Alvord, Henry E. (Henry Elijah), 1844-1904

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Henry E. Alvord (1844-1904) served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was recognized as an expert on cattle farming and wrote many articles about agriculture. Throughout his life he was associated with several land grant colleges. He served as president of the Oklahoma A & M College from July 1894 to January 1895.

Founded December 1890 as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical (A & M) College; officially became Oklahoma State University in 1957.

From the description of Papers, 1862-1932. (Oklahoma State University Library). WorldCat record id: 35143375

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referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1761-1904. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Alvord, Henry E. (Henry Elijah), 1844-1904. Outline map of the Indian Territory : showing that portion of the territory lying between Fort Gibson, Fort Arbuckle and Fort Arbuckle, Old Fort Cobb, and Old Camp Radziminski : with the route traversed by Colonel and Brevet Major General B.H. Grierson, U.S. Army, Commanding District of the Indian Territory, June & July 1868 / surveyed and drawn under instructions from General Grierson by Henry E. Alvord, Captain 10th Reg't. Calvary, U.S. Army. Library of Congress
creatorOf Alvord, Henry E. (Henry Elijah), 1844-1904. Papers, 1862-1932. Oklahoma State University Library, Edmon Low Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library
referencedIn Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911. Benjamin Henry Grierson papers, 1865-1890. Newberry Library
creatorOf University of Maryland, College Park. President's Office. Records. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Office of the President, University of Maryland records, 1868-1988, 1910-1988 University of Maryland
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923. Papers, 1893-1933. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. George W. Atherton papers, 1837-1950. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. person
associatedWith Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923. person
associatedWith Oklahoma A & M College corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith President's Office, University of Maryland corporateBody
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Maryland, College Park. President's Office. corporateBody
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United States
College presidents


Birth 1844-03-11

Death 1904-10-01



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