National Wool Growers Association (U.S.)

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The National Wool Growers Association (U.S.) was established in 1865, and was the first national livestock organization in the United States. In 1989, it merged with the American Sheep Producers Council (established in 1955) to form the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI). The National Wool Growers Association (NWGA) was concerned with all aspects of the production, distribution, and marketing of lamb and wool.

From the description of National Wool Growers Association (U.S.) records, 1866-1981. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 85868662

From the guide to the National Wool Growers Association (U.S.) records, 1866-1981, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Markham family. Markham and Puffer families papers, 1755-1909. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Wyoming Wool Growers Association. Wyoming Wool Growers Association records, 1918-1955. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, S1064. 5., 1966-1977 and undated Southwest Collection/Special Collections Libary, Texas Tech University
referencedIn Stringham, B. H. (Briant H.), 1889-1983. Briant H. Stringham papers, 1940-1980. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
referencedIn Briant H. Stringham papers, 1940-1980 Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library. Special Collections and ArchivesManuscript Collection
creatorOf National Wool Growers Association (U.S.) records, 1866-1981 Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Wyoming Wool Growers Association records, 1918-1955 Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Puffer family. Puffer-Markham family papers, 1794-1910. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association. Records, 1900-1981. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, S1064. 1., 1938-1981 and undated Southwest Collection/Special Collections Libary, Texas Tech University
referencedIn Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, S1064. 2., 1952-1973 and undated Southwest Collection/Special Collections Libary, Texas Tech University
referencedIn American Sheep Industry Association records, 1865-1996 (bulk 1954-1996) Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Broadbent, Joseph Ray, 1909-1996. The Joseph Ray and Lorna Siddoway Broadbent papers. 1903-2006. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
referencedIn Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, S1064. 13., 1954-1997 and undated Southwest Collection/Special Collections Libary, Texas Tech University
referencedIn Utah Wool Growers Association. Utah Wool Growers Association papers, 1943-1972. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf National Wool Growers Association (U.S.). National Wool Growers Association (U.S.) records, 1866-1981. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Puffer-Markham family papers 1794-1910 1860-1879 Puffer-Markham family papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Utah Wool Growers Association papers, 1943-1972 Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library. Special Collections and ArchivesManuscript Collection
referencedIn Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association Records, S1064. 4., 1966-1971 and undated Southwest Collection/Special Collections Libary, Texas Tech University
creatorOf American Sheep Industry Association. American Sheep Industry Association records, 1865-1996, (bulk 1954-1996) Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf New Mexico Wool Growers Association. New Mexico Wool Growers Association records, 1918-1956 (bulk, 1955-1956). New Mexico State Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Sheep Industry Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Sheep Producers Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Broadbent, Joseph Ray, 1909-1996. person
associatedWith Markham family family
associatedWith Markham family. family
associatedWith New Mexico Wool Growers Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Puffer family family
associatedWith Puffer family. family
associatedWith Stringham, B. H. (Briant H.), 1889-1983. person
associatedWith Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association corporateBody
associatedWith Utah Wool Growers Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Wyoming Wool Growers Association. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Sheep
Sheep
Sheep
Sheep
Sheep industry
Sheep industry
Wool
Wool
Wool
Wool industry
Wool industry
Lamb (Meat)
Lamb (Meat)
Lamb meat industry
Lamb meat industry
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Activity

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Active 1865

Active 1996

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