Mason B. Thomas Papers,1887-1926.

Collection Number: 37-5-62

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Mason B. Thomas papers, 1887-1926.
Collection Number:
37-5-62
Creator:
Whetzel, Herbert Hice,
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, research material, manuscripts, transcripts, clippings, and photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence compiled by Herbert H. Whetzel, Head of the Department of Agricultural Botany at Cornell University, in preparation for biography of Mason Blanchard Thomas following his death.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence compiled by Herbert H. Whetzel, Head of the Department of Agricultural Botany at Cornell University, in preparation for biography of Mason Blanchard Thomas following his death. Mason B. Thomas was the Dean of Wabash College and a professor of Botany. Includes correspondence relating to personal recollections of Thomas from former colleagues and students including, John H. Comstock, George Conable, Simon Henry Gage, L.R. Hesler, Richard Holman, Will F. Lewis and a letter from his widow Annie D. Thomas. Also included are handwritten manuscripts and transcripts of papers, lectures and speeches given by Mason B. Thomas; "The Collodion Method in Botany" presented at the American Society of Microscopists 13th Annual Meeting, 1890; "Diseases of Plants" (lecture); 8 papers relating to forestry; "How Plants Grow"; and "The Nature of Parasitic Fungi and their influence on their Host." Also included are clippings, photographs, and other miscellany.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Whetzel, Herbert Hice, 1877-1944,
Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931.
Gage, Simon Henry, 1851-1944.
New York State College of Agriculture. Dept. of Plant Pathology.

Subjects:
Plant diseases -- Research.
Plant pathologists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Mason B. Thomas Papers, #37-5-62. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence
1887-1926
Box 1 Folder 2
Herbert Hice Whetzel notes and manuscripts for biography of Mason B. Thomas
Box 1 Folder 3
Agassiz, Professor Louis - manuscript
Box 1 Folder 4
Arbor Day paper
Box 1 Folder 5
The Collodion Method in Botany
Paper given at the 13th annual meeting of American Society of Microscopists.
Box 1 Folder 6
Diseases of Plants - lecture
Box 1 Folder 7
Forest Physiography
1909-1910
Box 1 Folder 8
Forestry - manuscript
Box 1 Folder 9
Forestry paper - Harwood Lumbermans Association
Box 1 Folder 10
Forestry in Indiana
Box 1 Folder 11
Forestry paper at Institute
Box 1 Folder 12
Forestry Teachers Institute
Box 1 Folder 13
Forest maps - Indiana
1890-1900
Box 1 Folder 14
How Plants Grow - lecture
Box 1 Folder 15
Kent banquet - speech
Box 1 Folder 16
Kent, Ohio - lecture
Box 1 Folder 17
Lumber Dealers Association (Indiana Forestry Association)
Box 1 Folder 18
The Nature of Parasitic Fungi and their Influence on their Host - Urbana paper
Box 1 Folder 19
Pasteur, Louis - paper
Box 1 Folder 20
Newspaper clippings
Box 1 Folder 21
Miscellany
Box 1 Folder 22
Photographs