J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers

J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: McGill, J. Frank
Title: J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers
Dates: 1954-1979
Quantity: 16.0 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Coll. Number: UA03-044

Biographical/Historical Note

J. Frank McGill was the Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist stationed at the University of Georgia Coastal Plain Experiment Station in Tifton, Georgia from 1954 until 1980. In recognition of his major contributions to agriculture, J. Frank McGill was inducted into the University of Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1996.


Scope and Content Note

The collection chiefly consists of bound volumes of J. Frank McGill's correspondence and various reports (1954-1979) relating to the development of the post-war peanut industry in Georgia. The collection also contains Mr. McGill's history of his work in Georgia and around the world, From the mule to the moon: a fifty-year collection of human interest experiences about peanuts, people and places across five continents.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Agriculturists--Georgia--Tifton--Correspondence
Coastal Plain Experiment Station. -- Faculty--Correspondence
Correspondence
Peanut industry--Georgia--History
Peanuts--Research.
Reports.
University of Georgia. -- Faculty--Correspondence

General Notes

RG 5-6


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers, UA03-044, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Correspondence and reports, 1954-1956
 
Box
2Correspondence and reports, 1956-1957
 
Box
3Correspondence and reports, 1958-1959
 
Box
4Correspondence and reports, 1959-1961
 
Box
5Correspondence and reports, 1961-1963
 
Box
6Correspondence and reports, 1963-1964
 
Box
7Correspondence and reports, 1965-1966
 
Box
8Correspondence and reports, 1966-1967
 
Box
9Correspondence and reports, 1968-1969
 
Box
10Correspondence and reports, 1969-1970
 
Box
11Correspondence and reports, 1970-1971
 
Box
12Correspondence and reports, 1972-1974
 
Box
13Correspondence and reports, 1975, 1977-1978
 
Box
14Correspondence and reports, 1978-1980
 
Box
15Correspondence and reports, 1960-1963
 
Box
16Correspondence and reports, 1964-1966