Farm and Home Week File, 1924-1962 | University of Illinois Archives
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Farm and Home Week File, including a general subject file (1955-61) and containing printed and duplicated materials; announcements; news releases of bulletins; letters received; copies of letters sent; memoranda; telegrams; clippings; statements; minutes of meetings; reports; programs; fliers; drafts; typescripts of speaking schedules; mimeographed sheets; photographs of exhibits and buildings; Illini Union Open House; Town and Country Art Show and Folk dance and newsletters of Illinois in India (1955-62). The series also includes correspondence of Deans Herbert W. Mumford, H. P. Rush and Robert R. Hudelson.
The series consists of the files of the Dean's Office of the College of Agriculture. Until 1958 it was entitled Farm and Home Week; in 1958 the name was changed to Farm and Home Festival. The records were created for the purpose of planning, arranging and coordinating the events of the annual Farm and Home Festival and recording the activities conducted in preparation for previous Farm and Home Week programs.