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Davenport, Eugene. Correspondence


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Title: Davenport, Eugene. Correspondence, 1913-1914

Collection identifier: 583

Primary Creator: Davenport, Eugene (1856-1941)

Extent: 1.0 folder. More info below.

Subjects: Davenport, E. (Eugene), 1856-1941, Frontier and pioneer life, Medicine--practice, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Agriculture

Forms of Material: Professional papers

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Eugene Davenport, Dean of the College of Agriculture at the University of Illinois from 1895 to 1922, collected descriptions of the characteristic features of pioneer life in Illinois.

Davenport's correspondence reflects his attempts to gather accounts of early Illinois superstitions and remedies.

Professor Elmer Roberts donated this correspondence to the Survey in 1972, and used it in compiling Plants & Other Home Remedies, Signs & Superstitions of Early Illinois Settlers (1982) [IHX: 615.882 R541p].

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Davenport, E. (Eugene), 1856-1941
Frontier and pioneer life
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Agriculture

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 35 items

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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/davenport.pdf

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