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Gilbert C. Fite collection

Gilbert C. Fite collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gilbert C. Fite collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1929-1983
Language: English
Extent: 3.2 Linear Feet 2 cartons, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2461
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The American Agriculture Movement was began in 1977. Farmers involved with the American Agriculture Movement formed a network of farmers across the United States and Canada to protest the direction of agricultural policy. Protests soon became known as "Tractorcades." See the American Agriculture Movement website.

Farmland was a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative in North America.

Scope and Content

The collection consists the newspaper files of American Agriculture News, inventories of the Congressional Records Series of the University of Oklahoma, and Farmland Industries materials, including annual reports, copies of the minutes of board meetings, prospectuses for stock sales, special reports, correspondence, and notes.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gilbert C. Fite collection, ms2461, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Agriculture -- United States.
American Agriculture Movement
Annual reports.
Books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Corporation reports.
Correspondence.
Minutes (administrative records)
Newspapers.
Notes.
Prospectuses.
United States. Congress. House -- Records and correspondence
United States. Congress. Senate -- Records and correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Publicity
 
12Bigness
 
13Agriculture Accountability Project Who's Minding The Co-op
 
14Fertilizer
 
15Insurance
 
16Livestock Program
 
17Project 67 and 70
 
18Feed
 
19Terr. Expansions
 
110Facilitios
 
111Farmland Foods
 
112Name Change Farmland Industries, Inc., 1966 September 1
 
113Oil
 
114 Farmer's Frontier
 
115Shortages
 
116FAR-MAR-CO.
 
117National Council Ad Campaign
 
118Operations Total Savings
 
119Problems - strikes
 
120Tax Data - real estate Organization
 
121Minutes
 
122-23Farmland Industries papers
 
124Personnel
 
125Conclusion, summary material
 
126Anti-Co-op, Co-op problems, Psuedo Co-op
 
127Interviews and Letters
 
128CCA materials
 
11University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 2
 
12University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 3
 
13University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 4
 
14University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 5
 
15University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 6
 
16University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 8
 
17University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 9
 
18University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 10
 
19University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 12
 
110University of Oklahoma Congressional Records Series Inventory no. 13
 
111 A Guide to Microform Collections in the University of Oklahoma Library Western History Collections Manuscripts Division
 
boxfolder
21Notes, brochures, clippings
 
22CCA - materials
 
23Merger
 
24Pollution, Environment
 
25Public Relations
 
26Eductation
 
27Annual Meetings
 
28Biographies
 
29Percent of Business By Farmland
 
210History
 
211Bank Bill
 
212Milk scandal, anti-trust immunities, progressive farmers
 
oversized_box
1 American Agriculture News , 1978-1983