Ray I. Shawl Papers, 1890, 1905-1958, 1961-66
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Brief Description:

Papers of Ray I. Shawl (1890-�  ), '16, M.S. '19, professor of agricultural engineering (1921-58), including correspondence (1913, 1916, 1919-58), manuscripts (1915-57), publications (1926, 1930-48), reports and programs (1927-55), student papers (1913, 1924, 1928, 1938), research file (1890, 1910-55), newspaper clippings (1924) and photographs (1944-48) relating to farm mechanics and the purchase, maintenance, lubrication and use of farm machinery and equipment including combines, corn pickers and planters, diesel engines, plows and tractors.�  Most correspondence is with farm implement manufacturers, oil companies and agricultural journals regarding research data and publications on farm machinery and petroleum products.�  Manuscripts include speeches presented at short courses, conferences and professional society meetings and talks given over radio station WILL on farm machinery (1929-57).�  The series includes convention programs and committee reports of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (1927-55) and material on plowing matches and tractor demonstrations (1910-19, 1942, 1954).

The series includes photographic studies of the Assembly Hall construction and use, (1961-66) and agricultural equipment (1933-42).

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University of Illinois Archives
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Urbana, IL 61820
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Record Series Number: 8/5/23
Created by: Shawl, Ray I. (1890-1978)
Volume: 1.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/14/1972; 8/5/1987
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0805023.pdf
Arrangement: By type of material and chronological or alphabetical thereunder
Subject Index
Agricultural Extension
American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Assembly Hall
Corn Pickers
Faculty Papers
Farm Machinery
Oil Companies
Plowing Matches
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]