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Rufus P. Hibbard papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.24

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a notebook of R. P. Hibbard entitled “Physiological Botany.” Included in the notebook are approximately 50 written experiments regarding the basics of Botany.


  • Creation: 1939


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Rufus Percival Hibbard was born in New Haven, Connecticut on April 2, 1875. He earned his B.A. from Williams College in 1899 and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1906. He served at the Mississippi A & M college experiment station from 1908-1911. He became an instructor of Botany at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1911 and an associate professor in 1923. He retired from Michigan State in 1940. He was one of the founders of the National Society of Plant Physiology and a member of Sigma Xi fraternity. Hibbard passed away August 26, 1953.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Rufus P. Hibbard Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
December 2004
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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