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Frederick Blackmar Mumford papers

Identifier: LG-6

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing correspondence, reports, minutes and other papers relating to the activities of the Association of Land Grant Colleges and Universities. Also included is a study project conducted by Mumford dealing with the organization and administration of agricultural education in the United States as it relates to land grant colleges. Finally, copies and analyses of Senate and House bills relating to federal aid to education are included.

(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East Lansing, MI: publisher not identified.)


  • 1938 - 1942


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Reproduction and publication restricted, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, University of Missouri.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Blackmar Mumford was a dean of the College of Agriculture, University of Missouri, and president of the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities. Mumford was born in Moscow, Michigan on May 28, 1869. He attended Albion College in 1889 and earned his bachelor of science degree. In 1893, he earned his master of science from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). He taught at M.A.C. for two years and then joined the faculty at the University of Missouri from which he retired in 1938.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 reel)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Purchased from the Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, University of Missouri.

Location of Originals

Frederick Blackmar Mumford Papers, University of Missouri at Columbia Library, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, 23 Ellis Library, Columbia, MO 65201, USA.

Reproduction Note

Microfilm. University of Missouri at Columbia, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection. 1 reel ; 35 mm.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US