Skip to main content

Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum, Biological Systems Engineering Records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-08-07-11

Scope and Contents

This collection features photographic prints, slides, negatives, lantern slides, and moving images.  In general, the collection relates to the development of mechanized agriculture and the changing technologies involved in agricultural production.  The majority of the collection consists of images showing the artifacts, exhibits, and activities of the Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum as well as other collections of agricultural tools and technology, particularly tractors.  Also included are a few items related to tractor testing, farming in the first half of the twentieth century, and agriculture in Europe and Asia.  The materials relate primarily to the collections and activities of the Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum and include images of artifacts and displays at the museum and at the Nebraska State Fair.  Most of the images are associated with mechanized agriculture in the twentieth century, but images of manual or animal-powered agriculture are also included.


  • 1910-2005



17.00 Boxes

Language of Materials


Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States