Robert D. Walker Papers, 1935-87
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Brief Description: Papers of Robert D. Walker, professor of Natural Resources & Extension Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of Illinois (1956-88), including Illinois State Rural Development Committee annual reports (1971-76); RDC newsletters, correspondence, membership lists, task force summaries, workplans & minutes (1977-80); USDA Rural Development Advisory Council correspondence and minutes (1971-76); agendas, minutes, policy statements & supporting data of the Agriculture Task Force on Non-Point Sources of Pollution (1976-78), including the subcommittees on Fertilizer, Livestock Waste, Pesticides, Forestry & Fruit, and Soil Erosion; & files on conservation youth workshops (1961-71), Extension Service soil conservation agreements (1970-87), federal farm legislation (1972-87), livestock waste regulations (1972-78), Resource Conservation & Development Areas (1972-87), Rural Clean Water Project (1980-87), soil conservation districts (1937-87), slide shows (1974-82), state soil conservation advisory committees (1935-53) & watershed studies (1949-87). The series includes photographs & slides of contour cropping, drainage, erosion, waterways, machinery, meetings & workshops, soil structures, strip mining, tillage practices & water control structures & youth conservation workshops.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 8/3/26
Created by: Walker, Robert D.
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 2/21/83; 3/15/88
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Arrangement: By type of material and alphabetical or topic thereunder
Subject Index
Agricultural Extension
Agricultural Legislation
Contour Cropping
Faculty Papers
Livestock Wastes
Natural Resources
Resource Conservation and Development Areas
Rural Clean Water Project
Rural Development
Soil Conservation
Soil Conservation Districts
Strip Mines
Tillage Systems
Youth Conservation Workshops
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]