Agricultural Experiment Station. Department of Farm Development. Individual farm plans concerning, "a study of intensive farm planning on selected farms in western Nevada as a means of preserving fertility, improving yields, stabilizing income and preventing erosion on farms in this area", undertaken co-operatively by the Nevada Experiment Station, Nevada Extension Service, the U.S.D.A. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Soil Conservation Service, 1940-1942; Farm Accounts files, 1933-1937.

 File — Box: 66

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are personal correspondence files kept by Samuel B. Doten, Agricultural Experiment Director. The records primarily cover the 1930s-1950s, with little beyond 1957, with the exception of limited Cooperative Extension records for the mid-1960s.


  • 1889-1965


Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


From the Collection: 82 Cubic Feet (84 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
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