Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The Charles E. Ingerson collection contains one autograph album. This album contains signatures and verses from students and faculty at the State Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) from 1877-1883. Some noteworthy signatures in the album are from William J. Beal, Frank S. Kedzie, and Samuel H. Abbott.
The Frank Telewski papers consist of two reports written by Telewski including "The Beginning of an Artificial Forestry in Mid 19th Century Michigan: The Contributions of W. J. Beal to Silviculture" and "The 120-Yr Period for Dr. Beal’s Seed Viability Experiment."
The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by William Fraser, Eugene Law and Fred E. Miller to John C. Fraser, his wife Mrs. Eliza M. Fraser or John Fraser (father of William and John C.) The letters describe their life at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). They write about work, classes and activities. Other topics included the buildings, professors, weather, sports and politics.