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Earl Weaver papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.74

Scope and Contents

The collection contains eight publications published by Universidad Nacional de Colombia concerning poultry, pigs, cattle, and alfalfa written by Weaver and are in Spanish. There are also reports (dated 1955-1959) by Earl Weaver to John Stone concerning MSU's mission to Colombia. In addition, there is also a report by the Michigan Holstein Breeders Association called "Holstein Cattle Owned in Michigan in 1883," as well as a booklet "Two Hundred and Fifty Years of Michigan Dairying."


  • Creation: 1955 - 1959


Language of Materials

Some materials are in Spanish.

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

Earl Weaver was born on July 27, 1893, in Brazil, Indiana. He received a B.S. from Oklahoma State University in 1913, an M.S. from Iowa State University in 1917, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1938. He was a professor of dairy husbandry at Iowa State University from 1919 to 1929 and was head of the dairy department at Oklahoma State University from 1929 to 1937. He became the head of the Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) dairy department in July 1937. In 1955, he became a dairy consultant and head of MSU’s mission to Colombia. In 1959, he returned to the MSU dairy department to teach and conduct research. Weaver resigned from MSU in 1963.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 7 folders)

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Earl Weaver Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Watko
October 2006
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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