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Dennis, F. G. (Frank George), 1932-

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur A. Crozier papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.193
Scope and Contents The papers consist of a photocopy of a letter Crozier wrote to his father on May 4, 1879. In the letter, he mentions his upcoming graduation and his desire for a teaching position. He also writes that he is enclosing an article on evolution and discusses which professors on campus believe in evolution. In addition, he mentions a sermon he attended and goes on to describe several religious articles he read and the topic of a religious class. The religious topics do not involve...
Dates: 1879

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

Floyd M. Barden papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.32
Scope and Contents

The Floyd M. Barden papers consist of an oral history interview conducted by Frank Dennis in 1973. Barden discusses fruit farming in South Haven (1850-1900), his experiences while a student at Michigan Agricultural College (1904-1908), and his later interaction with the College, particularly his work with the Cooperative Extension Service (circa 1910-1930). The collection includes an audio cassette and transcription of the interview.

Dates: 1973

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

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

Horace A. Cardinell papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.10
Scope and Contents In the oral history interview conducted by Frank Dennis in December 1972, Cardinell comments on his colleagues at the Michigan State Horticulture Department, especially F. C. Bradford and V. R. Gardner. Also discussed is field work performed by Cardinell in relation to department research projects. Mrs. Cardinell contributes anecdotes and details to the interview. A biographical sketch of Cardinell, released by the Brazilian government prior to his second appointment in that country, is...
Dates: 1972

MSU Oral History Interview cassette, 1976

 Item — Cassette 235
Scope and Content From the Record Group: The collection consists of subject files, correspondence, and photographs pertaining to Trout's career in dairy and food science. Trout's papers contain few notes about research he did. The Personal Papers contain articles written by and about Trout, speeches, and "A Son of Lick Creek" manuscript about Trout's life (pages missing), biographical file, and thesis.The Subject Files section contains files on various topics and includes several folders of correspondence. The...
Dates: 1976

Tape of Oral History Interview Conducted by Frank Dennis, September 16, 1973

 File — Cassette 236
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

The Floyd M. Barden papers consist of an oral history interview conducted by Frank Dennis in 1973. Barden discusses fruit farming in South Haven (1850-1900), his experiences while a student at Michigan Agricultural College (1904-1908), and his later interaction with the College, particularly his work with the Cooperative Extension Service (circa 1910-1930). The collection includes an audio cassette and transcription of the interview.

Dates: September 16, 1973

Tape of Oral History Interview Conducted by Frank Dennis, December 19, 1972

 Item — Cassette 227
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: In 1972 and 1973, Professor Frank Dennis interviewed Victor Gardner as part of an oral history project. Gardner's papers include tape recordings and transcripts of these interviews as well as his own written reminiscences. In these Gardner discusses his experience while a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) (1901-1905), the development of the Horticultural Department and his colleagues in the department (1923-1945), and achievements throughout his...
Dates: December 19, 1972