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Department of Crop and Soil Sciences records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.36
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous papers from the department. The earliest record is a 19th century record book of experiments about growing beets, possibly copied from another source. The entries include “Experiments with Sugar Beets” by F. F. Tanner, “Experiments with Sugar Beets” by A. T. Stevens, “Experiments with Roots to Determine the Relative Value of Sod versus Stubble, Sand versus Clay, and Clay versus Hummus Soil for Beets, Carrots, and Ruta Bagas” by Luther H. Baker,...
Dates: 1891 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1994

Elnora and Richard Leyes papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.310
Scope and Contents

The Elnora and Richard Leyes collection contains class notes and course material from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University), National Sales and Management Rally for Florists Lectures for 1951 and 1952, as well as a small amount of biographical information and history of the Janesville Floral Company. The class materials include horticulture, landscape architecture, as well as botany, chemistry, entomology, business accounting and other classes.

Dates: 1946-1952, Undated

Louis A. Wolfanger collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.87
Scope and Contents The Louis Wolfanger collection includes soil science and geography course material. Included are course outlines and exams from soil science classes and a geography class for the Army Air Corps at Michigan State University, blank doctorate exams for Wolfanger’s former students at MSU, and correspondence and information regarding meetings on zoning. There are also lectures on soil science from C. F. Marbut and H. H. Bennett, professors associated with the United States Department of...
Dates: circa 1900-1964, undated

Paul M. Harmer collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.366
Scope and Content

The Paul Harmer collection contains articles written by Harmer which are predominantly about muck farming.

There is also a WKAR radio programs schedule. Although Harmer is not listed as a radio program presenter, there are some programs about muck farming, and it is inferred that he was involved.

Dates: 1921 - 1955

Quarterly Bulletin - Agricultural Experiment Station UA 16.7

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Serial-00590
Dates: 1918 - 1968

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