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  1. 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 University, and, later, an administrator for Detroit Edison Company. He retired to Tucson in 1974 and accepted a position as ad ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:09

  2. Maps of Farms of the Sulphur Springs Valley, Arizona

    Plant disease survey of irrigated farms, conducted by the Plant Pathology Department of The University of Arizona College of Agriculture. Collection contains colored original maps with some accompanying text. Included materials: Maps Manuscript Subject Ar ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-10 09:35

  3. Records of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution

      The Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution was established by Volney M. Spaulding and William A. Cannon at Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Arizona, in 1903. It was sold to the U.S. Forest Service in 1940, and later to the University of Arizona in ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-21 09:11

  4. James Cameron Clark Correspondence

    Correspondence and reports relating to equipment, operation and quarters of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Arizona. Includes correspondence regarding a trip to Boulder Dam, 1936, with a group of electrical engin ...

    castanoe - 2014-11-03 17:35

  5. The Desert Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington: History and Achievements

    William Grovenor McGinnies was an arid lands ecologist, educator; University of Arizona Assistant Professor, 1927-1929, Associate Professor, 1930-1932, Acting Head of the Botany Department, 1932-1935, Director of Lab Tree Research, 1960-1964, Director of ...

    castanoe - 2014-12-23 08:02

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