Agricultural extension work -- Colorado.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Oral History Tapes
Abstract Dr. James E. Hansen and several assistants created this collection of oral histories primarily to gather information for four books and a paper about Colorado State University (CSU) history: Democracy's College in the Centennial State: a History of Colorado State University (1977), "Charles A. Lory and the Challenges of Colorado's Semi-Arid Frontier" (1980), Chiron's Time: a History of the College of Veterinary Medicine and...
Papers of Glenn E. Wilson, Jr.
Glenn "Kelly" E. Wilson, Jr., was a career Extension agent from 1959 to 1981, predominantly active in the San Juan Basin area of Colorado. Wilson served as the 4-H agent in Weld County from 1959 until 1964, the lead agent in Montezuma County until 1966, and the Extension development specialist for southwest Colorado until his retirement in 1981. The collection includes correspondence, paperwork from professional affiliations, and subject files from extension projects.
Dates: 1962-1981; Majority of material found within 1970-1981
Records of Colorado Cooperative Extension
Abstract For nearly a century, the Colorado Cooperative Extension has served as the agricultural and home management outreach arm of Colorado State University, a land-grant institution, by bringing the results of university research to rural populations. The organization has its roots in early farmers' institutes conducted off-campus starting in 1879. The passage of the Smith-Lever Act in 1914 officially established Extension as a cooperative effort between the USDA, land-grant institutions, and...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found within 1916-1998
Records of the Colorado Extension Homemakers Council
Abstract The Colorado Extension Homemakers Council is active in programs to provide education to rural Coloradans about nutrition, home furnishings, clothing, home management, and home budget formation. It was established in 1932 as the Colorado Home Demonstration Council. The name was changed in 1964 to the Colorado Extension Homemakers Council, in accordance with the name change of the national organization. The collection includes awards, publications, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs,...
Dates: 1932-1989; Majority of material found within 1935-1969