Ezra T. Benson References Outside the USDA History Collection


Portrait of E. T. Benson

Additional references and resources about Ezra T. Benson are listed below. These materials are not included in the USDA History Collection. Materials found at the National Agricultural Library may be accessed through the Document Delivery Services Branch. This list also refers to other resources outside the Library, including the World Wide Web.

Materials in the National Agricultural Library

Printed Matter

Eke, Paul A. and Ezra T. Benson. Planning the Farm Business for the Year Ahead. Moscow, Idaho: University of Idaho, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1932.
NAL call number: 100 Id1 no.188

Schapsmeier, Edward L. Ezra Taft Benson and the Politics of Agriculture: The Eisenhower Years, 1953-1961. Danville, Ill.: Interstate Printers & Publishers, 1975.
NAL call number: HD1765 1953 S32

United States, House of Representatives, Committee on Agriculture. Farm Proposals of the Administration (Secretary of Agriculture, Ezra Taft Benson): Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959.
NAL call number: 281.12 Un32Far

Audio/Visual Materials

Oral history of Dr. John Davis, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture under Ezra Taft Benson, 1953- [videorecording]. 1 videocassette (VHS), 90 min., color. [Beltsville, Md.? : USDA, National Agricultural Library?], 1987.
NAL call number: Videocassette no.306


Manuscript Materials in Other Repositories

E. Howard Hill papers at Iowa State University, finding aid:

Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140
(515) 294-6672

National Association of Conservation Districts collection at Iowa State University, description:

For address and phone number, see above.

The following collections are reported in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections and other sources to have materials relating to Ezra Taft Benson, but finding aids and references are not available on-line. Links here connect to the institution's home page.

Other Internet Resources

The Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture and Food Institute Web site: