Walter T. Federer Papers, 1948-2001.

Collection Number: 21-40-3704

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Walter T. Federer papers, 1948-2001.
Collection Number:
21-40-3704
Creator:
Walter T., Federer 1918-2008.
Quantity:
7 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The collection contains correspondence, class notes, lectures, papers and publications.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor Emeritus, Biological Statistics and Computational Biology. Prof. Federer founded the Biometrics Unit in the Department of Plant Breeding in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 1948 soon after he joined the faculty. He was the director for 33 years. He was named the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Statistics in 1978 and held that position until he retired in 1986, when he assumed emeritus status. He served as president of the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometrics Society, chairman and executive secretary of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, and in editorial positions on several statistical journals. He was a member of many national, international, university and governmental panels and boards, and a consultant for several international research stations.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The collection contains correspondence, class notes, lectures, papers and publications.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Federer, Walter T.,1918-2008.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.Dept. of Biometrics.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.Dept. of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology.

Subjects:
Biometrics--New York (State).


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Walter T. Federer papers, #21-40-3704. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1-2
Correspondence
1960-2006
Box 3
Correspondence: Boehringer Study; Departmental Information; Course Work; Class Lectures; Miscellaneous Papers
1974-1975
Box 4
Course Work; Class Lectures; Experiment Designs
Box 5
Course Work; Class Lectures; Reprints
Box 6
Reprints; Publications
Box 7
Correspondence: Miscellaneous