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Red River Valley Potato Growers Association Records, 1939-1946

Collection Overview

Title: Red River Valley Potato Growers Association Records, 1939-1946

ID: OGLMC/148

Creator: North Dakota Potato Growers and Shippers Traffic Association

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

Founded to “foster and promote” the potato growing industry in North Dakota

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Red River Valley Potato Growers Association Records are comprised of eight folders of material dating 1939-1946, when the organization was known as the North Dakota Potato Growers and Shippers Traffic Association. Official business of the organization is documented in this collection, including an undated constitution, minutes, membership rosters, annual reports and financial records.

Included correspondence addresses notices for meetings and problems with overdue accounts. Later correspondence addresses concerns of the wartime economy on the region's agriculture and requests for government relief. Also included is a letter from the Texas Citrus and Vegetable Growers and Shippers forwarding their membership contract for consideration as a model for the Red River Valley Potato Growers Association.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: Donation; the original acquisition records are unavailable.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Red River Valley Potato Growers Association Records.  OGLMC 148, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in July 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH008196062


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: North Dakota Potato Growers and Shippers Traffic Association Constitution, Bylaws, Annual Reports, and Minutes, 1941-1946 and some undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Membership lists, records, and financial reports, 1941-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 3: News releases, circulars and brochures, 1943-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bills, receipts and financial statements, 1941-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1939-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1944-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 7: U.S. Postal Service stamp permit, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Office files with membership listings by township, undatedAdd to your cart.