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Frank G. Dennis papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.265
Scope and Contents The Frank G. Dennis papers consist of articles and biographical information about, and awards given to Frank G. Dennis, Stanley Johnston, and Sylvan Wittwer who were members of the Horticulture Department at Michigan State University. There is also information regarding the history of horticulture at MSU. Records include materials about Sylvan Wittwer used by Dennis to write his book and a copy of the poem “Ode to Cyclone” written by Dennis. The collection also includes a number of...
Dates: 1957 - 2008

Liberty Hyde Bailey papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.1
Scope and Contents The papers of Liberty Hyde Bailey span the years 1855-1958. The majority of the materials were received from the Liberty Hyde Birthsite Bailey Museum in South Haven, Michigan. The collection contains correspondence, writings by Bailey, newspaper and magazine clippings and photographs. The collection also includes reproductions of botanical drawings. The correspondence includes three Christmas cards from Bailey to his wife; a collection of business letters; a letter from China in...
Dates: 1852 - 1958

Stanley Johnston papers

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Identifier: UA-17.132
Scope and Content The Johnston papers document the experiments, developments, and accomplishments of South Haven Experiment Station under the direction of Stanley Johnston. The collection includes correspondence, records of experiments, reports, photographs, slides, postcards, research papers (published and unpublished), and maps. These papers document the development of the Haven peach and the world-wide importance of that development; and the importance of his research with other fruits, especially apricots...
Dates: 1921 - 1980

Sylvan H. Wittwer papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.154
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles written by Sylvan Wittwer including "Effective Management of Human and Physical Resources for International Agricultural Research," "Improving Storage Qualities of Crops by Treatment with Maleic Hydrazide," "Plasticulture," "Protected Cultivation of Horticulture Crops Worldwide," and "The Greenhouse Effect." Also included is a letter from Hubert H. Humphrey thanking Wittwer for his service on the Office of Technology Assessment's advisory panel on basic...
Dates: 1976 - 1995

Victor R. Gardner papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.18
Scope and Contents In 1972 and 1973, Professor Frank Dennis interviewed Victor Gardner as part of an oral history project. Gardner's papers include tape recordings and transcripts of these interviews as well as his own written reminiscences. In these Gardner discusses his experience while a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) (1901-1905), the development of the Horticultural Department and his colleagues in the department (1923-1945), and achievements throughout his...
Dates: 1972 - 1973