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University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Solomon Mead, 1881-1882]

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0025

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a photocopy of the course of study published in 1882.

Dates

  • 1882

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

History

Appointed principal and professor of agriculture at the August 1881 meeting of the Board of Trustees, Solomon Mead of New Haven is described as a “practical farmer and gardener”. He oversaw the first two years of the Storrs Agricultural School, enrolling six students for the class of 1883 and eighteen for the class of 1884. He retired in 1883 and was succeeded by Dr. Armsby on an acting basis until the appointment of Benjamin F. Koons at the beginning of the winter term 1883.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Appointed principal and professor of agriculture at the August 1881 meeting of the Board of Trustees, Solomon Mead of New Haven is described as a “practical farmer and gardener”. He oversaw the first two years of the Storrs Agricultural School.

Related Material

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Title
University of Connecticut, President's Office Records [Solomon Mead, 1881-1882]
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2002 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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