Herbert Allen Tucker Papers
UA.17.278

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Tucker, Herbert Allen
Creator -
Turner, Charles W.
Title
H. Allen Tucker papers
ID
UA.17.278
Date [inclusive]
1933-2008
Extent
2.0 Cubic feet
Language
English

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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Biography

Herbert Allen Tucker was a Professor Emeritus of animal science and physiology at Michigan State University. Employed at MSU from 1962 to 2000, Tucker became the leading expert on mammary biology and lactation in dairy cattle. Tucker earned his B.S. in animal husbandry from the University of Massachusetts in 1958, and M.A and PhD from Rutgers in animal physiology in 1960 and 1963. Active in scientific research, Tucker authored 355 publications and co-authored, “Dairy Cattle: Principles, Practices, Problems, Profits,” which became the most popular college textbook for dairy science. His active work in the field earned him the Sigma Xi Research Award at MSU; MSU’s Distinguished Faculty Award; the Upjohn Physiology Award from the American Dairy Science Association; and the Casida Award for his work in graduate training. H. Allen Tucker died July 15th, 2009 in Lansing, Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

The Herbert Allen Tucker Papers consist of Dr. Allen’s personal papers, articles, lab procedures, lecture notes, awards, correspondence, photographs, and negatives.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2010

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

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

Subject(s)

  • Animal industry -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Reprints 1961-1974 

2528 1

Reprints 1974-1980 

2528 2

Reprints 1981-1986 

2528 3

Reprints 1987-1994 

2528 4

Reprints 1994-2001 

2528 5

Seminars 1982-1994 

2528 6

Lab Procedures I (review) 1966 

2528 7

Lab Procedures II. (review) 1989 

2528 8

Lab Procedures III (review) 1984 

2528 9

“The Anatomy of the Mammary Gland of Domestic and Laboratory Animals.” Turner, Charles W. 1933 

2528 10-11

“The Physiology and Biochemistry of the Mammary Gland” Turner, Charles W. 1933 

2528 12-13

Tucker Lectureship 2005-2006 

2528 12

Seminar 2005 

2528 15

ADSA/ASAS 2006 

2528 16

Sigma XI Junior Research Award 1976 

2528 17

Borden Award 1979 

2528 18

Casida Award 1987 

2528 19

Distinguished Faculty Award 1987-1988 

2528 28

Physiology and Endocrinology (See Photographs) 1983  

2528 21

Upjohn Physiology Award-ADSA (See Photographs) 1983 

2528 22

AAAS Fellowship 1996 

2528 23

Senior Sigma XI 1997 

2528 24

ADSA Fellowship 2001 

2528 25

ASAS Fellowship (See Photographs)  2002 

2528 26

Appreciation Club 2000-2005 

2529 1-2

Morrison Award 1997-2001 

2529 3

Rutgers Lifetime Achievement Award 2005-2006 

2529 4

Rutgers Distinguished Alumni Reward (See Photographs) 2003 

2529 5

MSU Job Application 1962 

2529 6

MSU Faculty Record (See Photographs) 1962-2007 

2529 7

Correspondence A-J 1980-2008 

2529 8

Correspondence K-Z 1976-2007 

2529 9

Photographs/Negatives 

Box Folder

Awards. ASAS Fellowship 2002 

2529 10

Awards. Borden Awards 1983 

2529 11

Awards. Physiology 1983 

2529 12

People. Tucker. Herbert Allen 

2529 13