Alfred G. Harms Papers, 1954-90
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Brief Description:

Papers of Alfred G. Harms�   (1920-2006), (B.S. 1949, M.S. 1950, Ph.D. 1965), Assistant - Associate (1949-65), Professor (1965-88) of Agricultural Economics contains correspondence with program directors, professors, government officials, students, grad students, and deans; reports; surveys; newsletters; and articles concerning agricultural economics, African agriculture, Costa Rican agriculture, Charles Chabala (1985-90), fertilizer, Indian agriculture (1967-69), INTSOY (1973-77), Peruvian agriculture (1978-81), and Zambian agriculture (1981-85).

This series also includes records of the Alfred G. Harms 473 acre farm in Village of Cisco (Piatt County). Recorded on forms adopted by the Illinois Farm Bureau Farm Management Service (1953-67), the records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year including an inventory of land, improvements, buildings; livestock fees; machinery equipment and automobile inventory and operating expenses; map of the farm and crop-system summary; crops raised and sold; inventory of grain and supplies; cash receipts and expenses; summary of expenses including taxes and unpaid family labor; capital purchases and sales; products used on the farm and a financial and business analysis summary.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
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Record Series Number: 8/4/42
Created by: Harms, Alfred G.
Volume: 1.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 08/00/2006. 07/10/2008 (ACES Library)
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Arrangement: Alphabetical by topic
Subject Index
Agricultural Economics
Allerton Trust Farms
Faculty Papers
Farm Management Service
International Soybean Program (INTSOY)
Piatt County, Illinois
Languages of Materials
English [eng]