Ruel N. Wright Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Wright, Ruel Norval
Ruel N. Wright papers
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Biographical Note

Ruel Norval Wright graduated from Michigan State University in 1920 with a B.S. in agriculture. He worked as a district inspector for Merchant Despatch, Inc. in Detroit, Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of a bound, typed, thesis called "The Apple and Its Culture." The thesis covers the history and botany of the apple, location and planting of an orchard, propagation, pruning, cultivation, spraying, diseases, insects, picking, packing, storing, marketing, and varieties. The volume contains a bibliography of the sources Wright used and many pasted pictures and illustrations.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 2003

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1920.

Personal Name(s)

  • Trezise, Patricia
  • Wright, Ruel Norval


  • Apples
  • Horticulture

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Thesis 1920 

F.D. 1