Tukey, H. B. (Harold Bradford), 1896-1971
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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
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...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection has been arranged into eight series. Series 1 (Dressel Papers) is composed of Paul Dressel’s papers and writings. This includes papers authored, co-authored or edited by him. Included are manuscripts and rough drafts, pamphlets, individual papers, and photographs. His personal reminisces of MSU include many stories about MSU departments and individuals. Topics include the registrar, library, women students, homosexuality on campus, counseling center, ROTC...
Dates: 1939 - 2005
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the letterbooks of T. T. Lyon of Plymouth, Michigan, president and superintendent of the Michigan Lake Shore Nurseries, South Haven, Michigan.Volume I (1874-1876) and volume II (1875-1880) contain copies of business letters written exclusively by Lyon. Included are letters concerning loans for land improvements, ordering nursery stock, securing agents to solicit orders and advertise their nursery products, mass orders to various Granges in Michigan,...
Dates: 1874 - 1880