James M. Drew and family papers, 1848-1948.
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American naturalist and illustrator, active in Boy Scout movement. From the description of Paper on death of Buffalo Jones, 1920 / by Dan Beard. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13488891 Biographical Note 1850, 21 June Born, Cincinnati, Ohio 1880 1884 ...
Professor of geology and physical geography, University of Chicago. From the description of Papers, 1880-1922. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248382 Rollin D. Salisbury (1858-1922), a native of Spring Prairie, Wisconsin, graduated from Beloit College (Ph.B., 1881) as a student of Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, professor of geology. When Chamberlin resigned his post at Beloit in 1882 to become chief of the Glacial Division of the U.S. Geologi...
Great-great-nephew of Abigail Powers Fillmore. From the description of A forgotten president : typescript, 1940 Jan. 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 38289400 Although Warren P. Laird did comparatively little in the way of conventional architectural design, his career as an "advisor" on architectural competitions and projects greatly influenced many important commissions in the United States before the Depression. Laird also played a crucial rol...
The School of Agriculture opened on October 18, 1888, on the University Farm in St. Paul, with 17 students registered for the fall term. The School's administrative home was the College of Agriculture, and the School would remain a part of the College's administrative structure throughout its existence. Additional branches of the School of Agriculture were opened in Crookston (1906), Morris (1909), Grand Rapids (1921), and Waseca (1952). At their meeting on May 12, 1960, the Board of Regents, on...
Agricultural education reformer, farm management expert, U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture, 1905-1913. Willet Hays received his bachelor and master degrees from Iowa State University in 1885 and 1896, respectively. Hays was a pioneer in the teaching and field study of agricultural economics, particularly farm management. He introduced and tested many hybrid varieties of field crops. He was best known for his promotion of agricultural education on a high school level, and established a uniq...
Shaw (1848-1937) was educated at Harvard (A.B. 1869 and A.M. 1872) and traveled to Mexico between 1903 and 1905 to study pines. His book The Pines of Mexico (1909) appeared as the first publication of the Arnold Arboretum; and the Genus Pinus as no. 5 (1914). From the description of Papers of George Russell Shaw, 1903-1931 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177499032 George Russell Shaw (1848-1937), a native of Parkman, Maine was a 1869 graduate of Harvard Universit...
John Sargent Pillsbury was born in Sutton, New Hampshire, and came to the village of St. Anthony MN in 1855 to open a hardware business. 15 years later, he began his flour milling enterprise, which became one of the largest in the world. In 1863, Pillsbury began to take an interest in the University of Minnesota, which had been closed by debt. Pillsbury accepted an appointment as a University Regent, and began the first of several successful rescues of the University. He served as a Regent until...
Items that were deemed to be insignificantly small and not noticeably attached to other manuscript collections were placed in this collection. From the description of Miscellaneous papers : collected in the County of Oswego, 1863-1925. (SUNY Oswego). WorldCat record id: 29860122 The New York State Agricultural Society was formed by a convention held in Albany in February 1832; but for several years received no support from the state and held no regular fairs. In 1841, the So...
Franco-British writer. From the description of Letters : to Miss Penn, 1917 Nov. 24 and 1929 Mar. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601939 English historian, essayist, poet and novelist born La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France July 27, 1870; died Guildford, England July 16, 1953. Belloc wrote biographies of Robespierre (1901) Marie Antoinette (1909) and numerous works on English political history. From 1920-19...
U.S. senator and representative from Minnesota, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and lawyer. From the description of William Windom correspondence, 1865-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981400 William Windom was born in Belmont County, Ohio, on May 10, 1827, the son of Hezekiah and Mercy Spencer Windom. In 1837 the family moved to Knox County, Ohio, where Windom was admitted to the bar in 1850. He commenced practice in Mount Vernon, Ohio and was elected Kno...
Historian, President of Cornell University, 1885-1892. From the description of Charles Kendall Adams papers, 1882-1892. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935288 ...
David Olmsted was born May 5, 1822 in Fairfax (Franklin County), Vermont. After living in the lead mining region near Potosi (Grant County), Wis. (1838-1840), he lived in Monona Township (Clayton County), Ia. (1840-1848), where he farmed, traded with the Winnebago Indians at Fort Atkinson, and was a delegate to the state constitutional convention (1846). Following the 1848 removal of the Winnebago Indians to the Long Prairie reservation (Todd County, Minn.), Olmsted move...
James Meddick (Dad) Drew was born on February 17, 1863 in Rollingstone, Minnesota. In 1893, Drew joined the staff of the school of agriculture as an instructor in blacksmithing. He also taught mathematics and poultry raising. He was later assigned as registrar of the school. In 1917, Drew joined the staff of the agricultural extension division as an assistant in publicity. He retired from the University of Minnesota in 1933. Drew was very involved in both the Boy Scouts and 4-H; he was a nationa...
Liberty Hyde Bailey was instrumental in separating Horticulture from Botany and establishing it as a distinct scientific pursuit. Born on a farm in Michigan in 1858, Liberty Hyde Bailey graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College with a degree in botany. After working with the renowned botanist Asa Gray at Harvard, he returned to Michigan to teach horticulture and landscape gardening. In 1888, he came to Cornell to build a new curriculum in practical and experimental horticulture. In 1904, ...
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Or...
Painter and illustrator, chiefly of marine subjects; b. in New Bedford, Mass.; resided in Wilmington, Del. (1901-1913); d. in Westport, Mass. From the description of Clifford W. Ashley files, 1904-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973993 Marine painter, writer, illustrator. Dedicated most of his artistic and literary work to the subject of whaling. From the description of Clifford W. Ashley papers, 1903-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...