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Michigan State University. Horticulture Department

 Organization

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

AgBio Research records (formerly called Agricultural Experiment Station)

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.7
Scope and Contents The records of the Agriculture Experiment station include financial records and budget information, section flyers, publication lists, STAT computer system information bulletins, research reports, Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center Annual Report for 1991 and strategic plan for 2000, Department of Agriculture Inventory, 1888 to 1902, Experiment Station Inventory-Botany, 1888 to 1903, “Experiment Station Notes,” 1941 to 1949, minutes of Experiment Station Council, 1892-1923, and...
Dates: 1897 - 2017

Compact Fruit Tree UA 16.58

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: Serial-00217

Department of Horticulture records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.58
Scope and Contents The records consist of graduate and undergraduate handbooks, biographical files and subject files compiled by Frank Dennis about the history of the department, Horticulture Farm logs, newsletters, research notes, Sodus Horticultural Experiment Station Annual Reports for 1976 and 1984, short course yearbooks, cherry research summaries, cherry research conference summaries, horticulture demonstration gardens materials, materials related to Harold Gaston, brochures, and some curriculum...
Dates: 1877 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1927 - 2010

Donald Sayre collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.231
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of photographs and souvenirs kept by Donald Sayre, a Horticulture alumnus, that were given to the Horticulture Department in the 1970s. The collection includes a student register of names, postcards of campus scenes, photographs of an engineering squad, the Phylean Society members, celebration of Michigan State University's victory over Wabash, and an Ag Council Newsletter from 1956.

Dates: 1912 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1913

Flower Notes UA 16.34 & UA 16.58

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Serial-00298

Frank G. Dennis papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.265
Scope and Contents The Frank G. Dennis papers consist of articles and biographical information about, and awards given to Frank G. Dennis, Stanley Johnston, and Sylvan Wittwer who were members of the Horticulture Department at Michigan State University. There is also information regarding the history of horticulture at MSU. Records include materials about Sylvan Wittwer used by Dennis to write his book and a copy of the poem “Ode to Cyclone” written by Dennis. The collection also includes a number of...
Dates: 1957 - 2008

Frederick C. Bradford papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.148
Scope and Contents

The collection contains notes dated June, July and August 1929 and appear to be from a course in the history of horticulture. Frederick C. Bradford taught a graduate course titled "History and Literature of Horticulture" that was offered in the winter and summer of that academic year.

Dates: 1929 - 1929

Harold B. Tukey collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.104
Scope and Content This collection consists of an oral history recording on audio cassette tape. The recording is reminiscences of Ruth Tukey Bates (widow of Harold B. Tukey, later Mrs. Emmert Bates) made at her home in Woodland, Michigan on August 30, 1978. Bates recounts aspects of Harold Tukey's professional life, including his graduate studies at the University of Chicago, his work with embryo culture of stone fruits, his decision to move to East Lansing to head the Michigan State College Department of...
Dates: 1978 - 1978

Harold P. Gaston collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.19
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a taped interview with Harold P. Gaston, former professor of Horticulture at Michigan State University. The interview was conducted by professor Frank G. Dennis at Gaston's home in South Haven, Michigan in 1974. In the interview, Gaston discusses his early years at MSU in the 1920s. His comments include descriptions of the personalities of professors Victor Gardner, Roy Marshall, Frederick Bradford, Robert Loree, John Crist, N. L. Partridge, W. C. Dutton, Hugh...
Dates: 1974 - 1974

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Subject
Horticulture -- Study and teaching 6
Letters (correspondence) 5
Horticulture 4
Interviews 4
Photographs 3