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Charles L. Ingersoll papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 25, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 188

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 1 folder with articles by Charles Ingersoll.

Dates

  • 1880-1881

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collecton are in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Charles L. Ingersoll was born in upstate New York, Ingersoll served through the Civil War and then enrolled at the State Agricultural College of Michigan where he later taught and managed the experimental farm. He was hired by Purdue University in 1879 as the first instructor in the School of Agriculture. Professor Ingersoll was recognized as a distinguished professor of agriculture and horticulture while teaching at Purdue. Considered an agricultural expert, Ingersoll, in defining the overall purpose of land-grant higher education, unequivocally espoused the "broad gauge" view, blending agriculture, the mechanic arts, and liberal education. Charles L. Ingersoll went on to become President of Colorado State University from 1882-1891.

Extent

1.00 folders

1 folder other_unmapped

1.00 folders

Arrangement Note

Chronological
Title
Charles L. Ingersoll papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Mary A. Sego
Date
12/10/2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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