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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Bessey family papers have been arranged into the following series: Biographical Data, Manuscripts and Publications, General, Correspondence, Scrapbooks, Oversized materials and Photographs.The series Biographical Data includes information on Charles and Ernst Bessey, and on relatives of Edith Carleton Higgins (Mrs. Ernst A. Bessey), including her mother, Ella M. (Noyes) Higgins (1851-1913); her sisters, Mabel Cornell Porter and Bertha Noyes and, her brothers, Leslie A. Higgins...
Dates: 1878 - 1968
Scope and Contents The papers of Charles E. Bessey are comprised of correspondence, publications and articles, and a workbook. The correspondence consists of letters written to Bessey, and letterpress books of letters Bessey wrote. The correspondence is largely professional in nature. The workbook contains notes and observations of experiments, inventory of a museum and herbarium, inventory of equipment in the botanical department, an outline, and a letter. In addition, there is a Systemic Botany notebook. The...
Dates: 1869 - 1932
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter from H. R. Hunt of the Michigan State University Zoology department, an Michigan State College School of Science and Arts newsletter from 1953, and reprints of papers relating to horticulture and nutrition.
Dates: 1945 - 1962
Scope and Contents This collection contains speeches, instructions, invitations, exercises, correspondence, minutes and duplicate programs.
Dates: 1862 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1981
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials about Liberty Hyde Bailey including articles about him from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly publications. Included are photocopies of original documents relating to Bailey. Other materials include photographs (some are copies from Cornell), an issue of Country Life from 1902, items written by Bailey, and information on the Donley School and Carl School both with ties to Bailey. Also included is the handle of a fountain pen belonging to Bailey that the...
Dates: 1859 - 2005
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
Scope and Content This collection includes notes of lectures delivered by Professors L. H. Bailey, R. C. Kedzie and A. J. Cook; speeches and a manuscript prepared by Bregger while he was a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University); commencement programs and programs of meetings he attended; and programs for the M.A.C. Semi Centennial celebration in 1907. The correspondence is arranged into five folders. The first two contain mostly letters written by Bregger to his older...
Dates: 1884 - 1909
Scope and Content This collection includes administrative files of the Michigan Horticultural Society (MHS), correspondence, financial records, executive board materials, brochures, and other materials from garden shows, publicity materials, early MHS publications, and photographs.
Dates: 1904-1971, undated