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Record Group: 3 C
Record Sub-Group: 4
Records Title: UMC; College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Department of Agricultural Economics; Administrative Records
Dates: 1957-1988
Volume: 2/3 cubic foot, 0.8 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

(A95-21)
This Record Sub-Group contains correspondence, studies, contracts, news clippings, photographs, programs, reports, pamphlets, and course materials generated by the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources' Agricultural Economics Department. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence from United States Department of Agriculture, correspondence from the International Cooperation Administration, biographical Data on Technical Cooperation participants, and correspondence to and from Orion Ulrey, regarding University of Missouri programs in northeast India, a bibliography for Rural Social Scientists, notes on foreign relations of American people and on foreign policies of the United States, an evaluation and analysis of Agriculture Economics Training Courses (with reports on MU's program in India), and proceedings of the "India Coordinator's Conference" of 26-28 July 1965.

Other contents of this Record Sub-Group include a contract between the United States and University of Missouri, a proposal for the development of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology sections in Indian Colleges of Agriculture, inter-departmental correspondence, a list of India Program Alumni, Department of Field Crops interviews of persons on trips to India, and recommendations regarding aid.

Finally, this Sub-Group includes an outline of a project for the development of the University of Missouri at Orissa, monthly progress reports, a situational survey and evaluation of the University of Missouri, a Ford Foundation report entitled, "Marketing: Role, Strategies, and Implications for India-Consultancy," as well as materials pertaining to a visit by Indian bankers to Missouri.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is organized into five separate record series. Within these record series, arrangement is governed by chronological order where possible.

Series One is composed of photos, newspaper clippings, biographical data, reports, booklets, contracts, correspondence, recommendations, development projects, and surveys relating to special projects of the College of Agriculture, 1957-1968.

Series Two contains studies and photos (with negatives) relating to State Hospital Studies, 1958, along with records of the University of Missouri's "India Project" foreign assistance effort.

Series Three is composed of correspondence, bills, interview forms, reviews, instructions, and press clippings related to the Agriculture Economics Club, 1980-1985.

Series Four is principally composed of handouts, grading procedure rules, assignments, homework problems, course schedules, exams, evaluation sheets, outlines, and quizzes for Agriculture Economics courses 251 and 485, 1978-1981.

Series Five is composed of reports and pamphlets related to Miscellaneous Reports, 1957-1988.

Series Outline:

  1. Series One - Special Agricultural Projects, 1957-1968

  2. Series Two - State Hospital Studies and India Project, 1957-1968

  3. Series Three - Agriculture Economics Club, 1980-1985

  4. Series Four - Agriculture Economics 251 and 485, 1978-1981

  5. Series Five - Miscellaneous Reports, 1957-1988

Inventory

Series One - Special Agricultural Projects, 1957-1968

Box 1

FF 1 - Yugoslav Mission records

FF 2 - Special report on the farm operated by the Missouri School for the Deaf, 12/1957

Series Two - State Hospital Studies and India Project, 1957-1968

Box 1 (cont'd)

FF 3 -
Two copies of a State Hospital Study, including a summary, an evaluation of findings, and recommendations from a "Study of Farm Operations" by the Department of Agricultural Economics and photos for hospital #2 St. Joe, #4 Farmington, 07/1958, Mt. Vernon Sanatorium, State Hospital #1 Farm Lands and Dairy Enterprise, 02/1958

FF 4 - India Project records

FF 5 - India Project records

FF 6 - India Project records

Series Three - Agriculture Economics Club, 1980-1985

Box 2

FF 7 - Intra-department communication, bills for supplies, awards banquet, 04/19/1985, interview form for “Outstanding Farm Manager Award,” 1980 Farm Management Contest, Summary of Farm Families Reviewed, proposed requirements for written reports if students enrolling for one hour of credit, instructions to interviewer, and press clippings, ca. 1980-1985

Series Four - Agriculture Economics 251 and 485, 1978-1981

Box 2 (cont'd)

FF 8 - Agricultural Economics Course #251, handouts, grading procedure explanations, semester problems, assignments, class homework, worksheets, course schedules, pretests, exams, and term project evaluation sheets, 1978

FF 9 - Agriculture Economics #251, 1979

FF 10 - Agriculture Economics #251, 1980

FF 11 - Agricultural Economics Course #485, section outlines and related materials, 04/28/1980

FF 12 - Agriculture Economics #251, 1981

Series Five - Miscellaneous Reports, 1957-1988

Box 2 (cont'd)

FF 13 - Report on An Analysis of the Impact of Mexican Petroleum Revenues on Import Requirements of Agricultural Commodities presented at a seminar sponsored by the International Economics Division of Economics and Statistics Services, 01/13/1981

FF 14 - Report on the Impact of Mexican Oil Revenues on Import Requirements of Agricultural Commodities for the meeting of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, 02/01-04/1981

FF 15 - Report on the Mexican Agricultural Import Requirements: An Analysis of the Impact of Petroleum Revenues presented at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, 02/03/1981

FF 16 - Pamphlet related to G.A.T.T. (General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs), concerning tariffs and re-balancing, and a report on Harmonizing Phyto-sanitary and Sanitary Regulations through GATT Negotiations, 1988

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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