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Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian History and other project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 962
This collection is divided into three series: I. Indian History Project, II. Department History Project, and III. Other Projects The Indian History Project records contain correspondence, notes, reports, and newspaper clippings relating to the work of Dr. Raymond B. Farnsworth with American Indians. The Department History Project contains a copy of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture's 100 year history, notes on material to include in the history, and a brief article about the early roots of the department called "They who Plowed." The Other Projects records contain information on agricultural projects undertaken in South America, Libya and with the Utah Idaho Sugar Company. Also included are proposals for research projects to various grant agencies.

Dates

  • approximately 1971-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian History and other project records must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Abstract

Contains correspondence, notes, reports, and newspaper clippings relating to the work of Dr. Raymond B. Farnsworth with American Indians, as well as research proposals to various grant agencies.

Biographical History

The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is part of the College of Biology and Agriculture. It was created in 1967 when the Department of Agronomy and the Department of Horticulture were merged to strengthen both programs. The new department was part of the College of Biological and Agricultural Science that had been created in 1954. Prior to that, both departments had been members of the College of Applied Sciences. An important part of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is the University farm located in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Arrangement note

Arranged in three series: 1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian History project files, 1971-1984; 2. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture department history project files, 1971-1984; and 3. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture: other project files, 1971-1984.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA962.xml

Custodial History note

These materials were transferred to the University Archives from Records Management on June 4, 2002. The records were stored in Records Management from 1993-2002. Prior to that they were in the custody of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Transferred; Records Management; 2002.

Appraisal note

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information note

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2002.
Title
Register of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian History and other project records
Status
completed
Author
J. Gordon Daines III
Date
June 2002
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States