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Inventory of the Edwin C. Voorhies Papers
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Description
Edwin C. Voorhies (1891-1967) served as Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of California (1925-1958) and Dean of Students and Vice-Chair of the Statewide Department of Agricultural Economics (1952-1957). His papers contain correspondence, lecture notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and materials relating to the history and planning of the University of California, Davis.
Background
Edwin Coblentz Voorhies (1891-1967) began his fifty four year career with the University of California in 1913, immediately after graduation from the University's Berkeley campus. He served on the Davis campus from 1913 to 1925 in the Department of Animal Husbandry, except for a period of service in the Army during World War I. In 1925 when the Department of Agricultural Economics was organized at Berkeley, Professor Voorhies became one of its founding members. In addition to his professorial duties on the Berkeley campus, he also served the University as Dean of Students. He served at Davis as Vice-Chairman of the Statewide Department of Agricultural Economics from 1952 to 1957, when he resumed full-time professorial duties. He retired in 1958.
Extent
5.2 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.