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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.

Dates

  • 1874 - 2005

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

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.

Historical Information

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."

Extent

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)

Arrangement

The Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta is arranged into four series.
  1. Personal and Professional Activities
  2. Family History
  3. Legacy
  4. 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.

Acquisition Information

Materials donated by Fred Whitford on March 11, 2005.

Processing Information

Materials arranged by type and housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.

Creator

Source

Title
Collection of Research Materials on William C. Latta
Status
Completed
Author
John Michael Foster, Adriana Harmeyer, and Michelle Zhang
Date
2018-05-16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Edition statement
Third Edition. Collection description was first completed December 11, 2013.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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