Guide to the Dept. Of Plant Breeding Records,
1906-1970.

Collection Number: 21-28-889

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
Unknown
EAD encoding:
RMC Staff, September 2009

© 2009 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dept. of Plant Breeding records, 1906-1970.
Collection Number:
21-28-889
Creator:
New York State College of Agriculture.Dept. of Plant Breeding.
Quantity:
58.7 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Photographs, Printed Materials, Reports, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Departmental files include correspondence with officials at the N.Y.S. College of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Agriculture
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Departmental files include correspondence with officials at the N.Y.S. College of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Agriculture, agronomists at universities and experiment stations, county agents, farmers, seed growers, and others concerning departmental administration, plant breeding work done by farmers in cooperation with the department, seed certification and exhibit, extension work, advice to growers, and other matters concerning seed research and testing; reports and data relating to department and other research; and correspondence and reports concerning agricultural assistance work undertaken by the department in the Philippines and consideration of similar work in Thailand and Taiwan. Included is the incoming and outgoing correspondence of Liberty Hyde Bailey, Frank P. Bussell, Rollins A. Emerson, Carl E. Ladd, Robert D. Lewis, Harry H. Love, Albert R. Mann, Clyde H. Myers, William I. Myers, and Roy G. Wiggans.
Also, glass negatives, 1906-ca. 1930, of timothy, corn, and potato field plots. Includes papers of Sanford S. Atwood.

SUBJECTS

Names:
New York State College of Agriculture.
Atwood, Sanford S.
Bailey, L. H.(Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954.
Bussell, Frank P.
Emerson, Rollins A.
Ladd, C. E.(Carl Edwin), 1888-1943.
Lewis, Robert D.
Love, Harry H.(Harry Houser), 1880-1966.
Mann, Albert Russell, 1880-1947.
Murphy, Royse P.(Royse Peak), 1914-
Myers, Clyde Hadley, 1883-1944.
Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976.
Wiggans, Roy G.
Cornell University.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
United States.Dept. of Agriculture.

Subjects:
Plant breeding.
Seeds--Certification.
Agricultural extension work.
Agriculture--Philippines.

Places:
Philippines.
Thailand.
Taiwan.

Form and Genre Terms:
Negatives.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Dept. of Plant Breeding records, #21-28-889. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Includes collections #21-28-888, #21-28-1191, #21-28-358, and #21-28-289.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
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Not all the material in the collection is covered by this guide.