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College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 155

Scope and Contents

The College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Records (1904-1984; 1.2 cubic feet) includes correspondence (1941-1950), event programs (1900s-1940s), and other items related to the history, administration, and activities of the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University.

Dates

  • 1904-1984
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Purdue University

Biographical or Historical Information

The study of Horticulture at Purdue began in 1884 with the appointment of Professor James Troop, who taught Horticulture, Entomology, and a variety of other agricultural subjects.  In 1912, Entomology and Horticulture were separated into two departments with Professors Troop and C.G. Woodbury serving as their respective heads.  Professor Laurenz Greene became head of Horticulture in 1917, when Woodbury was made director of the Purdue Agricultural Experiment Station.  The Landscape Architecture program was started in 1966.

Note written by John Michael Foster

Extent

1.20 Cubic Feet

3 mss. boxes other_unmapped

1.00 mss._boxes

1.00 mss._boxes

1.00 mss._boxes

Abstract

Correspondence, Programs, and other materials documenting the history, administration, and activities of the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and its predecessor, the Department of Horticulture.

Arrangement Note

The Records are organized into single series and largely arranged chronologically by material type.

Custodial History

Chris Sigurdson, Agricultural Communication, to ASC; College of Agriculture to ASC

Source of Acquisition

Chris Sigurdson, Agricultural Communication; College of Agriculture

Method of Acquisition

Records transfer, Purdue University

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Processing Information

All materials are housed in acid-free manuscript boxes.  Correspondence remains in original folders.  Other materials are housed in acid-free folders.
Title
College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, records
Author
John Michael Foster
Date
2017-11-17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Third edition. First edition was created on 2014-09-05.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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