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Richard Henry Harms papers

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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

Robert Clark Kedzie papers

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Identifier: UA-17.109
Scope and Contents The papers of Robert Clark Kedzie consist primarily of materials relating to his position at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) as a professor of chemistry from 1863 to his death in 1902. They include scrapbooks, lecture notes, correspondence, awards, and biographical material. The three scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, the first pertaining to the Samuel Johnson case in 1889, the second concerning the removal of M.A.C. President Lewis G. Gorton in 1895,...
Dates: 1851, 1863-1905, circa 1955, 1961

Samuel Johnson papers

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Identifier: UA-17.120
Scope and Contents The early correspondence gives a description of Civil War fighting in Virginia and comments on the controversy following McClellan’s removal by Lincoln. The correspondence from the 1870s recounts Johnson’s efforts as Professor of Agriculture and deal with animal sales and purchases, grain tests, and other topics. Also included are lectures read by Johnson and Ray Stannard Baker’s student notebook of lectures given by Johnson.The second portion of the collection contains the...
Dates: 1824 - 1944