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Records of the Potato Administrative Committee, Area III

 Collection
Identifier: APAC

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Potato Administrative Committee, Area III consists of documents dated 1959-1980, with the bulk falling from 1978-1980. The collection contains papers reflecting committee business, potato promotion and marketing, including photographs and applications for a potato display contest. There are also a number of photographs showing potato processing, most credited to the Union Pacific Railroad.

Dates

  • 1959-1980
  • Majority of material found within 1978-1980

Creator

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

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 Potato Administrative Committee, Area III, was established as a result of the 1939 Colorado Marketing Act. It administers provisions of marketing orders of the U.S. and Colorado Departments of Agriculture. The Area III Potato Administrative Committee serves its members in the Greeley/Weld County area and represents both producers and handlers.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Potato Administrative Committee, Area III, was established as a result of the 1939 Colorado Marketing Act. It administers provisions of marketing orders of the U.S. and Colorado Departments of Agriculture. The Committee serves its members in the Greeley/Weld County area and represents both producers and handlers. This collection contains materials primarily from 1978-1980, reflecting committee business, potato promotion and marketing, and includes a number of photographs of potato processing.

Arrangement

The collection consists of one document case. Folders in the collection are arranged in alphabetical order by folder title.

Acquisition

The Records of the Potato Administrative Committee, Area III was acquired by James E. Hansen for the Colorado Agricultural Records Project in 1981 as part of the Colorado Agricultural Archive, and was transferred to the Colorado State University Libraries in February 2004.

Processing

Processing was completed in October 2007. The materials were placed in acid-free folders and reboxed. Paper clips were removed. Photographs were placed in mylar sleeves.

Title
Guide to the Records of the Potato Administrative Committee, Area III
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Prepared by Holley R. Lange
Date
Copyright 2007
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