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Claude H. Willoughby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms Coll. 070

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Claude H. Willoughby. It includes miscellaneous biographical material, manuscripts, a few published articles, and chronologically-arranged correspondence. Letters from farmers and ranchers provide information about the early activities of the College of Agriculture, particularly relating to the dairy and range cattle industries. Willoughby is remembered for his work in the eradication of ticks and Texas tick fever among Florida's herds. Also of interest is the correspondence surrounding the break-up of his Georgia dairy farm partnership as a comment on the business climate and ethic of the early twentieth century.

Dates

  • 1889-1919

Creator

Access

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Biographical/Historical Note

Professor of Animal Husbandry at the University of Florida College of Agriculture (1912-1947).

Extent

0.8 Linear feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Biographical material, manuscripts, a few published articles, and chronologically-arranged correspondence. The materials provide information about the early activities of the College of Agriculture, particularly relating to the dairy and range cattle industries.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Title
A Guide to the Claude H. Willoughby Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
Date
March 2005
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755