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Richard Henry Harms papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.159
Scope and Contents The first item is a sixteen page paper entitled “Farmers Versus Scientist: The Samuel Johnson Episode,” which was written by the donor in 1983. It was subsequently published in Michigan History ( vol. 67, no. 4 (July/August 1983): 26-32.) It examines the controversy surrounding Samuel Johnson, who was Professor of Practical Agriculture at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) 1879-1889. At issue was Johnson’s competency to teach the...
Dates: 1983 - 1984

State Board of Agriculture / Board of Trustee records

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Identifier: UA-1
Scope and Contents The State Board of Agriculture papers include correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, legal records and newspaper clippings of the first governing body of the state agriculture college. The College Lands series includes correspondence, reports, land descriptions, employment records, financial records, minutes, legal documents, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the management of state lands endowed to the college via the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862. ...
Dates: 1850 - 2018