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.
Scope and Contents
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.
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