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Merrill, Leon S., Dr.



Dr. Leon S. Merrill was both the dean of the College of Agriculture (September 1, 1911 to September 3, 1933) and also the director of the Extension Service (October 1, 1910 to December 31, 1930). Merrill was also a food administrator for the State of Maine and U.S. food administrations (August 1917 to July 1919). In 1930, Merrill Hall which originally housed Home Economics was named in honor of Merrill. Merrill died in Bangor, Maine on September 3, 1933.

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Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Natural Sciences, Forestry, And Agriculture. College Of Agriculture (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0006-007-017
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine College of Agriculture, but there are also some maps. The record series College Of Agriculture Faculty and Executive Committees Records contain meeting minutes, correspondence regarding faculty meeting meetings, items related to the Course Committee that looked at changes to agriculture courses, and details of degree, scholarship, and faculty recommendations. Also, includes lists of College of...
Dates: 1868-1989; Majority of material found within 1900-1980