Maxwell J. Dorsey Papers, 1890-1966 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/12/21
Acquired: 9/1963; 11/3/1966; 1/12/1967; 4/18/1967; 4/3/1973
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
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Description: Papers of Maxwell J. Dorsey (1880-1966), professor of pomology (1926-1948), including school copybooks, maps, report card, graduation program and address (1890-1897); Michigan State debate records (1905) and Cornell doctoral thesis in pollenization (1913); reprints of articles on pomology, horticulture and the hardiness of fruit trees (51 items, 1912-1941); correspondence and business records of the American Garden Foundation (1945-1951), National Fruit Foundation (1945-1951) and National Garden Institute (1945-1949); correspondence concerning Horticulture headship (1940-41); Dial Club history (1940), correspondence (1930), programs (1929-1966) and citations (1940, 1955); correspondence, technical data on density and distribution, photographs (negatives, slides and drawings), publications and bibliography relating to Osage Orange studies; and catalogs, publications, news clippings, announcements and statistics relating to archery.