Frederick C. Bradford Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Bradford, Frederick Charles, 1887-
Frederick C. Bradford 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

Frederick C. Bradford was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on February 4, 1887. He received his B.S. from Harvard University in 1908 and his M.S. from the University of Maine in 1911. He worked at Oregon Agricultural College, as a high school teacher in New Hampshire, at the United States Department of Agriculture, and as an assistant professor at the University of Missouri before coming to Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) as an Associate Professor of Horticulture in 1922. He was married to Pearl Whitehouse and they had three children. He died in Glendale, Maryland on June 27, 1950.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains notes dated June, July and August 1929 and appear to be from a course in the history of horticulture. Frederick C. Bradford taught a graduate course titled "History and Literature of Horticulture" that was offered in the winter and summer of that academic year.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections September 2006

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


  • Notebooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Dennis, F. G., (Frank George), 1932-


  • Horticulture -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Horticulture Notes 1926 

F.D. 1