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Larry Corbett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ASTATE-2018-10-11

Scope and Content

The Larry Corbett Collection is comprised of 16 series contained within 31 folders: Oilseeds and Rice Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee (2 subseries), Subcommittee on Family Farms and Rural Development (1 subseries), Committee on Agriculture US House of Representatives (1 subseries), Subcommittee on Agricultural Production Marketing and Stabilization of Prices (2 subseries), Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (3 subseries), Congressional Information (5 subseries), Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation (1 subseries), Correspondence (1 subseries), House Agriculture Committee (2 subseries), Memorabilia (1 subseries), U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (1 subseries), Legislation (2 subseries), Farm Publications (4 subseries), Rice Production (3 subseries), Personal (2 subseries)and Congressional Books.

Dates

  • 1974 - 1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This manuscript collection consists of physical materials. This collection has not been digitized. This collection is open for research use only in the Archives' Reading Room. It is not available for request through Interlibrary Loan. Please contact the archive via email (Archive-L@astate.edu) at least a week in advance of your arrival to ensure the availability of the material.

Biographic

Larry Corbett was born in 1943 in Alicia, Arkansas to Herbert Corbett and Cleney Faye Waddell Corbett. Larry and his wife Loretta have one son, Larry David Corbett, and still live in Alicia, Arkansas and manage Corbett Farms. During the 1970’s Corbett worked with Noel W. Baker to reform legislation affecting the agricultural industries, particularly rice farming, in Arkansas.

Extent

1.668 Linear Feet (The Larry Corbett Collection is comprised of 31 folders contained within 4 document boxes.)

Abstract

Larry E. Corbett is a farmer in Alicia, Arkansas who worked together with Noel Baker (who was also a farmer) to improve farm legislation, particularly rice allotment legislation. This collection consists of transcripts of testimony given before various Congressional subcommittees, schedules of Congressional hearings, copies of Congressional farm bills, correspondence with members of Congress, correspondence with other farmers, press releases, newspaper clippings, and farm publications.

Accruals

No further additions to this collection are expected.

Related Materials

Noel W. Baker Collection

Creator

Title
Larry Corbett Collection Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Flora Smith
Date
2018-06-18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections - Dean B. Ellis Library Repository

Contact:
Arkansas State University
Dean B. Ellis Library
P.O. Box 2040
State University AR 72467 United States
870-972-2987
870-972-3199 (Fax)