat, (1983); annual reports, graduate student files, (1988) [RESTRICTED], Experiment Station annual reports, activities reports, unpublished reports of College of Agriculture and Experiment Station, (1967-1987); Pennewell Farm and Powell Center files including purchase, dedication, clippings, photographs, plats, leases of Pennewell Farm, (1992); Powell Gardens, cooperative extension with Lincoln University, facility for studying garden production, land records, physical plant, layout, and departmental plans and reports within the College of Agriculture.
(9 c.f., 067803, 067807, 101553, 101554, 108273, 180274, 109506, 109507, 109509)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 52. - C:3/1/61 (A00-110)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1889-1992). Included in this Series are correspondence, annual and departmental records, personnel files [Restricted], graduate student files [RESTRICTED], search files, photographs, promotion and tenure documents [RESTRICTED], letters of recommendation, budget materials, meeting minutes, publications, statistics, historical summaries, newspaper clippings, Hatch Act celebration materials, research reports, course offering lists, agricultural seminar materials, academic planning materials, course evaluations, scholarship awards, fellowship and grant materials, academic records and reports, Affirmative Action records, speech texts, building and remodeling documents, equipment inventories and requests, departmental reviews, Experiment Station records (including the Pennewell Farm, Powell Gardens, and a history of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, by H. J. L'Hote), student publications: The Aggregate (a College of Agriculture yearbook), MU Milkman, and Missouri Log, Agenda for Action Committee, Academic Planning records, Food for the 21st Century Planning Group recommendations, Productive Missouri Agriculture documents, (1966), Missouri Opportunity 2000 Commission reports and correspondence, (1987), reports, and publications of the University Planning Council, various committee documents including minutes, President's Committee on Agriculture, (1987), Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), the Farm Bureau, Seed Foundation, Botanical Gardens, Mid-America International Agricultural Consortium (MICA), and Action Agenda Committee on Agricultural Records.
(42 c.f., Follow this link for
box locations.)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.
Note to Archivist: In 06/2002, this collection was changed from NP.

Series 53. - C:3/1/62 (A03-28)
This Series contains records of the UMC College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Dean's Office, (1983-1997). The following materials are included in this Series: Purposes and Programs Report (1987); correspondence with various University officials such as the President, Vice President, Provost, etc.; files on various topics such as Commercial Agriculture, Campus Facilities space, Agriculture Building space, transformation laboratory, and cold storage facility.
(1 c.f., 067806)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 54. - C:3/1/63 (A03-68)
This Series contains records from the Dean's Office of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, (1970-1998). The majority of the records were created during the deanship of Roger Mitchell. Record types and topics found in the Series include the following: correspondence with various CAFNR departments, other university academic divisions, as well as university administrative units and staff such as the Vice Provost for Extension, Vice Provost for Minority Affairs, International Programs, and Faculty Development, the Business Office, Vice Chancellor for Alumni Development, Brady Deaton, and Chancellor Kiesler, (1994-1995); Distance Education via Ag Extension at MU, (1996); Agriculture Future of America, (1996); American Society of Agronomy, (1996); Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET), (1996); financial report of the College of Agriculture; Director of Development Search, (1996) [RESTRICTED]; Development, (1996); Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) Baseline Review, (1996); MU Alumni Association's Legislative Information Network Committee newsletters; collaboration with Kansas State University regarding Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI), (1996); Missouri Agricultural Land Management Research Institute; MidAmerica International Agricultural Consortium (MIAC); Missouri Beef Industry Council; Missouri Alternative Center (MAC), (1996); Missouri Botanical Garden (1994-1996); Missouri Cattlemen's Association; Missouri Agriculture Research Council, (1995-1996); CAFNR marketing plan, including committee material, (1988-1995); copies of and correspondence regarding the CAFNR Alumni Newsletter entitled Momentum, (1991-1996); Faculty third-year reviews, (1996) [RESTRICTED]; Promotion and Tenure, (1996) [RESTRICTED]; Sanborn Field annual report and correspondence, (1996); agricultural researcher contacts in New Zealand; photographic documentation of 1969 visit of Chief Minister of the State of Orissa, R. N. Singh Deo and his son to UMC; Chancellor Search Committee, (1997) [RESTRICTED]; Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service reviews of various CAFNR units, including Animal Science, (1993), Food Science and Engineering, (1994), Plant Sciences, (1996), Social Sciences (1997), and Biochemistry, (1996-1997); Academic Planning Committee; proposal of an Advanced Technology Center, (1986-1987); Agribusiness Masters Degree Program; Agritech Systems Research Center; Agriculture Computing and Computer Program, (1980-1992); Missouri Institute of Cooperatives, (1989); Missouri Livestock and Poultry Health Council, (1983-1994); Missouri Rural Focus Task Force, (1988-1990); CAFNR Mission Statement; Dean Mitchell's speaking engagements; assorted CAFNR publications, including Food for the 21st Century, Updates, (1986-1988), Ag Megatrends, (1989); consultant files regarding the direction of CAFNR, (1997); and the CAFNR Five-Year Plan 1993-1998. Also included in the Series are administrative and project files of the Teaching Agricultural Safety to Kids (TASK) Program, (1995-1998), including testing instruments, surveys, and statistical reports.
(17 c.f.: 000482, 033165, 073559, 073915, 107959, 107960, 107961, 107962, 107964, 108188, 108189, 108190, 108192, 108193, 108196, 111604, 111605)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public. In addition, this Series contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: Partial box lists are available for this Series in Room 723.

