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Whitford, Fred, 1955-



  • Existence: 1955-

Biographical Information

Frederick Whitford is Clinical Engagement Professor at the Purdue University Botany and Plant Pathology Purdue Pesticide Programs. He received a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Management from Louisiana Tech University and master's and doctorate degrees in entomology from Iowa State University. Whitford published numerous works related to agricultural research and the history of agriculture.


Whitford, Fred, and Andrew G. Martin. The Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture: A Biography of William Carroll Latta. West Lafayette, Ind: Purdue University Press, 2005.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of research materials on J.C. Allen

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20190517

John H. Ferguson Collection of Purdue photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 42, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 327
Scope and Contents This collection includes 30 photographs of Purdue's campus, taken when John visited Purdue along with other students and faculty from the University of Missouri in the Spring of 1973. Notations on the back of each photograph identify the building or location present.The subjects of the photographs consist primarily of campus buildings, including but not limited to University Hall, Stewart Center, and Agriculture buildings. Also included are aerial photographs of Purdue and West...
Dates: circa February 1973 - April 1973

Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 487
Scope and Contents Collection mMaterials include correspondence, images, publications, interviews, and notes concerning the life of early Purdue agriculture educator William C. Latta. The majority of items are photocopies.
Dates: 1874 - 2005