The Quad City Section was founded on April 9, 1949 as the Iowa-Illinois Section of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE) which was itself founded in 1907. The Section became the Quad City Section in 1955 while ASAE became the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) in 2005. The following links provide additional details on the Section’s past:

Note: Several of the above documents are incomplete in that some information is missing. Please forward additional information and/or corrections to David Smith.

The Section archives are now located in the Special Collections of the Iowa State University Library – see http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/manuscripts/MS698.html (added 16Nov15)