Series 55. - C:3/1/64 (A04-31)
This Series contains records from the Dean's Office of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, (1982-1998; bulk 1996-1998). The majority of the records were created during the deanship of Roger Mitchell. Record types and topics found in the Series include the following: general correspondence and correspondence with various CAFNR departments, other university academic divisions, as well as university administrative units and staff such as the Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Vice Provost, the Budget Office, University Relations, the Animal Science Center, and Institutional Research and Planning; University and extra-University committee and meeting files, including the Dean's Advisory Council, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), the Committee of Agricultural Nutrition and Forestry, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service; annual reports; strategic planning files; Dean candidate files [RESTRICTED], (1982-1987); Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership; Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET); history of the Mid-America International Agriculture Consortium; records regarding CAFNR publications Food for the 21st Century and Reflections; extension teaching; faculty syllabi and Unit Leader files; Roger Mitchell biographical and retirement material, including photographs, (1998); and Teaching Agricultural Safety to Kids (TASK) Program grants.
(15 c.f., 108195, 111603, 067804, 101551, 109505, 110822, 110823, 110824, 110825, 110826, 110827, 110828, 110829, 111879, 111880)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public. In addition, this Series contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 56. - C:3/1/65 (A05-74; A15-73)
This Series contains administrative records received by Agriculture Business Services of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, (1978-2002). The records [RESTRICTED] in this Series consist of forms, correspondence, position information, and candidate information associated with the position search and hiring process. Included among these records are the various Affirmative Action forms required for hiring. The records pertain to terminated faculty as well as unsuccessful searches. Series 56 also contains terminated faculty files [RESTRICTED].
(2 c.f., 053221, 054382)
Note to Researcher: Series 56 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 57. - C:3/1/66 (A06-44)
This Series contains administrative records, (1997-1999), created or received by the Dean's Office of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting files, and other material relating to the following topics: Affirmative Action; Agriculture Science Week, (1998); Aging Study; Journal Price Study; the CAFNR Annual Report; Dean's Advisory Council, (1999); Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET); Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI); the Korea Program; Life Sciences; Animal Reproductive Biology; Outlying Center proposal; Mission Enhancement; Space National Science Foundation site visit, (1998); Plant Science Center; Plant Science facilities committee; CAFNR Policy Committee; strategic planning, (1997); Sustainable Agriculture; Sustaining People Through Agriculture Network (SPAN), and various agricultural associations and producers. The Series also contains promotion and tenure files, (1998) [RESTRICTED], and adjunct appointments (1998-1999) [RESTRICTED].
(7 c.f., 013238, 013239, 013240, 013241, 013242, 013243, 013244)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. In addition, Series 57 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 58. - C:3/1/67 (A07-104)
This Series contains records created and received by the Office of the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, (1994-2001). The records consist of correspondence; memoranda; meeting agendas, minutes, and notes, including some from the Dean's Advisory Council and Unit Leaders meetings; a departmental report for Animal Science; a Research Support Service Self-study Report; and an Annual Report for Agricultural Extension. The Series also includes Promotion and Tenure records [RESTRICTED].
(7 c.f., 119482, 119483, 119484, 119485, 119486, 119487, 119702)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 58 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 59. - C:3/1/68 (A07-123; A08-02; A10-36)
This Series contains miscellaneous records created and received by the Office of Advancement in the Collge of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, (ca. 1950-2004). The records include brochures and other printed and duplicated material relating to College events, programs, research, awards, and fund raising. Also included in the Series are "Ag Unlimited" Banquet and Auction programs, (1999-2001, 2004), College of Agriculture Foundation Financial Status Reports, (1996-2000), a summary report from the John Brown Agribusiness Scholar Program, (2002), and photographs of William A. Albrecht, Dale Baker, C. M. Woodruff, Ernest M. Funk, W. Mackenzie, and the Robert Reich Portrait unveiling. This Series also contains a VHS tape of a news story on a prize bull, O. Bardoliermere II.
(1/2 c.f.: 1/6 c.f., 112, 4; 1/6 c.f., 112, 5; 1/6 c.f., 117, 6)

