Hugh Potter Baker Papers, 1919-1951

RG 003/1 B35

10 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

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President of the Massachusetts State College (now UMass Amherst) from 1933-1947. Includes correspondence with college, state, and federal officials, college suppliers, and alumni; speeches and articles; reports and other papers on topics at issue during Baker's college presidency, 1933-1947, particularly the building program; biographical sketches and memorial tributes; clippings and other papers, relating to Baker's career as professor of forestry at several colleges, trade association executive, and college president.

Organization of Collection

  • Series 1. Subject Files, 1919-1951
  • Series 2. MSC Administrative Papers, 1933-1947

Collection Details




Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Hugh Potter Baker
Hugh Potter Baker