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A Guide to the Administrative Policy Records of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Director of Federal Affairs, 1973-1985

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
January 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Director of Federal Affairs.
Title: Administrative Policy Records of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Director of Federal Affairs
Dates: 1973-1985
Abstract: The papers of John T. McCown, Director of Federal Affairs for IFAS, for the years 1973 to 1985.
Extent: 1 Linear feet. 3 boxes.
Identification: Series 98
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

John T. McCown was Director of Federal Affairs for IFAS for the years 1973 to 1985.


Scope and Content

The series contains the papers of John T. McCown, Director of Federal Affairs for IFAS, for the years 1973 to 1985. Included are letters to various Florida state and federal legislators updating them on IFAS projects and soliciting their support for additional funding.

The records serve as a general indicator of the more visible issues of the period. Files concern such topics as acid rain, tropical agriculture, energy extension services, aquatic research, and rural development. Also of interest are the records related to AGUA (Agricultural Growth in an Urban Age).

This series is arranged alphabetically, with larger files broken down by year.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Administrative Policy Records of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Director of Federal Affairs, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Box
1 Acid Rain. n.d.
1 African Swine Fever. (1979-1981)
1 AGUA. 1975
1 AGUA Commodity Meetings. 1975
1 AGUA Import and Assessment. 1982
1 AGUA Report. 1975
1 AGUA (Background). 1973
1 Aquatic Weed Center. (1983-1985)
1 Aquatic Weed, Center of Excellence Proposal. (1984)
1 Blue tongue disease. 1981
1 Chiles, Sen. Lawton. 1982-1985
1 Commodity Support Comm. (1 of 2). 1974
1 Commodity Support Comm. (2 of 2). 1974
1 congressional Breakfast. 3/8/83
2 Energy Extension Service. (1979-1985)
2 Fall Area Agua Conf. 1975
2 Farm Bill. (1985)
2 Freezes. GOES Maps. 1985
2 Fuqua, Don. 1980
2 Gas Research Institute Biomass Research Prog. 1981
2 Growth Committees. 1974
2 Hawkins, Paula Correspondence. 1983
2 Heartwater disease. 1981
2 IFAS Long Range Planning. 1972
2 IFAS Long Range Planning County Procedures. 1973
2 Institutional Grant Proposals. (1980)
2 Aquatic Research-EPA. (1980)
2 McKay, Buddy. Correspondence. 1983
2 Miscellaneous Reports. 1978-1980
2 Plum Island. 1984-1985
2 Report Drafting Comm. 1974
2 Rural Development. 1980
2 Tropical research. 1981
2 Tomato Production Mexican Competition. 1979
2 Tropical Agriculture. 1985
3 Tropical Diseases. 1980
3 Tropical Research. 1978-1982
3 U.S.D.A. Computing Service. 1980
3 U.S.D.A. Correspondence. 1982
3 Water Resources. 1983
3 Veterinary Medicine. (1984)
3 Weather Bureau. Proposed Budget Cuts. 1981-1982
3 Sea Grant. 1981-1984
3 Transportation- Unit Trains for Florida Fruits and Vegetables. 1979
3 Triennial Horticulture Workshop. (1981)

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