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Daniel W. Talmadge Papers

Identifier: 2007-0012

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, publications and laboratory manuals, all concerning Talmadge's interests in various aspects of poultry science.


  • undated, 1949-1976


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.


Daniel W. Talmadge was born in Cheshire, Connecticut, and received his B.S. from the University of Maryland. He completed his graduate work at the University of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania State University. Talmadge worked as a research assistant at the University of Massachusetts (1947-1949) before his employment as an instructor at the University of Connecticut (1949). Promoted to Assistant Professor in 1951 and Associate Professor in 1967, Dr. Talmadge specialized in poultry science with a focus on incubation, embryology and hatchability studies.

Dr. Talmadge retired from the University of Connecticut on 1 October 1979.


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The collection contains the research, publications and correspondence of Daniel W. Talmadge, a professor of Poultry Science at the University of Connecticut from 1949 until his retirement in 1979.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by topic and chronologically therein.

Series I: Papers (undated, 1950-1976)

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Dr. Talmadge in January 2007.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to the University, its history, administration, faculty, staff and students. See especially, the papers of Garry A. Miles. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Chicken Chatter (1962-1967) Dodd Periodicals

Daniel W. Talmadge Papers
Archives & Special Collections staff
2007 January
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Repository Details

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

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