Guide to the Dept. Of Agricultural Engineering Records,
1921-1985.

Collection Number: 21-11-2379

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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Date completed:
September 2013
EAD encoding:
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Date modified:
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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dept. of Agricultural Engineering records, 1921-1985.
Collection Number:
21-11-2379
Creator:
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Agricultural Engineering.
Quantity:
3.7 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, legal documents, photographs, printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, drawings, legal documents, black and white negatives, prints, and other materials.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Department status came in 1909 with the name Dept. of Farm Mechanics. In 1913 it was renamed the Dept. of Rural Engineering and in 1930 the name changed to Dept. of Agricultural Engineering. This name stayed until 1988 when it was changed to the Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and in 2001 it changed to the Dept. of Biological and Environmental Engineering.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, drawings, legal documents, and other materials relating to patent applications for a cabbage harvester (1964) and an apple harvester (ca. 1970-1983), by Gerald Rehkugler, William F. Millier, Stanley Shepardson, and others. Also black and white negatives and prints (ca. 3x5") of grape harvesters and other experimental farm equipment.
Includes extension reports, plans of work, department reviews (1979, 1985), engineering drawing sheets, and design plans for various equipment.

SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Rural Engineering.

Subjects:
Agricultural engineering.
Farm equipment.
Agricultural machinery.
Apple industry.
Cabbage industry.
Grape industry.
Grapes -- Harvesting.

Form and Genre Terms:
Patents.
Photographs.
Negatives.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

See also Clesson Nathan Turner papers #21-11-810
Publications can be found online here: http://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/7642
Cite As:
Dept. of Agricultural Engineering records, #21-11-2379. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1979
Agricultural Engineering - SEA/CR Review
Box 3
1985
Agricultural Engineering - CSRS Review
Box 3
1921-1922
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 1
1922-1923
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 2
1923-1924
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 3
1924-1925
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 4
1925-1926
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 5
1926-1927
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 6
1927-1928
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 7
1928-1929
Rural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 8
1929-1930
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 9
1930-1931
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 10
1931-1932
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 11
1932-1933
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 12
1933-1934
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 13
1934-1935
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 14
1935-1936
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 15
1936-1937
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 16
1937-1938
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 17
1938-1939
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 18
1939-1940
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 19
1940-1941
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 20
1941-1942
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 5 Folder 21
1942-1943
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 1
1943-1944
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 2
1944-1945
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 3
1945-1946
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 4
1946-1947
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 5
1947-1948
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 6-7
1948-1949
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 8-9
1949-1950
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 10-11
1950-1951
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 12
1951-1952
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 6 Folder 13-14
1952-1953
Agricultural Engineering Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 1-2
1932; 1933; 1934-1935
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 3
1935-1936; 1936-1937; 1945
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 4
1946-1948
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 7
1950; 1953; 1954
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 7
1955; 1956
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 7
1957; 1958
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 8
1959; 1960
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 9
1962-1964
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 10
1965-1967
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 11
1968-1970
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 12
1971-1972
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plan of Work
Box 3 Folder 13
1973-1974
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plan of Work
Box 7 Folder 14
1975
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plan of Work
Box 7 Folder 15
1941-1942
Emergency Farm Machinery Repair Reports
Box 7 Folder 16
1943-1945
Agricultural Engineering Extension Plans of Work
Box 7 Folder 17
1953-1955
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 18
1955-1956
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 19
1956-1957
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 20
1957-1958
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 21
1958-1959
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 22
1959-1960
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 23
1961-1963
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 24
1965
Agricultural Engineering Annual Extension Report
Box 7 Folder 25
1966-1967
Agricultural Engineering Extension Progress Reports
Box 7 Folder 26
1970-1974
Agricultural Engineering Extension Progress Reports
Box 7 Folder 27
1941
Engineering Drawing Sheets
Box 3
1964-1983
Correspondence, Drawings, Legal Documents, and Other Material Relating to Patent Applications for a Cabbage Harvester (1964) and an Apple Harvester (ca. 1970-1983), by Gerald Rehkugler, William F. Millier, Stanley Shepardson, and Others.
Box 4
Black and White Negatives and Prints (ca. 3x5") of Grape Harvesters and Other Experimental Farm Equipment
Box 1-2
1912?
Agriculture Class - Includes Clara Browning, wife of Professor Goodman
Box 3