Paul J. Rood papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a copy of a report by Paul J. Rood, entitled "An Analysis of Land Use and Soil Fertility Factors in Michigan by Counties." The report contains primarily statistical information. Also included is a photograph of Rood.
- circa 1937, undated
- Rood, Paul Joseph (Person)
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.
Paul Joseph Rood was born January 29, 1893 in Covert, Van Buren County, Michigan. He earned a B.S. (1916), and a M.S. (1923) from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). He taught vocational agriculture in various places in Michigan in the 1910s and 1920s. In 1930, he was hired as an extension specialist in soil science at Michigan State College. He retired in 1958.
Rood was married twice. He married Alice Enlow in January 1915, and they divorced in January 1925. He married Edna Marie Anderson (May 8, 1896 - February 28, 1974) on September 11, 1926. Rood had six children: Phyllis, Paul, Ann, Charlotte, John, and Richard. He died July 10, 1972 in Lansing, Michigan
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)
Language of Materials
Gift of the Department of Crop and Soil Science, Michigan State University, 1977-12-06.
Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
Record group changed from c.00164 to UA 17.454 to reflect Rood's connection to Michigan State University. -M. Badgley-Malone, October 2021
- Paul J. Rood Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- January 1978
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- Script of description
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- Finding aid written in English.