Gilbert C. Fite collection

Gilbert C. Fite collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Gilbert C. Fite collection
Dates: 1929-1983
Quantity: 3.2 Linear feet 2 cartons, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms2461

Biographical/Historical Note

The American Agriculture Movement was began in 1977. Farmers involved with the American Agriculture Movement formed a network of farmers across the United States and Canada to protest the direction of agricultural policy. Protests soon became known as "Tractorcades." See the American Agriculture Movement website.

Farmland was a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative in North America.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists the newspaper files of American Agriculture News, inventories of the Congressional Records Series of the University of Oklahoma, and Farmland Industries materials, including annual reports, copies of the minutes of board meetings, prospectuses for stock sales, special reports, correspondence, and notes.


Index Terms

Agriculture--United States.
American Agriculture Movement.
Annual reports.
Books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Corporation reports.
Correspondence.
Minutes (administrative records)
Newspapers.
Notes.
Prospectuses.
United States. Congress. House. -- Records and correspondence
United States. Congress. Senate. -- Records and correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Gilbert C. Fite collection, ms2461, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Publicity
 
2Bigness
 
3Agriculture Accountability Project Who's Minding The Co-op
 
4Fertilizer
 
5Insurance
 
6Livestock Program
 
7Project 67 and 70
 
8Feed
 
9Terr. Expansions
 
10Facilitios
 
11Farmland Foods
 
12Name Change Farmland Industries, Inc., 1966 September 1
 
13Oil
 
14 Farmer's Frontier
 
15Shortages
 
16FAR-MAR-CO.
 
17National Council Ad Campaign
 
18Operations Total Savings
 
19Problems - strikes
 
20Tax Data - real estate Organization
 
21Minutes
 
22-23Farmland Industries papers
 
24Personnel
 
25Conclusion, summary material
 
26Anti-Co-op, Co-op problems, Psuedo Co-op
 
27Interviews and Letters
 
28CCA materials
 
1University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 2
 
2University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 3
 
3University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 4
 
4University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 5
 
5University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 6
 
6University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 8
 
7University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 9
 
8University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 10
 
9University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 12
 
10University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 13
 
11 A Guide to Microform Collections in the University of Oklahoma Library Western History Collections Manuscripts Division
 
BoxFolder
21Notes, brochures, clippings
 
2CCA - materials
 
3Merger
 
4Pollution, Environment
 
5Public Relations
 
6Eductation
 
7Annual Meetings
 
8Biographies
 
9Percent of Business By Farmland
 
10History
 
11Bank Bill
 
12Milk scandal, anti-trust immunities, progressive farmers
 
OS Box
1 American Agriculture News, 1978-1983