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Records of the Colorado Cattle Feeders Association

 Collection
Identifier: ACCF

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Colorado Cattle Feeders Association consists of documents dated 1955-1983, with the bulk falling from 1970-1980. The collection files include committee reports and rosters, board minutes, correspondence, news releases, and newsletters. Newsletters, reports and other mailings from the American National Cattlemen's Association are included.

Dates

  • 1955-1983
  • Majority of material found within 1970-1980

Creator

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection. However, the collection is stored off-site, so advance notice is recommended.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.

History

The Colorado Cattle Feeders Association was established in 1955 to support cattlemen by gathering, analyzing, and distributing facts relative to the cattle feeding business. The Colorado Cattle Feeders Association's goals were to maintain the cattle industry on a sound economic footing through research, promotion, and education. In 1998, the Association was restructured and became the Colorado Livestock Association (CLA).

Extent

7.5 linear feet (4 record cartons, 3 document cases)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Colorado Cattle Feeders Association was established in 1955 to gather, analyze, and distribute facts relative to the cattle feeding business. The Colorado Cattle Feeders Association's goals were to maintain the cattle industry on a sound economic footing through research, promotion, and education. In 1998, the Association was restructured and became the Colorado Livestock Association (CLA). The collection files include committee reports, correspondence, minutes, news releases, and newsletters.

Arrangement

The collection was received in good order. Materials were grouped into series according to topic and further divided into subseries as needed.

The collection consists of nine series in four record cartons and three document cases:

Series 1: Management--Board of Directors, district records, officers, 1970-1981

Subseries 1.1: Board of Directors, 1973-1981

Subseries 1.2: District records, 1970-1980

Subseries 1.3: Presidents, 1974-1976

Subseries 1.4: Personnel, 1974, 1978

Series 2: Committees, 1971-1981

Series 3: Conventions, meetings, events, 1969-1980

Subseries 3.1: CCFA meetings, 1970-1978

Subseries 3.2: CCFA joint conventions, 1974-1977

Subseries 3.3: Other conferences, conventions, events, 1969-1980

Series 4: Correspondence, routine and general, 1973-1980

Series 5: Financial, 1960-1981

Series 6: Legal, 1955-1958 and 1971-1978

Series 7: Related associations, organizations, etc., 1972-1980

Series 8: Programs, issues, 1961-1962 and 1965-1978

Series 9: Publications, 1955-1958 and 1974-1983

Acquisition

The Records of the Colorado Cattle Feeders Association was acquired by James E. Hansen for the Colorado Agricultural Records Project in July 1981 and received by the Libraries in February 2004.

Online Materials

Some materials have been scanned and are available through the Colorado State University Libraries website. In the electronic version of this document, direct links appear in context.

Processing

Processing of the collection was completed in November 2005. Paper clips were removed and all materials were inserted in acid-free folders and reboxed.

Title
Guide to the Records of the Colorado Cattle Feeders Association
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Prepared by Holley R. Lange
Date
Copyright 2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA
970-491-1844