Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140

RS 21/7/246
Linda Wild
Papers, 1961-1966

Descriptive summary

creator: Wild, Linda
title: Papers
dates: 1961-1966
extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 half-document box)
collection number: RS 21/7/246
repository: University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.


Administrative information

access: Open for research
publication rights: Consult Head, Special Collections Department
preferred citation: Linda Wild Papers, RS 21/7/246, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.



Linda Mae Wild was born on January 7, 1951 to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wild. She was raised in rural Linn County outside of Marion, Iowa. Wild joined the local 4-H club, Marion's Best, in 1961 and remained a member for five years. During those years she served as club vice president, junior secretary, and historian. Wild completed projects in home improvement, food and nutrition, clothing, and home furnishings. The collection (1961-1966) contains Linda Wild's 4-H record book and two of her uniforms. The record book documents Wild's time as a member of the Marion's Best 4-H Club and includes project information, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal health reports, and annual summaries of club work.



Container list







4-H Record book (includes 2 color and 23 b/w photographs)


Artifact Collection


Uniform (artifact 2012-302.001)


Artifact Collection


Uniform (artifact 2012-305.002)