Agricultural Alumni Association File, 1911-95
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Brief Description: Agricultural Alumni Association File includes photographs of meetings, people, award ceremonies, and special events.  It also includes historical information such as by-laws, board meeting minutes, annual reports, and district meeting reports plus correspondence, subject files, membership information, committees such as the Agiculture Development Fund and Food for Century III (1977-1983), and financial records, concerning  meeting agendas, district reorganization, special events, assemblies, seminars, Gamma Sigma Delta, Epsilon Sigma Phi, graduations, budgets, and major correspondents such as Karl E. Gardner, F.H. Maynard, E. H. Regnier, Orville G. Bentley, and James R. Davies.
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: 8/15/10
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Associate Dean's Office
Volume: 7.4 cubic feet
Acquired: 7/21/97
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Arrangement: By type of material and chronologically thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Associate Dean's Office :

Appointed in 1943,1 the Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture is the director of resident instruction, including academic records and curricular activities, and serves as secretary of the college faculty. His functions were previously handled by an assistant dean.2

1. Nov. 1943-44 Directory, Faculty & Students lists, for officers of the College of Agriculture, a position of Associate Dean which does not appear in the previous year's directory.

2. Directory, Faculty & Students, 1942, lists Robert R. Hudelson on p. 8 as Assistant Dean of the College of Agriculture. Ibid., 1943, lists him on p. 7 as Associate Dean. The change in Hudelson's position is also confirmed in Moores, Richard Gordon, Fields of Rich Toil: the Development of the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1970, p. 220.

Access Restrictions: None.
Subject Index
Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of
Alumni Association
Genres/Forms of Material
Financial Records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]