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R. E. Caldwell papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 17, Placement: 24
Identifier: MSF 79

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one folder that contains an article written by R. E. Caldwell.


  • 1917


Language of Materials

Cololection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Material is in the public domain.

Biographical Information

R. E. (Ralph Elmer) Caldwell earned his Bachelor of Science from Kansas State Agricultural College in 1908. He did considerable experimental feeding work in Ohio at the Wooster Station. Caldwell began teaching at Purdue University as an Instructor in Milk Production. He was soon promoted to professor and served as Head the Department of Dairy Husbandry at Purdue University. He also worked in the Purdue Agricultural Experiment Station. In 1918, Caldwell was hired by the Blatchford Calf Meal Company and placed in charge of its research and educational bureau.
Sources: "Professor R. E. Caldwell Moves." Kimball's Dairy Farmer. Waterloo, Iowa, and Columbus, Ohio. Vol. XVI, Number 20 (October 15, 1918): p. 613 (27).


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Processing Information

Material has been housed in acid-free folder and box.
R. E. Caldwell papers
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Amanda Rumba and Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2010-11-07 by Mary Sego.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-14: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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