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 of Trustees. His contributions on the vegetable garden and the culture of vegetables are present through Wyman's Gardening Encyclopedia. Professor Snyder passed away in January 1991 at the age of 91. Typewritten note on back reads: "Grant B. Snyder. b. 1 Sept., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. B.S.A. Ontario Agric. College, 1922. Instructor in Vegetable Gardening, Mass. Agric. College, 1922-1926, Assistant Professor, 1926- . Photograph made December, 1927." "University of Massachusetts Archives" stamped on back.