11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Department of Agriculture.

  1. Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    4,750 items ; 14 containers ; 5.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Farmer, publicist, and U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture. Chiefly correspondence and family papers of Vrooman and members of the Vrooman and Scott family, including his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman, and her mother, Julia Green Scott.

  2. F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938

    4,500 items ; 20 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist, exhibits specialist, and educator. Correspondence, letterpress books, memoranda and notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs primarily concerning Lamson-Scribner's exhibit work in the United States Department of Agriculture.

  3. Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947

    20,000 items ; 36 containers plus 2 oversize ; 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.

  4. Joseph Sanford Wade papers, 1898-1955

    14,000 items ; 32 containers ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Zoologist and entomologist. Correspondence, notes, journals, and scientific and literary writings relating primarily to Wade’s career as a scientist.

  5. Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, 1896-1951

    1,000 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist and inventor. Diaries, notebooks, notes, scientific papers, writings, and miscellany relating primarily to Cottrell's work and daily routines as a research chemist and scientist.

  6. G.W. Barber papers, 1926-1948

    6,600 items ; 26 containers ; 10.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Entomologist. Correspondence, notes, reports, and other writings concerning Barber’s study of the European corn borer and the corn earworm.

  7. Horace Capron papers, 1834-1961

    1,800 items ; 6 containers ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States army officer and commissioner of agriculture. Correspondence, journals, biographical material, financial records, orders for agricultural equipment and supplies, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Capron's role as agricultural adviser to the Japanese government in the agricultural development of Hokkaido.

  8. T. Swann Harding papers, 1918-1963

    1,800 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and civil servant. Chiefly letters from editors and publishers concerning publication of Harding’s books and articles on literary and scientific matters. Includes a typescript of his unpublished work entitled, “110 Years of Federal Aid to Agriculture.”

  9. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  10. Henry A. Wallace papers, 1931-1945

    24,600 items ; 99 containers plus 1 classified ; 33.6 linear feet ; 43 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs documenting Wallace's service as United States secretary of agriculture and United States vice president.