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MSS. 132. 1918-1986 (Bulk Dates: 1950-1980). 63 cubic feet. Correspondence, reports, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, and other records of Boswell Stevens (1896-1986), farmer of Noxubee County, Mississippi, and president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (1950-1972). Among the many organizations with which he was associated were the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Cotton Council of America, the American Dairy Association of Mississippi, the Mississippi Federated Cooperatives, the Southern Farm Bureau insurance companies, the Mississippi Chemical Corporation, the Coastal Chemical Association, the Mississippi Board of Trustees for Institutions of Higher Learning, Mississippi State University, and the Mississippi Industrial and Technological Research Commission. The collection reflects the varied activities of Stevens, with emphasis on agricultural and economic development issues. Included is correspondence with many United States congressman and Mississippi governmental officials.


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