5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Rural conditions.

  1. United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends records, 1924-1936

    17,000 items ; 31 containers plus 6 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Statistics compiled from census returns of 1910, 1920, and 1930 for eighteen cities used in preparing three chapters of the final report of the committee; also drafts of some of the chapters with commentary prepared for the Library of Congress by authors of the chapters, scrapbooks relating to the committee and reaction to its final report, a serialized condensation of the report; and data from a survey of rural communities used in preparing the report.

  2. William Marion Jardine papers, 1908-1955

    920 items ; 8 containers plus 2 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Educator, public official, and diplomat. Correspondence, articles, speeches, lectures, notes, and scrapbooks of clippings concerned mainly with the economic aspects of agriculture and rural life. The greatest concentration, 1925-1929, relates to Jardine's term as secretary of agriculture. Other papers cover the four years during which he was minister to Egypt. Additional files concern his tenure as president of the University of Wichita, 1934-1949.

  3. Kenyon L. Butterfield papers, 1889-1970

    13,000 items ; 54 containers ; 21.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Agronomist and college administrator. Chiefly correspondence, diaries, memoranda, studies and surveys, speeches and articles, drafts of books, and printed matter relating to Butterfield's work with the American Country Life Association, U.S. Country Life Commission, and foreign Christian missions, and to his innovations in the curricula, services, and administration of agricultural colleges.

  4. Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931

    10,000 items ; 29 containers ; 11.6 linear feet ; 17 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Statesmen and physicians. Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, legal and financial records, notebooks, account books, speeches, genealogical material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings documenting the Bartlett family's professional and political activity in New England in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics include New England's sentiment towards the War of 1812 as well as American political life before and during the Civil War and post Civil War business developments.

  5. Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    3.5 linear feet (3 boxes) ; 82 pages of manuscript material; 1 monograph with 214 pages; 28 silver gelatin black-and-white photographic prints, ca. 12 x 16 inches.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond the Grave to Blessed Grace. (Sankt-Peterburg: Ikar, 1999). Collection includes one photograph taken in Estonia.