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Bertha (Gerneaux) Davis and Albert Fred Woods papers


Bertha (Gerneaux) Davis and Albert Fred Woods papers
Woods, Bertha (Gerneaux) Davis and Albert Fred
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3.50 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Albert F. Woods (1866-1948), a pioneer in plant virus research, was dean of the University of Minnesota College of Agricuture from 1910 to 1917, and president of the University of Maryland from 1917 to 1926. Later he was an assistant secretary in the United States Department of Agriculture, and president of the Land Grant College Association. Woods' wife, Bertha, wrote poems and children's literature. The Woods collection consists of two distinct groupings of materials. Albert Woods' activities at the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland are documented in speeches, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Bertha Woods' poems, stories, manuscript notebooks, and scrapbooks make up the remainder of the collection.

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