Guide to the Washington Association of Wheat Growers Records 1955-1977
Cage 370

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Washington Association of Wheat Growers
Title
Washington Association of Wheat Growers Records
ID
Cage 370
Date [inclusive]
1955-1977
Extent
3100.0 items.
General Physical Description note
5.6 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, minutes, directories, financial and other records of the wheat growers of Washington. Included are materials from the National Association of Wheat Growers.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 370, Washington Association of Wheat Growers Records. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Washington Association of Wheat Growers was incorporated in January 1955. The expressed purposes of the organization are to: (1) improve strains and by-products, (2) develop new markets, (3) conserve natural resources, and (4) promote the interests of wheat growers. Headquartered in Ritzville, the Washington Association of Wheat Growers is a corporate member of the National Association of Wheat Growers.

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Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, minutes, directories, financial and other records of the wheat growers of Washington. Included are materials from the National Association of Wheat Growers.

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Arrangement note

The records of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers are arranged in two series. The first series consists of the organization's administrative files for the years 1955 through 1977. The folders within each subseries are arranged alphabetically. The subseries include conventions, correspondence, personnel directories, environment, organizational finances, legislation, membership meeting minutes, product improvement, and product promotion. The second series, National Association of Wheat Growers, contains correspondence, financial records, meeting data, and reports of the national group from 1956 through 1977. Within each series, the folders are arranged alphabetically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1978

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The records of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by the Association through Executive Secretary Don Munkers in October 1977 (77-63).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Association of Wheat Growers (U.S.)
  • Washington Association of Wheat Growers--Archives

Personal Name(s)

  • Muckers, Don. WaPS

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture -- Washington (State) -- Societies, etc. -- Records and correspondence
  • Washington (State)
  • Wheat -- Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Administrative Records 

Convention 1955 - 1976 

Box Folder

Convention Addresses (cassettes) undated   9

1 2-Jan

Convention Materials 1955-1975.   370

1 9-Mar

Convention Proceedings 1955-1976.   25

1 13-Oct

Panel Discussions (cassettes) undated   4

1 14

Past Conventions Income and Expenses 1971-1972.   2

1 15

Correspondence 1955 - 1975 

Box Folder

Agreement Contracts 1969-1972.   12

1 16

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service 1971-1973.   2

1 17

Assessment Increase 1973   70

1 18-19

Association of Associations 1973   10

1 20

Board of Directors 1974   11

1 21

Columbia Plateau Resources 1966-1972.   5

1 22

Correspondence 1971-1973.   20

1 23

Crank Letters 1973-1974.   5

1 24

Equipment 1967-1973.   55

1 25

Executive Committee 1975   1

1 26

Executive Correspondence 1972-1975.   5

2 27-31

Executive Secretary 1968-1973.   15

2 32

Feed Utilization 1974   1

2 33

Great Plains Wheat 1973   5

2 34

Inland Waterways 1960-1968.   15

2 35

Insurance 1969-1972.   10

2 36

International Wheat Agreements 1964-1971,   15

2 37

International Wheat Council 1969-1973.   5

2 38

Labor Relations 1973-1974.   45

2 39-40

Lawyer Retainer Agreement 1958-1967.   8

2 41

Leadership Workshop 1973   3

2 42

Limitations Payments 1969   1

2 43

Oregon Wheat Commission 1967   1

2 44

Pacific Northwest Crop Improvement Association 1964   3

2 45

Paper Inventory 1972   7

2 46

Postal Inquiry 1975   5

2 47

President 1973-1975.   30

2 48-49

Resolutions 1959-1960.   45

2 50-51

Soil Conservation Service 1965   4

2 52

South American Market Development 1973   1

2 53

Supply Prices and Contracts 1969-1971.   1

2 54

Symbol and Jewelry 1966-1972.   12

2 55-56

Washington Crop Improvement Association 1969-1973.   5

2 57

Washington State Farm Bureau 1973   1

2 58

Washington Wheat Commission 1969-1975.   40

2 59-60

Western Wheat Commission 1973-1974.   5

2 61

Wheat Marketing Order 1955-1958.   25

2 62

Xerox 1971   10

2 63

Directories 

Box Folder

County officers 1956-1959.   20

2 64

Lists 1970-1976.   21

2 65-66

Personnel Bulletins 1961-1977.   12

2 67-68

Environment 

Box Folder

Drift Study 1973-1974.   40

2 69

Ecology 1962-1974.   130

2 70-74

Pesticide Regulation 1972-1974.   38

2 75-76

Finances 1955-1974 

Box Folder

Account Budgets 1968-1970.   45

3 77

Accounts Receivable Ledger 1966-1969.   1

3 78

Budget 1971-1974.   65

3 79

County Dues Payment 1973   6

3 80

County Financial Records 1957-1958.   15

3 81

County Financial Reports 1955-1956.   20

3 82

Financial Reports 1956-1964,   50

3 83-85

Financial Statements 1957-1974.   47

3 86-89

Journal 1955   1

3 90

Ledgers 1957-1966. (oversize)   3

3 91-93

Taxes 1958-1972.   102

3 94-101

Telephone Credit Cards 1972-1973.   13

3 102

Legislative 1955-1975 

Box Folder

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service 1966   4

3 103-105

Enabling Act 1955-1956.   81

3 106-107

Formation of the Wheat Commission 1957   1

4 108

House Bill 389 1961   1

4 109

House Resolution undated   1

4 110

Lobbyist 1971-1975.   30

4 111-112

National Legislation 1972-1974.   85

4 113-114

State Legislation 1971-1974.   50

4 115-116

Superior Court Summons 1961   1

4 117

Wheat Allotment Records 1956-1967.   15

4 118

Membership 1967-1974. 

Box Folder

Records 1967-1974.   75

4 119-122

Minutes 1954-1974 

Box Folder

Board Minutes 1954-1974.   215

4 123-131

Minutes, Board of Directors 1955-1966,   12

5 132-144

Product Improvement 1964-1975. 

Box Folder

Development Research 1973-1975.   5

5 145

Dockage Revision 1975   4

5 146

Feed Usage 1964-1974.   30

5 147

Marketing 1974   45

5 148

Production Research 1972-1974.   25

5 149

Transportation 1971-1975.   60

5 150-152

Transportation, Alaska Ammonia 1973-1974.   30

5 153

Product Promotion 1957-1977 

Box Folder

Domestic Utilization 1962-1974.   27

5 154-155

Educational Information 1968-1974.   27

5 156-159

Museum 1967   16

5 160

News Releases 1970-1975.   50

5 161-162

Postal Permits 1957-1973.   165

5 163-164

Price Determinants 1974   1

5 165

Publications 1977   8

5 166

Trade Teams 1968-1969.   35

5 167

Wheat Life 1974-1977.   30

5 168

Wheat Life Requests 1970-1973.   13

5 169

Wheat-O-Gram 1973-1976.   175

5 170-171

Wheat Queen 1969-1974.   30

5 172-173

Wheat Queen Scrapbook 1966-1968.   1

5 174 (oversize)

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Series 2: National Association of Wheat Growers 1956-1977 

Box Folder

Committee Reports 1972-1973.   6

6 175

Conferences 1956-1977.   25

6 176-177

Correspondence 1968-1973.   9

6 178

Financial Records 1960   60

6 179

Minutes 1965-1973.   25

6 180

Publications 1964-1975.   6

6 181

Weekly Reports 1966-1968.   160

6 182

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