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  • All fields: Agriculture
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    • Oral history interview with W. Wayne Townsend, 2007 Oct. 25

    • Purdue University--Administration; Purdue University. Board of Trustees; Townsend, W. Wayne--Interviews;
    • W. Wayne Townsend was a member of the Purdue University Board of Trustees from 1989 to 2004 and the Vice Chair from 1993 to 2004. Townsend discusses growing up in northern Indiana on a farm which has been in the family since the mid 19th century...
    • 2007-10-25
    • Oral history interview with W. Wayne Townsend, 2007 Oct. 25

    • Purdue University--Administration; Purdue University. Board of Trustees; Townsend, W. Wayne--Interviews;
    • W. Wayne Townsend was a member of the Purdue University Board of Trustees from 1989 to 2004 and the Vice Chair from 1993 to 2004. Townsend discusses growing up in northern Indiana on a farm which has been in the family since the mid 19th century...
    • 2007-10-25
    • Oral history interview with Earl Butz, 2007 Feb. 2

    • Butz, Earl L. (Earl Lauer), 1909-2008--Interviews;Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae;Purdue University--Faculty;Purdue University. Dept. of Agricultural Economics
    • The Dean of Agriculture (1957–1967) at Purdue University recounts growing up on a farm in Northern Indiana, matriculating to Purdue and the recipient of a Bachelors in Agriculture, 1932 and the Ph.D. 1937. Tells about being head of the Department...
    • 2007-02-02
    • Oral history interview with Marion Baumgardner, 2008 Mar. 18

    • Baumgardner, Marion F., 1926- --Interviews; Purdue University--Faculty;Agronomy;Agriculturists
    • Marion Baumgardner was a faculty member in the Department of Agronomy at Purdue from 1959 to 1997. He discusses his Pioneering Research with soil. He was a Director of Indiana Soil Laboratory and Director of LARS (Laboratory For Applications of...
    • 2008-03-18
    • Oral history interview with Philip Nelson, 2008 Feb. 8

    • Nelson, Philip E.--Interviews;Purdue University--Faculty; Purdue University--Administration; Purdue University. School of Agriculture
    • Philip Nelson is a native Hoosier and the William R. Scholle Endowed Chair in Food Processing. He received his Bachelors degree and Ph.D. from Purdue. Nelson talks about the formation of the Department of Food Science in 1984 and serving as head of...
    • 2008-02-08
    • Oral history interview with Karl G. Brandt, 2009 Jan. 26

    • Brandt, Karl G.--Interviews; Biochemistry; Purdue University--Faculty; Purdue University. School of Agriculture;
    • Karl G. Brandt was born on October 15, 1938 in Texas and received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Rice University in 1960. His graduate work was done at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received his Ph.D. in 1964 in...
    • 2009-01-26
    • Oral history interview with Karl G. Brandt, 2009 Feb. 23

    • Brandt, Karl G.--Interviews; Biochemistry; Purdue University--Faculty; Purdue University. School of Agriculture;
    • Karl G. Brandt was born on October 15, 1938 in Texas and received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Rice University in 1960. His graduate work was done at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received his Ph.D. in 1964 in...
    • 2009-02-23
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Ferris, 2007 Jan. 16

    • Ferris, Virginia--Interviews;Purdue University--Faculty;Entomologists
    • The faculty member in the Department of Entomology recounts growing up in the Midwest. Attending undergraduate college in Wellesley, Massachusetts and doctoral work at Cornell University, where she received her doctorate in 1954.She came to Purdue...
    • 2007-01-16
    • Oral history interview with Teddy Andrews, 2007 Aug. 10

    • Andrews, Theodora--Interviews;Librarians;Purdue University--Faculty
    • Theodora Andrews was born in this area and graduated from West Lafayette High School in 1939. She recounts early staff members in the Library Eleanor Commack, Margaret Sullivan and Esther Schlunt. The Director was John Moriarty who replaced...
    • 2007-08-10
    • Oral history interview with Wayne Keim, 2007 Nov. 16

    • Keim, Wayne F.--Interviews;Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae; Purdue University--Faculty;World War, 1939-1945;Agronomy;Agriculturists
    • Keim is a native Hoosier and the family farm is still in the family. He recalls attending Purdue, his service in World War II, and his career path prior to coming to Purdue. At Purdue he was a faculty member in the Department of Agronomy from 1960...
    • 2007-11-16
    • Oral history interview with Averitte Corley, 2008 May 2

    • Corley, Averitte--Interviews; Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae; Purdue University--Football
    • Averitte Corley graduated from Purdue with a BS in Agriculture in 1976. He came to Purdue in the 1950s and had planned to play football as he had in high school. An injury cut his playing time short. He talks about campus life in the 1950s and...
    • 2008-05-02
    • Oral history interview with Lowell Hardin, 2007 Mar. 8

    • Hardin, Lowell Stewart, 1917- --Interviews; Purdue University--Faculty; Agriculturists
    • Professor Hardin, an Indiana native, recounts growing up near Knightstown, Indiana and is proud of his Quaker heritage. Following graduation from Purdue, he received a PhD from Cornell University. He was a member of the Department of Agricultural...
    • 2007-03-08
    • Oral history interview with Oscar Leutkemeier, 2008 Mar. 5

    • Leutkemeier, Oscar--Interviews; Purdue University--Faculty; World War, 1939-1945;Agriculturists
    • Oscar Ozzie Leutkemeier grew up in Indiana. He received a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Science in 1942 and a Masters degree in 1949 after he served in WWII. He recounts his work as superintendent of the Purdue Agronomy Farm [now Agronomy Center...
    • 2008-03-05
    • Oral history interview with Donald Powers, 2008 Apr. 28

    • Powers, Donald--Interviews;Purdue University. Board of Trustees
    • Donald Powers is a native Hoosier who received a BS in Agriculture 1957, served as a Navy Pilot in WWII and the Korean War. He talks about his professional career in Munster, Indiana. Powers was appointed to the Board of Trustees by Governor Otis...
    • 2008-04-28
    • Oral history interview with Richard Dean Freeman, 2008 Nov. 14

    • Freeman, Richard D.--Interviews; Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae; Purdue University. School of Engineering; Aeronautical engineers; Krannert Graduate School of Management; Korean War, 1950-1953;
    • Richard Dean Freeman was born in Rushville, Indiana on November 27, 1928 and grew up in West Lafayette where his father was a professor at Purdue University and later Associate Dean of Agriculture and Director of Resident Instruction. He received...
    • 2008-11-14
    • Oral history interview with Richard Dean Freeman, 2008 Dec. 5

    • Freeman, Richard D.--Interviews; Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae; Purdue University. School of Engineering; Aeronautical engineers; Krannert Graduate School of Management; Korean War, 1950-1953;
    • Richard Dean Freeman was born in Rushville, Indiana on November 27, 1928 and grew up in West Lafayette where his father was a professor at Purdue University and later Associate Dean of Agriculture and Director of Resident Instruction. He received...
    • 2008-12-05
    • Oral history interview with Ronald L. Somerville, 2008 Sep. 23

    • Somerville, Ronald L., 1935- --Interviews; Purdue University--Faculty; Purdue University. School of Agriculture; Research;
    • Ronald L. Somerville was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia on February 27, 1925 and earned a BA in 1956 from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Somerville received a Ph.D. in 1961 from the University of Michigan, Ann...
    • 2008-09-23

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