Robert Becker Papers, ca. 1970-1990

Collection Number: 21-25-2945

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Robert Becker papers, ca. 1970-1990
Collection Number:
21-25-2945
Creator:
Robert Becker.
Quantity:
1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, articles, research notes, seed catalogs, and other material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, articles, and research notes concerning horticulture; also seed catalogs, and other material relating to fairs and all aspects of gardening.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Robert Becker was Professor of Horticulture at the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, articles, and research notes concerning horticulture; also seed catalogs, and other material relating to fairs and all aspects of gardening.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Becker, Robert F.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences--Faculty.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Horticulture--Study and teaching.
Gardening--Study and teaching.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Robert Becker Papers, #21-25-2945. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence, 1970s-1980s
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence, 1970s-1980s
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence, 1980s
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence, 1980s-1990s
Box 1 Folder 5
Tomato article for Cornell Plantations, 1993
Box 1 Folder 6
Shaker Seed Garden
Box 1 Folder 7
Hancock Shaker
Box 1 Folder 8
Shakers
Box 1 Folder 9
Early horticulturalists, writers, literature
Box 1 Folder 10
History of seed companies--Articles on seed catalogs
Box 1 Folder 11
History of seed companies--Articles on seed catalogs
Box 1 Folder 12
Calvin Keeney--Plant breeder
Box 1 Folder 13
Calvin Keeney--Plant breeder
Box 1 Folder 14
Carol Henry's articles on heirloom gardening and market gardening articles
Box 1 Folder 15
Marketing and transporting--Information
Box 1 Folder 16
Food processing articles
Box 1 Folder 17
Food processing articles
Box 1 Folder 18
Southern market and truck--Becker's notes
Box 1 Folder 19
Fine gardening article--Becker
Box 1 Folder 20
Hotbeds, cookery, vegetable industry in N.Y.S.--Article
Box 1 Folder 21
Fearing Burr research
Box 1 Folder 22
Fearing Burr research
Box 1 Folder 23
Fearing Burr article
Box 1 Folder 24
Elizabeth Daniel's article--mentions Becker
Box 1 Folder 25
Horticulture science article
Box 1 Folder 26
Article on beets
Box 1 Folder 27
Joseph Prentis--18th-century gardener
Box 1 Folder 28
A Treatise on Gardening--by a citizen of Virginia
Box 1 Folder 29
Book review--David Tucker's Kitchen Gardening in America
Box 1 Folder 30
County fairs
Box 1 Folder 31
Old Sturbridge Fall Fair
Box 1 Folder 32
Genesee County Fair
Box 1 Folder 33
Apples-Articles
Box 1 Folder 34
Berries
Box 1 Folder 35
Cider
Box 1 Folder 36
Fruit
Box 1 Folder 37
Grapes and wine
Box 1 Folder 38
Heather apples
Box 1 Folder 39
Hops and dyes
Box 1 Folder 40
Landscaping--Ornamental gardening
Box 1 Folder 41
Nurseries
Box 1 Folder 42
Root crops
Box 1 Folder 43
Root crops for livestock
Box 1 Folder 44
Genesee County Seed Project
Box 1 Folder 45
Carrier, Lyman, The Beginnings of Agriculture in America
Box 1 Folder 46
Becker's notes
Box 1 Folder 47
Becker's notes
Box 1 Folder 48
Becker's notes
Box 1 Folder 49
Articles by Becker
Box 1 Folder 50
Articles--Botany
Box 1 Folder 51
The Historical Gardener
Box 1 Folder 52
Seed catalogs--Old ones