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Record Group: 3 C
Record Sub-Group: 36
Records Title: UMC; College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Department of Extension Education; Administrative Records
Dates: 1914-2001
Volume: 10 and 1/3 cubic feet, 12.92 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources' Department of Extension Education. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence files, administration files, pamphlets, bulletins, manuscripts, speeches, faculty publications, photographs, maps, newspaper clippings, posters, extension supervision records, histories of the Missouri Extension Service, program proposals, program reviews, case studies, source materials, committee meeting minutes, and professional conference materials.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1 - C:3/24/1 (A77-47)
This Series holds records of the UMC Department of Extension Education (1914-1968). The majority of records in this Series were created by or in cooperation with Extension Professor of Soils, John N. Falloon. Included are correspondence pamphlets, bulletins, manuscripts, scripts of speeches, and Extension faculty publications. Topics in this Series include balanced farming, agricultural extension, youth extension, 4-H programs, soil conservation, water conservation, cropping systems, use of fertilizers, and crop rotation.
(2 c.f., 031086, 031087)

Series 2 - C:3/24/6 (A94-75)
This Series holds records of the UMC Department of Extension Education (1921-1929). The records in this Series relate, primarily, to the work of St. Charles County Extension Agent, R. A. Langenbacher. Included in this Series are two bound reports entitled, The St Charles County, Missouri, Entry in Agricultural Limestone Contest (1928) and Soil Improvement Program St. Charles County, Missouri, 1921-1929. These reports include photographs, newspaper clippings, posters, maps, and typed narratives concerning such subjects as clover and prosperity, demonstration plot details, demonstration results, Alfalfa Day, and Lime Train Day.
(1/3 c.f., 119, 6)
Note to Researcher: For a photograph of Langenbacher in the field, see
Record Group 4 UW, Sub-Group 91.

Series 3 - C:3/24/5 (A90-25)
This Series holds a copy of a report entitled, Review of the University of Missouri India Programs, 1955-1972 by Professor Walter T. Wilkening. This review chronicles the efforts of the UMC Department of Extension Education (in coordination with the Technical Cooperation Mission of the International Cooperation Administration, I.C.A., and the Agency for International Development, A.I.D.) to assist Indian state governments in development of agricultural education and research facilities.
(1 Env., B3A, C1, 1)
Note to Researcher: For more information about the MU India Programs, see
Record Group 3 C, Sub-Group 26, Series 2.

Series 4 - C:3/24/3 (A84-71)
This Series contains records relating to the UMC Department of Extension Education (1961-1977). Many of the records in this Series were created by or in cooperation with Extension Professor of Agricultural Economics, David E. Moser, a pioneer in developing Older Adult Transportation Systems (OATS). Included in the Series are correspondence, program proposals, program reviews, case studies, source materials, committee meeting minutes, and professional conference materials.
(6 c.f., 014778, 014779, 014780, 014781, 014782, 014783)

Series 5 - C:3/24/NP (A98-24)
This Series contains records of the UMC Department of Extension Education (1992). Included in the Series are departmental administrative records relating to all aspects of the operations of the department.
(1 c.f., 30746)
Note to Researcher: Series 5 is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available for research.

Series 6. - C:3/24/11 (A08-92)
This Series contains professional and personal papers of Extension Agent and Professor of Extension Education "Jack" Rogers, (1920-2001). The material in this Series consists of: records regarding Rogers's education and employment at the University of Missouri; memorabilia and photographs of MU Barnwarming and Farmers' Fair, (1920-1925); photographs of his travels to India and elsewhere on behalf of the University of Missouri; news clippings and biographical material, including an autobiography, (1991); and honors and awards received by Rogers throughout his career.
(1 c.f., 038931; 1 OSF, B3A Flat Shelving Unit)
Note to Researcher: Floyd Elijah "Jack" Rogers graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture in 1924. He was named County Extension Agent for DeKalb County, Missouri, in 1926. He became a State Extension Agent and Extension Assistant Professor in the College of Agriculture in 1934. Rogers became Associate Professor in 1939 and Professor in 1945. In 1960 Rogers became a member of the newly-formed Extension Education Department in the College of Agriculture and served as its chairman. In 1962 Rogers retired from the Extension Division to become Agricultural Extension Advisor and Chief of Party for the University of Missouri in its India program established through the U.S. Agency for International Development (and earlier the Technical Cooperation Mission). He served as Technical Leader with the program from 1964 until 1968. Rogers was given the distinction of Emeritus Professor in 1967.
Note to Researcher: For more information about the MU India Programs, see
C:3/24/5.
Note to Archivist: The 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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