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Includes curricula, budgets, printed material, clippings, and memoranda and correspondence with Cornell faculty and administrators, students, county extension agents, agricultural club leaders, farmers, publishers, state and federal agricultural agencies, credit associations, and state and national politicians. Subjects include administration of the College of Agriculture; appointments, promotions, and resignations of faculty and administrators; Farm and Home Week at Cornell; construction of the Arboretum; the Bailey Hortorium; the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and State Universities; the Farm Credit Administration; GLF; USDA Extension Service; Dartington Hall and the South Devon cattle; the Emergency Food Commission; farm labor during World War II, wartime agricultural production, and wartime student enrollment; the "Farm Forum" broadcast on WGY; rural electrification, Dutch elm disease, and rural education. Major correspondents include Charles Poletti, Herbert H. Lehman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Howard E. Babcock, Henry A. Wallace, Flora Rose, Edward Eastman, Leonard K. Elmhirst, and the Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva, New York.

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