Series 60. - C:3/1/69 (A13-55; A13-63; A14-71; A15-58; A16-57)
This Series contains administrative records of the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, (1993-2016). The records consist of faculty Promotion and Tenure dossiers [RESTRICTED] for the College.
(12 c.f., 019372, 019373, 019374, 019380, 021119, 021120, 022173, 022174, 022175, 064418, 127687, 136468)
Note to Researcher: Series 60 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 61. - C:3/1/70 (A14-03)
This Series contains general administrative records of the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, (1970-2006, bulk 1999-2006). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, memoranda, faculty personnel (including some Promotion and Tenure material) [RESTRICTED], position appointments [RESTRICTED], individual College reporting units, unit name changes and reorganizations, Life Sciences, notes on individual meetings with the Dean, research and outreach, reports, and space issues.
(6 c.f., 067351, 067352, 067353, 067354, 067355, 067356)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Series 61 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 62. - C:3/1/71 (A14-04)
This Series contains administrative records received by Agriculture Business Services of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, (1990-2006). The records are Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) project files that consist of United States Department of Agriculture project review and comment sheets, CAFNR correspondence, and AES project proposals. The projects are filed alphabetically by project leader.
(2 c.f., 039353, 039354)

Series 63. - C:3/1/72 (A15-32; A17-48)
This Series contains administrative records of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' Division of Applied Social Sciences. The records [RESTRICTED] consist of faculty personnel and awards files.
(12 c.f., 048581, 062134, 062200, 062201, 062215, 062219, 062249, 062250, 062263, 062265, 062309, 062310)
Note to Researcher: Series 63 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: Box lists for this Series are available in Room 723.

Series 64. - C:3/1/73 (A16-60; A17-24; A18-14)
This Series contains administrative records of Agriculture Business Services in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, (1972-2018). The records consist of terminated faculty files [RESTRICTED], containing mainly personnel action forms (PAFs) as well as some of the following: position requests, position announcements, correspondence, emeritus status, and curricula vitae. Some of the positions are Extension Specialists.
(5 c.f., 121411, 121412, 001994, 022498, 022502)
Note to Researcher: Series 64 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: Additional personnel or "faculty" files maybe be available in department- or unit-specific collections for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. See, for instance,
C:3/18/8.

Series 65. - C:3/1/74 (A17-31)
This Series contains manuscript materials compiled for a history of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources by Roger Mitchell, Dean of the College. The materials include Mitchell's correspondence with administrators, faculty and staff of the College, as well as notes and draft sections of the history, written by Mitchell and others.
(1/3 c.f., 123, 2)
Note to Researcher: Roger Lowry Mitchell (1932-2013) came to the University of Missouri in 1969 as chair of the Agronomy Department, and became dean of MU Extension in 1972. He left the University in 1975 for Kansas State University, where he served as vice president for agriculture, returning to MU as chair of Agronomy in 1981. He served as Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources from 1983 until his retirement in 1998. He was an early leader of the College's "Food for the 21st Century" program, which ultimately led to the creation of the Interdisciplinary Plant Group.

Series 66. - C:3/1/75 (A18-03)
This Series consists of materials related to the creation of the William J. Spillman Farm Management Fund in the Department of Agricultural Economics in MU's College of Agriculture, (1960-1961). Materials include correspondence among Dean Elmer Kiehl, Ramsay and Margaret Spillman, and others, related to the creation of the Fund. Also included is a photocopy of a manuscript, written by Ramsay Spillman (Spilman), for a biography of William Jasper Spillman, MU alumnus and namesake of the Fund.
(1/3 c.f., 100, 3)

Series 67. - C:3/1/76 (A19-17)
This Series contains administrative records of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' Division of Applied Social Sciences, (ca. 1977-1997). The records consist of photographic prints and negatives, mostly undated, of faculty members in the Division.
(1/3 c.f., B3A, 7C, 8)
Note to Archivist: A box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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