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R. B. Cooley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 19, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 96

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one folder that contains one article by R. B. Cooley.


  • 1926

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use

Copyright held by Purdue University or original creator/publisher. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

R. B. Cooley graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College in 1910 and spent the next two years teaching at McDonald College at Quebec, Canada. He was later the Livestock Inspector for the Canadian Pacific in the northwestern part of Canada for two years.

Cooley resigned to accept the position as Head of the Animal Husbandry Department at Rhode Island State College in Kingston, Rhode Island. He remained there until 1918 when he left to take charge of Animal Husbandry and Extension work in Massachusetts at the Massachusetts Agricultural College at Amherst.

Cooley joined the faculty at Purdue University as Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry in 1920. He specialized in equine work.
Source: Godfrey, A. H., and Alexander Henry Waddell, eds. "News Afield: Professor Cooley Goes to Purdue." The Field Illustrated: A Journal of Advanced Agriculture. Volume 30, No. 10. (October 1920): 905.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Processing Information

Material has been housed in acid-free folder and box.
R. B. Cooley papers
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2011-05-07 by Archives Staff.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-17: 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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