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Ralph Kneeland Jones Agricultural Education Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0687-sc

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist primarily of letters in answer to Ralph Kneeland Jones's request for information about the history of agricultural education. Included are a list of trustees and dates when they were appointed [institution unknown] and a copy of pages 211-212 of "An agricultural seminary at Derby" from Orcutt & Beardsley's History of the old town of Derby, Conn. published in Springfield, Mass. in 1880. Correspondents include G.S. Yold, Wm. H. Brewer, Thomas F. Hunt, L.H. Bailey, and A.C. True.

Dates

  • 1904

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

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Biographical Note

Ralph Kneeland Jones Jr. was born in Bangor, Maine, Aug. 8, 1866, the son of Dr. Ralph Kneeland and Octavia Norris Jones. He was educated in the public schools of Bangor, entered Maine State College in the fall of 1883, graduating in the class of 1886, with the degree of Bachelor of Science from the course in chemistry. He was student assistant in the library for two years, one of the editors of the year book for two years, a founder and an editor of the Campus. After graduation he was for four years in the iron tube business in Ohio. Later he was in the employ of Theodore Metcalf Co., manufacturing chemists in Boston. In 1897 he was elected librarian at University of Maine and attended the library school at Amherst College. From 1898 to 1916 he was Corresponding Secretary of the Alumni Association. He died at Wellesley Hills, Mass. on June 9, 1917.

Extent

1 folder (7 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The papers consist primarily of letters in answer to Ralph Kneeland Jones's request for information about the history of agricultural education.

Note

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

Title
Guide to the Ralph Kneeland Jones Agricultural Education Papers
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
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Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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University of Maine
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