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Record Group: 4 C
Record Sub-Group: 8
Records Title: UMC; School of Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife; Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences; Administrative and Other Records
Dates: 1908-1963
Volume: 1 cubic foot, 1.25 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group contains records created by or for the Department of Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri. The Sub-Group includes records of the Soil Health Assessment Center such as Missouri soil survey records, correspondence, and maps.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:4/17/1 (A15-46)
This Series contains records collected by the Soil Health Assessment Center of the School of Natural Resources' Department of Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences, (ca. 1908-1963). The records consist of Soil Survey publications for Missouri counties by the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station and the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Soils, (1908-1954); numerous Soil Survey maps for Missouri counties, (ca. 1912-1949); two Soil Survey notebooks by H. Krusekopf, (1908, 1909); various off-prints by College of Agriculture faculty; speeches, presentations, papers, and correspondence of Merritt Finley Miller, (1920s-1950s); correspondence of Clarence L. Scrivner, (1962-1963); and miscellaneous publications.
(1 c.f., B23, 6, 4; 1 Roll, CB105)
Note to Researcher: From the
Soil Health Assessment Center web page (July 2015): "The Soil Health Assessment Center originated in 1985 when the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the National Resources Conservation Service, funded an in-state soil lab to aid the ongoing Missouri Soil Survey. MDNR provided the initial funding to set up the Soil Characterization Lab in CAFNR and provided financial support until the Missouri Soil Survey was completed in 2008. The laboratory has changed locations several times over the years; from 2002 through 2014 it was housed in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department. At the start of 2015 the lab returned to its roots in CAFNR and moved into a newly remodeled facility at the university's South Farm." The Center has also been known as the Soil Health and Characterization Laboratory.
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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