Orville Merton Kile Papers, 1921-1930

Summary Information

Title: Orville Merton Kile Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1921-1930

  • Kile, Orville Merton, 1886-
Call Number: U.S. Mss AO

Quantity: 2.9 c.f. (1 archives box, 5 flat boxes, and 1 oversize volume)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Orville Kile, an agricultural economist, lobbyist, and writer. Included are correspondence, 1921-1928, mostly concerning articles which Kile was writing for farm journals; radio scripts, 1925-1926, of farm news broadcasts which focused on attempts at federal farm legislation; reports, 1926-1928, written by Kile and others on farm surplus and price problems; and ten scrapbooks. Eight indexed scrapbooks consist of press releases prepared by Kile, 1923-1930, on topics of interest to farmers, including prices, crop conditions, legislation, and foreign agricultural news; and two scrapbooks include newspaper clippings on miscellaneous agricultural topics.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0000ao
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