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Guide to the Alabama Crop Improvement Association Records,  RG 660

Listed by: Brenda Prather
Date: 8/20/99

Date Span: 1944-1976

Biographical Sketch: Organization of farmers founded in 1942 to encourage production, protection, and use of improved varieties of crops in Alabama.

Scope / Content: Minutes, correspondence, annual reports, audit reports, pamphlets, brochures, technical manuals, news clippings, research reports, and photographs.  Organized in 4 series: 1. Organizational Records; 2. Alabama Cooperative Extension Service Records; 3. Subject Information Files; 4. Photographs.


SERIES 1: Organizational Records--Governance documents, financial documents, reports, directories, membership lists, meeting minutes, programs, correspondence, information on allied organizations.

Box 1
1. Constitution – Bylaws, 1945
2. Revisions
3-19. Audit, 1948-1966
20-28. Annual Report, 1956-1964
29-34. Certified Seed Grower Directories, 1948-1982
35. Requests for Seed Directories, 1962 & 1964
36-37. ACIA Newsletters, 1955-73, scattered
38-55. Form Letters, 1951-65, scattered
Box 2
56-58. Form Letters, 1967-81, scattered
59-69. Board of Directors Meetings, 1950-67
70. Annual Meeting Programs, 1951-64, scattered
71. ACIA Progress Reports, 1948-51, scattered
72. ACIA Membership List, 1946-55
73. Annual Secretary’s Report, 1949-65
74. Alabama State Association List (no date)
75-81. ICIA Annual Meetings, 1919-65
Box 3
82-107. Annual Meetings, 1944-67
108-117. See Certification Standards, ca. 1948-71 (scattered)
118. ACIA Inspection Handbook, 1973
Box 4
119-120. Southern Seedmen’s Association, 1961 & 1964
121-122. Alabama Seedmen’s Association, 1961 & 1965
123-125. Southern Seed Certification Officials Annual Meeting, 1961-63
126. Alabama Soil Fertility Society
127. Atlanta Cotton Breeder Meeting
128. Lee County Seed Growers Association
129. ACIA Bonds and Certificates
130-131. Programs (misc.), 1949-63
132. ACIA Representatives and Committees
133-137. ACIA Income Tax Returns, 1953-67 (scattered)
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SERIES II: Alabama Cooperative Extension Service Records

Box 4
138-154. Annual Reports – Extension, 1948-64
Box 5
155-170. Plan of Work, 1948-64
171-183. Specialist’s Suggestions, 1947-63 (scattered)
184-189. Extension Service, 1964-67
Box 6
190-198. Campus Memorandums, 1962-66 (scattered)
199-200. Building Proposals
201. Combined Correspondence
202. Personnel – Jack Butler
203. Personnel – Dave Doby
204. Personnel - Bill Gregg
205. Personnel – Jessica A. Hayes
206. Personnel – R. H. Kirkpatrick
207. Personnel – C. F. Simmons
208. Personnel – Earle Williams
209. Itinerary – Inspector Young
210-211. Annual Report for Project III, 1964 & 1966
212. Speech – "The Part the ACIA is taking in the Development of Hybrid Corn"
213. Speech – "Status of the ACIA"
214. Extension Evaluation and Self Study, 1960
215. Extension Specialist Samples
216. Extension Manuscripts
217. Extension Publication
218. Demonstration Outlines, 1963
219. Revision of Handbook, 1957
220. Revision of Extension AMA Projects, 1957
221. Revision of Alabama Handbook of Agriculture, 1954
222. Responsibilities & Policies (seeds), 1962
223. Job Description – Seed Crop Marketing Specialist
224. Extension Itinerary, 1964
225. Extension Monthly Report, 1962
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SERIES III: Subject Information Files.  Arranged Alphabetically by subject/crop.

