Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

James F. Bishop Papers, 1940-1956

Scope and Content Note

Series one includes manuscripts written by Bishop and others. Series two is comprised of reference data, including lists of rabbits for sale, 4-H project notes, potential 4-H members, and 4-H ideas. Series three consists of event records for staff meetings, 4-H leaders' meetings, 4-H members' meetings, and various 4-H activities. Series four includes correspondence including promotional letters, family award criteria, Chamber of Commerce activities, and a proposal for a new City Hall in Salem. Series five consists of reports, including a plan of work for boys and girls 4-H clubs, notes and drafts from annual reports and monthly reports. Primarily, the papers were created while Bishop was City Extension Agent in Salem, Oregon. Series six consists of ephemera including an embroidered patch with the name "Jim" on it, and a plaque of a Guernsey cow and calf.


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