Walter G. Kirkpatrick Papers
UA.17.30

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Kirkpatrick, Walter G.
Title
Walter G. Kirkpatrick papers
ID
UA.17.30
Date [inclusive]
1939-1951
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Walter G. Kirkpatrick obtained his B.S. from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1933. He became the County Agricultural Agent for the Extension Service in Antrim County on January 1, 1938. In 1958 he was appointed the Extension Director for the same county. He retired from the MSU Extension service in 1968. He was a member of the Michigan Association of County Agricultural Agents, the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, and was a former director of the Michigan United Conservation Club.

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Scope and Contents note

The bulk of the collection consists of Kirkpatrick's daily appointment books from 1939-1950. Other materials in the collection consist of one publication credited to Mr. Kirkpatrick, a report on his travels in Europe and an annual report from the Antrim County Agricultural Agent. The collection also contains five 16mm films: four related to the Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America and one related to the Antrim County [Michigan] USO War Fund Drive.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America.

Genre(s)

  • Annual reports
  • Daybooks
  • Nonfiction films

Geographic Name(s)

  • Antrim County (Mich.)

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture -- Europe
  • Agriculture -- Michigan
  • Savings bonds -- United States
  • World War, 1939-1945

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Annual Report, Antrim County Agricultural Agent 1951 

771 1

Agricultural Leaders Tour to the Mediterranean and Near East 1948 

771 2

"European Agriculture" by Walter G. Kirkpatrick Undated 

771 3

Appointment Books/Day Books of W. G. Kirkpatrick 

Box Volume

Vol. 1-2 1939 

771 1-2

Vol. 3 1940 

771 3

Vol. 4 1941 

771 4

Vol. 6 1943 

771 6

Vol. 5 1942 

771 5

Vol. 7 1944 

771 7

Vol. 8 1945 

771 8

Vol. 9 1946 

771 9

Vol. 10 1947 

771 10

Vol. 11-12 1948 

771 11-12

Vol. 13 1949 

771 13

Vol. 14 1950 

771 14

Films 

Reel

#1: Antrim County USO War Fund Drive 1945 

#1

#2: Tower of Hope #78 MDAA Either 1920, 1940, 1960, or 1980 

#2

#3: Tower of Hope #82 MDAA Either 1920, 1940, 1960, or 1980 

#3

#4: The MDA Report 

#4

#5: High Hopes MDAA Either 1921, 1941, 1961 or 1981 

#5