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Norris C. Bryson dissertation

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Identifier: UA-17.167

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Norris C. Bryson's 1979 dissertation entitled “The Response of the Cooperative Extension Service to the Great Depression in Michigan, 1929-1938.” The dissertation outlines the priorities of the programs, personnel, and budget from 1929 to 1938, and how these priorities reflected both the local and national demands placed on the Extension Service. The work contains interviews with the county agents who implemented these plans, as well as reviews of the publications of the Extension Service.


  • Creation: 1979

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

Norris C. Bryson was born September 30, 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. He earned his B.A., M.A.and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. He took a position at MSU advising students and worked as a Coordinator at the Office of Overseas Study.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Unknown.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Norris C. Bryson Dissertation
4 Published And Cataloged
M. Louzon
August 2007
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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