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Oregon State University Collegiate 4-H Club Records, 1929-1985

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of four series. The first series, Business Records, includes minutes, committee lists, constitutions, brief history of Collegiate 4-H Club, various reports, cash book and bills paid. Series two, Correspondence, includes meeting notices, letters and news clippings. Series three, Activities, consists of ten subseries: newsletters of the club, 4-H Fortune and 4-H Gazette; National 4-H Congress; National Collegiate 4-H Association newsletters and reports; recreational ideas; county visitations, which includes workshops the club presented to various 4-H clubs; LABO-4-H exchange, an exchange program with Japanese students; International Farm Youth Exchange (IFYE), including newsletters and correspondence; Ceremonies, including initiation, officer installation, and flag ceremonies; Community Pride program, which includes photographs and negatives; and a Scrapbook from the 1920-30s depicting the activities and members of the Campus [later Collegiate] 4-H Club. The final series, Ephemeral Materials includes an OSU Faculty Advisor Handbook, a blank certificate of award and an article on 4-H clubs published in the National 4-H News.

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