Preliminary Guide to the Merion Bluegrass Association Records
MS.1991.59

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Merion Bluegrass Association.
Title
Merion Bluegrass Association Records
ID
MS.1991.59
Date [inclusive]
1971-1990
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 2 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use: 2-7-16-6)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Founders Arden Jacklin, George Royes, and Dwight Hopkins incorporated the Merion Bluegrass Association in 1954. The purpose of the Association is to promote, advertise and educate the public in the "use and desirable features of" Merion Blue Grass, thereby increasing its consumption. The Association is a non-profit organization. It meets annually in Oregon or Washington. (for more information, please see Cage 528)

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records of the Merion Bluegrass Association. The collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, financial reports and audits, by-laws, meeting minutes and committee reports, issues of the newsletter "Merion Bluegrass Association Presents: Seed and Sod Growers, Processors and Distributors," and papers pertaining to membership, public relations, and research and development. The collection also includes advertisements and advertising research files, photographs, film negatives, and a slideshow with narration (33 1/2 rpm disc).

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

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

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

A.E. Bonnicksen donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries on behalf of the Merion Bluegrass Association in 1991 (MS 1991-59).

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Merion Bluegrass Association Records (Cage 528)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Merion Bluegrass Association.

Subject(s)

  • Bluegrasses
  • Grasses

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