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Agricultural Machinery Literature Collection

Agriculture Machinery Product Literature


The Agriculture Machinery Product Literature contains catalogs, trade cards, price lists, pamphlets, and other advertising ephemera for agricultural machinery and implements. Containing literature for a wide variety of farm machinery succh as tractors, plows, cultivators, fertilizers, threshers, reapers, and other implements, the digital collection contains advertising ephemera and does not include owners or instruction manuals. Companies represented include Allis-Chalmers, Clipper Mower and Reaper Company, William Deering and Company, Milwaukee Harvester Company, and Oliver Chilled Plow Works. The digital collection contains materials from the Lawrence H. Skromme Agricultural Machinery Literature Collection, housed in the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives.

The digital collection will be completed in several phases, with the anticipated completion date being 2019.

Related collections:

Refer to the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Digital Collection for related digital collections.

The Digital Repository provides open access to research and scholarship of faculty, students, and staff of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.

The Special Collections and University Archives holds collections related to agriculture, including agricultural engineering and technology.