Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 487
Scope and Contents
Materials include correspondence, images, publications, interviews, and notes concerning the life of early Purdue agriculture educator William C. Latta. The majority of items are photocopies.
- 1874 - 2005
- Whitford, Fred, 1955- (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
The Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta comprises materials gathered by author and Purdue Professor Fred Whitford while writing his book "The Grand Old Man of Purdue University and Indiana Agriculture: A Biography of William Carroll Latta."
1.10 Cubic Feet (One full-width letter-size manuscript box, one full-width legal-size manuscript box, and one half-width letter-size manuscript box)
The Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta is arranged into four series.
- Personal and Professional Activities
- Family History
- Early History of Purdue Agriculture
Technical Access Information
Audio cassettes must be migrated to a digital format before use. Contact Purdue University Archives and Special Collections if interested in using this material.
Materials donated by Fred Whitford on March 11, 2005.
Materials arranged by type and housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
- Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta
- John Michael Foster, Adriana Harmeyer, and Michelle Zhang
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Edition statement
- Third Edition. Collection description was first completed December 11, 2013.