Eugene Davenport Papers, 1857-78, 1889, 1891-1941, 1948-49, 1954 | University of Illinois Archives
Brazil - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Michigan State University
World War I - Agricultural and Industrial Production and Construction
World War I - Diplomacy and Politics
World War I - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda
|Room 146 Main Library||Box 1-18|
|Room 146 Main Library||Box 19-25|
|Room 146 Main Library||Congratulatory Scroll, Class of 1914|
|Room 146 Main Library||Scrapbook 26|
Papers of Eugene Davenport (1856-1941), dean of the College of Agriculture (1895-1922), including correspondence, manuscripts, publications, photographs, notes and clippings relating to agricultural education and educators, students, the College of Agriculture's development, federal-state relations to University agricultural work, agricultural organizations, agricultural policies and production, farm life, political and economics affairs, labor and prices, world affairs and World War I, university affairs at Michigan State and Illinois, retirement, writing and publication, morality and habits, travel, Brazil, Alaska, celebrations, reminiscences and family affairs.
The papers include a 578-page autobiography, "What One Life Has Seen." Correspondents include Liberty H. Bailey, Walter C. Coffey, Lloyd C. Douglas, David Kinley, Herbert W. Mumford and John Russell.