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1927 Dec.

Grant B. Snyder

Formal portrait of a young Professor Grant B. Snyder. He started at Massachusetts Agricultural College as an instructor in vegetable gardening, eventually becoming Professor of Olericulture, Head of the Department of Horticulture and finally Professor Emeritus. He was actively interested in the National Junior Horticulture Foundation, Inc. as National Advisor and Chairman of the Board ... more

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Adeline E. Hicks

Portrait of Adeline E. Hicks when she resigned as Head of the Department of Physical Education at Massachusetts State College.

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Fred Coleman Sears on boat with unidentified woman

Coleman on boat, one foot on rope pile, talking to young woman seated on side of boat, ocean in background

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Philip H. Smith with bags of vegetable seeds

Philip Henry Smith of the Class of 1897, who became a Professor of Chemistry at the Hatch Experiment Station in the early 1900s, examines the tag on a bag of vegetable seeds. Each bag is labeled with a tag noting, among other things, a Date of Germination test (Jan. 1943). Professor Smith wears a lapel button bearing the initials A.R.P. Typewritten note accompanying ph... more

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Ray Ethan Torrey in classroom

Professor Ray Ethan Torrey of the Botany Department sits at a classroom laboratory table while examining a plant. A microscope and several papers with pressed specimens sit on the table while a blackboard sports diagrams along with botanic terms including 'mesarch meristeles' and 'Ectophloic Siphonostele'.

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Lovell, J. L. (John Lyman), 1825-1903

Lester W. Cornish

Matted photograph of Lester W. Cornish. It only shows the top half of him, he is wearing his Cavalry jacket buttoned up. He is slightly bald, is wearing small round eye glasses and has a dark mustache. The picture is mounted on board and says "Amherst, Mass." stamped in gold in the lower right corner. And written in gold in left lower corner of picture says "Lovell".... more

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1928 July

Henri D. Haskins

Portrait of Henri D. Haskins, Chief of Laboratory, Fertilizer Control Service, Massachusetts State College. He was born December 27, 1870 in North Amherst, MA; received a B.Sc. at Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1890; was Assistant Chemist, Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, 1890-95; was a chemist from 1908 and served the campus for almost 50 years.... more

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Adeline E. Hicks

Adeline E. Hicks is shown standing outdoors, in Tucson, Arizona, 1981, and is 92 years old. Adeline Hicks was the Founder of the Women's Physical Education Program at Massachusetts Agricultural College and an early proponent of modern dance. She resigned in 1937 after 20 years of service, and in 1949 she retired to Arizona with her husband, Curry S. Hicks, where she bec... more

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1924 May

Waugh, F. A. (Frank Albert), 1869-1943

Fred Coleman Sears

Portrait of Sears, looking at an open book, in which an illustration of grapes is visible. Back of print has summary of Sears's career, including his position as Professor of Pomology at Massachusetts Agricultural College, beginning in 1907. Date typed on back of the print is May 1924, but this is questionable, because several other prints of Sears by F.A. Waugh list th... more

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Ellsworth Barnard standing indoors, behind podium, addressing group

Candid picture of Ellsworth "Dutchy" Barnard, Instructor of English 1930-1934; Professor of English 1970-1973.

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