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A Guide to the Claude H. Willoughby Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Willoughby, Claude Houston, 1875-
Title: Claude H. Willoughby Papers
Dates: 1889-1919
Abstract: Biographical material, manuscripts, a few published articles, and chronologically-arranged correspondence. The materials provide information about the early activities of the College of Agriculture, particularly relating to the dairy and range cattle industries.
Extent: 0.8 Linear feet. 2 boxes.
Identification: Ms Coll. 70
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Professor of Animal Husbandry at the University of Florida College of Agriculture (1912-1947).


Scope and Content

This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Claude H. Willoughby. It includes miscellaneous biographical material, manuscripts, a few published articles, and chronologically-arranged correspondence. Letters from farmers and ranchers provide information about the early activities of the College of Agriculture, particularly relating to the dairy and range cattle industries. Willoughby is remembered for his work in the eradication of ticks and Texas tick fever among Florida's herds. Also of interest is the correspondence surrounding the break-up of his Georgia dairy farm partnership as a comment on the business climate and ethic of the early twentieth century.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Claude H. Willoughby Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Florida.
Cattle -- Parasites -- Florida.
Dairy farming -- Georgia.
Dairying -- Research -- Florida.
Dairying -- Study and teaching -- Florida.
Ticks -- Control -- Florida.
University of Florida. Dept. of Animal Husbandry.



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