Departmental Correspondence, 1903-05, 1907-68 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/7/1
Acquired: 4/17/64; 7/10/75; 3/90; 10/91; 11/95
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Departmental correspondence including letters from acting President Thomas J. Burrill and former President Andrew S. Draper to Herbert W. Mumford relating to costs of keeping Draper's horses; a 45 page letter (3/25/07) from Randolph Huntington, a horse-breeder in Rochester, NY, to Eugene V. Davenport concerning the theory, practice and history of horse breeding; files on Harry S. Grindley's Laboratory of Physiological Chemistry and its chemical study of meats and saltpeter investigations (1903, 1907, 1910-13, 1917, 1921); faculty listing (1937); certificates of the University of Illinois' membership in livestock associations (1907-35) and correspondence (1917-1968), including a signed permit giving permission to the Department of Animal Husbandry to disinter the body of Gladys Vincent for the purpose of bacteriological examination (1921).