Gallery view

1955

Arthur P. French

Portrait of Arthur Perkins French, the first to teach genetics and plant breeding on campus. After receiving his M.S. at Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1923, he was an investigator then instructor in Pomology. He went on to become Head of the Department of Horticulture from 1948-57, retiring in 1961 after 40 years of serving the University. Professor French pas... more

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1923 June

Barnes, Lincoln Wade

Graduate School members pose outdoors

Massachusetts - Members of the Graduate School of 1923 stand with Professor Charles E. Marshall, Director of the Graduate School, after commencement ceremonies. From left: Paul Serex Jr., Mehmed Ali, Hubert W. Yount, C. Hiram Lowe, Renzy E. Flikkema, Marshall, Harlan N. Worthley, Esther Watson Tipple, Arthur P. French, Harrison M. Tietz, David Potter, Victor A. Rice. "Graduate School 1... more

University Photograph Collection

1927 Dec.

Arthur P. French

Formal portrait of Arthur Perkins French, the first to teach genetics and plant breeding on campus. Typewritten note on back reads: "b. June 20, 1895, Weymouth, Medina County, Ohio; B.S., Ohio State University, 1921; M.S., Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1923; Investigator in Pomology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921-1923; Instructor in Pomology, 1923- . Ph... more

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