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Collection Number: 220
Collection Name: Imle, Ernest, Papers
Earliest Date: 1940
Latest Date: 2000
Bulk Dates: 1940-1980
Linear Feet: 13.5
Collection Description: The Ernest Imle Papers include photographs, reports, and articles about U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rubber research from the 1940s to the 1970s, primarily at the Regional Rubber Experiment Station. Additionally, there are articles and correspondence on tropical agriculture, including cacao, and publications on lilies.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: Ernest Imle (b. 1910), a plant pathologist, began working for USDA in 1942. He was director of the Regional Rubber Experiment Station in Turrialba, Costa Rica, from 1945-1954, botanist for the Plant Introduction Section from 1955-1957, director of research at the American Cocoa Research Institute from 1957-1971, and assistant director of the International Programs Division of the Agricultural Research Service from 1971-1998. His research interests included improvement and diseases of tropical crops, research and training needs in tropical agriculture, plant introduction, and quarantine and germplasm problems. Imle developed budding techniques for the rapid production of commercial plants with a vigorous rootstock, a high-yielding stem and a blight-resistant crown.
Processed: Yes, view the finding aid online.
Formats: Photographs
Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 43
Collection Name: Inter-American Financial and Economic Advisory Committee Records on Cotton Trade Agreement
Earliest Date: 1931
Latest Date: 1941
Linear Feet: 0.5
Collection Description: The Inter-American Financial and Economic Advisory Committee Records on Cotton Trade Agreement contain the committee's copies of the Proposed Cotton Agreement Draft and paperwork relating to it.
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Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 86
Collection Name: Intercollegiate Poultry Judging Contest Records: American Poultry Historical Society Papers
Collection Group: Poultry Science Collections
Earliest Date: 1920
Latest Date: 1965
Linear Feet: 2.25
Collection Description: The Intercollegiate Poultry Judging Contest Records consist of five bound volumes listing poultry judging team members and coaches, and the names of the institutions that sponsored the teams. Also included are pictures of the winning team members and coaches.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: The Intercollegiate Poultry Judging Contest was open to undergraduate students enrolled in participating colleges. Contestants formed teams to judge poultry in areas such as production judging, breed selection, and market products judging.
Processed: Yes, view the finding aid online.
Formats: Photographs
Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 355
Collection Name: International Collection: Screwworm Eradication Program Records
Collection Group: Screwworm Eradication Program Records
Earliest Date: 1954
Latest Date: 2002
Bulk Dates: 1976-2000
Linear Feet: 4.5
Collection Description: This collection documents screwworm eradication efforts in international programs. Countries represented in this collection include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, England, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, North Africa (including Libya), Panama, Paraguay, and the United States. Some records are organized by region, including Central America and the West Indies. Materials relating to the programs in Mexico are located in Collection 211, Southwestern United States and Mexico Collection. Due to the interconnectedness and staff overlap of many of the screwworm eradication programs, there may be international program materials in other Screwworm Eradication Program Record collections.
Processed: Yes, view the finding aid online.
Formats: Agricultural Art and Memorabilia; Photographs
Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 283
Collection Name: International Food Information Service Records
Earliest Date: 1970
Latest Date: 1993
Linear Feet: 7.5
Collection Description: The International Food Information Service Records include minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, financial statements, and directories.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: The International Food Information Service (IFIS) is a non-profit organization established in 1968 to serve the international food science, food technology, and human nutrition community by providing information products and services, commissioning research in information science, and providing education in information science.
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Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 133
Collection Name: International Poultry Industry Exposition Records: American Poultry Historical Society Papers
Collection Group: Poultry Science Collections
Earliest Date: 1968
Latest Date: 1972
Linear Feet: 2
Collection Description: The International Poultry Industry Exposition Records consist of four bound volumes of publicity notices for the 1968 and 1969 International Poultry Industry Expositions (IPIE) in Chicago and New Orleans, respectively. In addition, there are two volumes of promotional material for a joint IPIE and Northeast Poultry Producers Council (NEPPCO) exposition in Cincinnati in 1970.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: The International Poultry Industry Exposition (IPIE) was held annually from 1968-1970, and was sponsored by the Chicago-based Poultry Industry Manufacturers’ Council (PIMCO). The exposition -- commonly called the PIMCO Show -- brought together educators and businessmen involved with poultry all around the world. Educational sessions were held in many areas of poultry breeding, processing, and marketing. Poultry firms, whose areas of expertise ranged from equipment to services, occupied tens of thousands of square feet of exhibit space. In 1970, PIMCO joined with the Northeast Poultry Producers Council to present the IPIE show.
Processed: Yes, view the finding aid online.
Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 353
Collection Name: Ioanes, Raymond Andrew, Papers
Earliest Date: 1953
Latest Date: 1997
Bulk Dates: 1954-1965, 1990-1997
Linear Feet: 1.25
Collection Description: The Raymond Andrew Ioanes Papers include correspondence and memoranda from the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS), speeches given by Ioanes, and 2 photographs. Topics include 20th century history of FAS, foreign agriculture trade, the dispersal of surplus agricultural products in foreign countries, and trade relations with Russia, the European Community (EC), and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). Materials relating to the Association for Diplomatic Studies' Foreign Affairs Oral History Program, for which Ioanes acted as both an interviewer and interviewee, are represented, including interviews conducted by Ioanes and two copies, one edited manuscript and one finalized, of an interview in which he is the interviewee. Foreign Affairs Oral History Program materials are housed at Georgetown University.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: Raymond Andrew Ioanes (1918-2005) began working for the Foreign Agriculture Service in 1953 and served as Administrator starting in 1962 until his retirement in 1973. Ioanes was very active in world food trade and provided food relief by supplying surplus American agriculture products to other countries. Ioanes was influential on many large scale USDA food relief programs, including relief to Berlin after World War II and the implementation of the "Food for Peace Program," Public Law 480, which outlined the U.S. food relief program to Third World countries.
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Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 346
Collection Name: Isabel S., Collection on Howard Scott Gentry
Collection Group: Plant Exploration Collections
Earliest Date: 1940
Latest Date: 1995
Bulk Dates: 1984-1993
Linear Feet: 0.5
Collection Description: The Isabel S. Cunningham Collection on Howard Scott Gentry consists of articles, notes, photographs, and Cunningham's draft articles on Howard Gentry's expeditions as plant collector. Cunningham collected these materials to write several articles about Gentry. Cunningham donated these materials in April 2006.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: Howard Scott Gentry (1903-1993) earned a bachelor's degree in vertebrate zoology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1931. In 1933, Gentry started plant expeditions in Yaqui country (Sonora-Chihuahua, Mexico) and the following year in Indian barranca country in Mexico. He published his first book titled Rio May Plants of Sonora-Chihuahua in 1942. Gentry started working for the United States Department of Agriculture's Rubber Office in 1942 until 1945. The next four years he was a research botanist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In 1947 he obtained a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Michigan. From 1950 to 1971, Gentry was a plant collector for the New Crops Research Branch, USDA, and led expeditions into Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Iran, and Mexico. In 1970 Gentry opened the Gentry Experimental Farm in Murrieta, California, and became a research botanist at the Desert Botanical Garden two years later. He began his final position as Research Director for the Desert Botanical Garden in 1985.
Processed: Yes, view the finding aid online.
Formats: Photographs
Digitization Status: None


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