Floyd M. Barden papers
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.
- Barden, Frank (Donor, Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Floyd M. Barden attended Michigan Agricultural College from 1904 to 1908. Following graduation, he returned to the family farm in South Haven, Michigan where he successfully raised peaches until joining the ministry in the late 1930s. He also worked as a land appraiser in Berrien County during the mid 1930s.
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- Floyd M. Barden Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- M. Patton
- June 1982
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- Finding aid written in English.