Glenn M. Smith papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 542
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the papers of Glenn Smith, Purdue faculty member known as the "Father of Golden Bantam Cross Corn." Papers primarily relate to agriculture, in particular growing, breeding, and developing corn. Types of materials include farm bulletins, newspaper articles and clippings, correspondence, awards and certificates, and printed material. Includes letters to Smith from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Purdue Agricultural Experiment Station bulletins on subjects such as hybrid popcorn in Indiana and gold sweet corn. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
- 1933 - 1954
- Smith, Glenn M. (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyrights held by Purdue University.
Glenn M. Smith had a bachelor of science degree. He was an Assistant Pathologist in the Botany Department of the Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station in the early decades of the 1900s. Smith was also a Purdue faculty member known as the "Father of Golden Bantam Cross Corn."
5.00 Linear Feet
Materials have been housed in acid-free folders and boxes.
- Glenn M. Smith papers
- In Progress
- Amanda Rumba and Archives Staff
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed by Archives Staff at an unknown date.
- 2020-04-02: Collection identifier updated from 0000GMS1 to MSF 542 by Adriana Harmeyer.
- 2020-04-23: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.