Box 7
226. Advertising
227. Advertising
228. Agronomy
229. Alfalfa
230. Bahia Grass
231. Barley
232. Beef Cattle
233. Bermuda (Coastal)
234. Bermuda (Common)
235. Blackeye Pea
236. Catalog Material
237. Cereal Grains
238. Certification
239. Civil Defense
240. Clover (Crimson)
241. Clover (Crimson)
242. Clover (Crimson)
243. Cockle Bur Project
244. Commodities
245. Conveyors
246. Cooperatives
247. Corn
248. Corn
249. Corn
250. Corn, Hybrid
251. Corn, Hybrid – Grading and Sizing
252. Corn, Hybrid – Grading and Sizing
253. Corn, Hybrid – Reports, Moorer
254. Corn, Hybrid – Reports, Sylvest
255. Corn, Hybrid – Reports, Terral-Norris
256. Corn, Hybrid – Reports, Whatley
257. Cotton
258. Cotton
Box 8
259. Cotton
260. Cotton insects
261. Cotton lint
262. Cotton seed
263. Cowpeas
264. Crop Certification
265. Crop Damage
266. Crop Improvement
267. Crop Information
268. Crop Production
269. Crowder Peas
270. Dairying
271. Dallis grass (white clover)
272. Delinters
273. Digestibility
274. Drill Box Surveys
275. Drill Box Surveys
276. Drill Box Surveys
277. Engineering
278. Farm Buildings
279. Fertilizers
280. Fertilizers
281. Fescue, tall
282. Fiber Crops
283. Field Crops
284. Fish and Wildlife
285. Flax
286. Flowers
287. Forages
288. Forecast
289. Forestry
290. Foundation Seed
291. Foundation Seed
292. 4-H Club
293. Fruit
294. Fumigation
Box 9
295. General Information
296. Germination
297. Gin Inspection
298. Gin Inspection
299. Gin Inspection
300. Ginning regulations
301. Grain
302. Grain Grading
303. Grain, small
304. Grain, small
305. Grain, small (diseases)
306. Grain Sorghum
307. Grain Storage
308. Grasses
309. Grasses
310. Grazing Land
311. Hail Damage
312. Harvesting Seed
313. Heredity
314. Hogs
315. Horticulture
316. Income Potential
317. Inoculation
318. Insecticides
319. Insecticides
320. Insects
321. Insects
322. Johnson Grass
323. Laboratory Report
324. Legume
325. Lupine
326. Management
327. Manuscripts
328. Marketing
329. Marketing
330. Millet
331. Mint
332. Nematodes
333. News Articles
334. News Articles
335. Nitrogen
336. Oats
337. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (ECD)
338. Oil Crop
339. Oilseed Crop
340. Onion
341. Orchard Grass
342. Peanuts
343. Peanuts
344. Peanuts
345. Peanuts
346. Peanuts
Box 10
347. Peas
348. Pecans
349. Pedigreed Cottonseed
350. Phosporous
351. Pimento Peppers
352. Pinetree Seed Certification
353. Plant Diseases
354. Poultry
355. Price Support Program
356. Processing Plants
357. Processing Plants
358. Project Ideas
359. Publications
360. Rye
361. St. Augustine Grass
362. Sagrain (combine)
363. Salt Tolerance
364. Seed
365. Seed Buying
366. Seed Certification
367. Seed Drying
368. Seed Improvement
369. Seed Laws
370. Seed Laws
371. Seed Outlook
Box 11
372. Seed Processing
373. Seed Sstorage
374. Seed Tags
375. Seed Treatment
376. Seed Treatment
377. Seeding
378. Seedstock
379. Sericea
380. Sheep
381. Silage
382. Soil Areas
383. Soil Conservation
384. Soil Test Guide
385. Soil Testing
386. Sorghum
387. Soybeans
388. Sugar Beets
389. Suppliers
390. Sweet Potatoes
391. Tillage and Cultivation
392. Tobacco
393. Varieties (Improved)
394. Variety Acceptance
395. Variety Eligibility
396. Variety Recommendations
397. Variety Recommendations
398. Vegetables
399. Weather
400. Weed Control
401. Weed Control
402. Weed Killers
403. Weeds
404. Wheat
405. Wheat
406. Wireworms
407. Zoysia
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SERIES IV: Photographs

Box 11
408. Agents in the fields
409. Agents in the fields
410. Agents in the fields
411. Fields
412. Livestock
413. Machinery
414. Meetings
415. Negatives
416. Seed


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