Papers, 1852-1963 and 1983.


Papers, 1852-1963 and 1983.

Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, estate and financial records, maps, publications, photos, and other papers, relating to Marbut's personal life, family, and development of soil science in the early 20th century; together with personal correspondence received by his daughter, Louise M. Moomaw (b. 1893) and a short series of Civil War letters. Includes material relating to Marbut's teaching at University of Missouri-Columbia and work for U.S. Department of Agriculture.

5 lin. ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8203976

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Marbut, Curtis Fletcher, 1863-1935 (person)

Marbut was born in the Missouri Ozarks in 1863. He obtained a B. S. degree from the University of Missouri in 1889 and did graduate work in geology at Harvard from 1893 and 1895. From 1895 to 1910 he taught geology and physiography at the University of Missouri. In 1910 he became a soil scientist from the U. S. Bureau of Soils and remained to the end of his life in August 1935. From the description of Papers, 1852-1963 and 1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77849718 ...