Series I. Newsletters. 1919 - 1997. (Boxes 1 - 7, 51)
The first AAACE newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1 was published in November 1919. The original newsletter no longer exists; however, ditto machine (spirit duplicator) copies are in the archives. Materials are arranged in chronological order.
Series II. Quarterly. 1968 - 1997. (Boxes 8 - 11)
AAACE quarterly, later Journal of Applied Communications. Copies are arranged chronologically.
Series III. Annual Meetings. 1914 - 1997. (Boxes 12 - 17)
This series contains programs and other materials such as lists of meeting registrants. There are no programs for 1913, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1933, 1934 and 1958. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Series IV. Board Minutes. 1919 - 1997. (Boxes 18 - 20)
Earliest board minutes in this series are in Proceedings of the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Annual Conferences of ...., 1919. Some early newsletters include board minutes. Minutes are arranged chronologically.
Series V. The Presidents of ACE. 1985 - 1997. (Box 21)
Folders in this series contain research data and correspondence for the book The Presidents of ACE. A copy of the book is also included. Material is filed chronologically.
Series VI. Directories. 1958 - 59, 1982 - 1997. (Box 22)
The first ACE directory was published in 1958-59. There are no other directories until 1982 when the first annual directory was published. Prior to 1958, ACE membership was usually listed in the newsletters. Directories are arranged in chronological order.
Series VII. Clip Art Books, Communications Handbooks. 1962- 1997 (Box 23)
This series contains three of the six clip art books published, five of the six handbooks published, memoranda of agreement and correspondence with the publisher. Material is arranged by subject and then chronologically.
Series VIII. Awards. 1947 - 1997. (Boxes 24, 25)
This series contains correspondence, brochures, policies, press releases, rule books, exhibit score cards, communications contest entry blanks, and acceptance speeches on the Reuben Brigham Award, Pioneer award, American Plant Food Council award, Farm Film Foundation award, 25-year award, Professional award, and the Critique and Awards program. Material is arranged by award.
Series IX. History of AAACE. 1913 - 1967. (Box 26)
This series contains an 11-part series on the history of AAACE from 1913 to 1967. Also included are copies of the book, the objectives of AAACE, 50th anniversary material, logos, membership cards, correspondence and a record book from the 1930s and 1940s. The material is arranged by subject, and chronologically.
Series X. Committee Reports. 1931 - 1966. (Boxes 27, 28)
Committee reports in this series are in chronological order in Box 27 beginning with 1931, and by committee in Box 28.
Series XI. Membership. 1913 - 1976. (Box 29)
This series contains membership lists and surveys, recruitment flyer, packets and brochures. Materials are arranged by subject, then chronologically .
Series XII. National Project in Agricultural Communications. 1952 - 1977. (NPAC) (Boxes 30 - 33)
This series includes organizational materials, proposals, talks, budgets, reports, newsletters, board minutes, correspondence, and workshop publications. The material is arranged by subject.
Series XIII. Professional Agricultural Communications Editorial Research (PACER). 1973 - 1979. (Box 34)
This series contains articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, a proposal, annual reports and correspondence. The materials are arranged chronologically by subjects.
Series XIV. Correspondence, Presidents Agricultural Communicators in Education (ACE). 1938 - 1983. (Boxes 35 - 37)
Presidential correspondence and general correspondence by years. Material arranged in folders by name chronologically.
Series XV. Regional Reports and Activities. 1936 - 1990s. (Box 38)
Regional activities. Arranged chronologically.
Series XVI. Professional Improvement, Communications Training. 1959 - 1961. (Box 39)
Communications training surveys, AAACE professional improvement survey and correspondence arranged by subject.
Series XVII. Miscellaneous, A-C. 1800s - 1997. (Box 40)
American farm press, 1800s; ACE archives; Association of Educational Communicators; calendar of deadlines; communications handbook; code of ethics; constitution; Council of Communication Societies, Critique & Awards. Material is arranged alphabetically.
Series XVII. Miscellaneous, D-H. 1920 - 1997. (Box 41)
Development fund; Extension Editors advisory committee; executive task force; exhibit/FFA; "Dead Editors" organization; Heritage series; historical documents. Material arranged alphabetically.
Series XVII. Miscellaneous, I-R. 1952 - 1992. (Box 42)
Frank Jeter; job placement service; Journal of Extension; ACE logo; national headquarters; past presidents advisory council; program development conference; profile, AAACE; Journal of Applied Communications (Quarterly); research journal; resolutions; retirees (SOBS); roster, agricultural communications groups. Material is arranged alphabetically.
Series XVII. Miscellaneous, S-Z. 1947 - 1992. (Box 43)
Lester A. Schlup; 75th anniversary; special interest groups; survey, agricultural college editors; tributes, deceased members. Material is arranged alphabetically.
Series XVIII. Photographs. 1860s - 1997. (Boxes 44-45, 49)
Buildings, AAACE meetings, editors, committees, negatives (people and meetings), correspondence. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Series XIX. Tapes - Audio, Video. 1973 - 1996. (Box 46)
Welcoming speech, 1973 meeting; interview by Ovid Bay of Lester A. Schlup (with transcript), June 1976. Promotional video for 1997 meeting. Tapes are arranged chronologically.
Series XX. Publications, Miscellaneous. 1916 - 1980. (Box 47)
AAACE stylebook; proceedings of early meetings; history of AAACE, 1967; Log of Odyssey II. Material is arranged chronologically.
Series XXI. Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT). 1971 - 1979. (Box 48)
Newsletters, constitution, correspondence. Materials are arranged chrono-logically.
Series XXII. Banners, Posters. 1991 - 1997. (Box 50)
Banner from South Dakota meeting, 1991; T-shirt from Vermont meeting, 1995; canvas tote bag from Ohio meeting, 1997.