Agricultural Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0355
The Agriculture Club Records cover the club's activities, 1924-1959, and consists of two scrapbooks, and 3 volumes of minutes. The scrapbooks, 1924-1927 and 1939-1959, contain newspaper clippings, programs, and some photographs. The minute books document meetings from 1936-1954; 1958-1959. The organization's constitution, a dance announcement sign, and a Wolf caricature drawing of Nevada Aggies are also included.

Dates

  • 1924-1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The Agricultural Club, better known as the "Aggies" or the Aggie Club, was organized in 1909, and included the agricultural faculty, and students in agriculture and home economics. The collection contains records that cover the club's activities, 1924-1959, in the form of scrapbooks and minutes, as well as the organization's constitution, a dance announcement sign, and a wolf caricature drawing.

Administrative History

The Agricultural Club, better known as the "Aggies" or the Aggie Club, was organized in 1909, and included the agricultural faculty, and students in agriculture and home economics. The club's objective was to increase interest in scientific agriculture in the school and throughout the state by means of livestock shows, agricultural exhibits, and general activity. One of the most popular events held was the Aggie Horse Show, which attracted competitors from around the country.

Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Life and Health Science Library, 1995. Three items transferred from AC 0272 in 2017.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to the University Archives photo archive as collection number UNRA-P3393.
Title
Guide to the Agricultural Club Records
Status
completed
Author
Karen Gash
Date
Approximately 1997
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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University of Nevada, Reno
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