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Preferred Citation:Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Ray Stannard Baker Bee Research Collection, MSS 244, Special Collections, Michigan State University Main Library
Copyright Notice:Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
The Ray Stannard Baker Bee Research Collection will be open and available for use in the Special Collections Reading Room.
Photoduplication Restrictions:Contact Special Collections
The Baker manuscript collection complements the collection of apiculture books donated to the MSU library. It includes biographical information, business correspondence (1924-1945), bibliographies. beekeeping publications, news clippings of bee books and apiculture history, and Baker’s personal beekeeping records. The biographical information is comprised of several obituaries and booklet from his memorial service. Baker’s correspondence includes business transactions, personal letters, and inquiries about other bee book collections, particularly the Cowen Collection in England. The bibliographical materials include lists of publishers, price lists, history of Baker’s collection of beekeeping books, and a Friends of the Library newsletter, dated winter-spring 1947, announcing the donation of the Baker collection to Michigan State University. The Baker collection also includes beekeeping publications from France, Germany and India.