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Thomas, D. Woods (Donald Woods), 1925-



  • Existence: 1925 - 1993

Biographical Information

D. Woods Thomas, a native of Pennsylvania, earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. He joined Purdue University in 1954 as an assistant professor of Agricultural Economics and was named the first dean of International Programs on July 1, 1990. Thomas was active in Purdue's international educational programs and led the project in Vicosa, Brazil, in the 1970s. He retired from Purdue University in 1992.


"Retired dean dies; leaves legacy within International Programs." Purdue Exponent, April 19, 1993.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

College of Agriculture, International Programs in Agriculture, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 69
Scope and Contents The International Programs in Agriculture records (1943-1975; 16 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of the College of Agriculture’s globalization efforts in the three decades following the Second World War.  Much (if not most) of the materials in this collection pertain to Purdue-Brazil Project, with a great many documents written in Portuguese.  Types of materials in the collection include: correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1943 - 1975; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/2009