University of Arizona

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  1. University of Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station records

    The national Agricultural Experiment Station System was created in 1887 to promote and conduct agricultural research at land-grant institutions around the country. The research arm of the College of Agriculture, the Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:23

  2. Rah for the Engineers!

    James P. McCormick was born in 1911 and attended Northwestern University (PhD 1937). He was an English professor at Wayne State Univertsity, and, later, an administrator for Detroit Edison Company. He retired to Tucson in 1974 and accepted a position as a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:27

  3. Rueben Augustine Wilbur

      Dr. Wilbur graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1863. He moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1865, established a medical practice and homesteaded ranch lands near Arivaca, Arizona. In 1868-1869, he was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to conduct a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:31

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