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historical trek of the Land Grant College of Agriculture

James H. Meyer

historical trek of the Land Grant College of Agriculture

past, present and future

by James H. Meyer

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State universities and colleges -- United States -- History.,
  • Agricultural colleges -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18).

    StatementJames H. Meyer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17702720M

      The Morrill Land Grant College Act, donating public land to the States for colleges of agriculture and the mechanical arts, became law on July 2, Every State accepted the terms of the act and established one or more such ://   This book presents a comprehensive history of the development of the land comprising our diverse state, as well as the people who have contributed to its growth and progress. Since , when the first Ohioans held the constitutional convention in Chillicothe and established statehood in , to the nearly 6, government

      In , the Female College building (later Chadbourne Hall) opens. Due primarily to the efforts of President John A. Bascom, Female College closes during; , and women officially received full coeducational status. - Legislature designates the UW as the Wisconsin land-grant institution. (The Morrill Act of established the ://   The College of Agriculture begins Farmers' Institutes at the request of the State Grange. Peter J. Shields, secretary of the California State Agricultural Society, becomes interested in dairy education after discussions with William H. Saylor, a ://

      Growth and Extension. NC State was established under the auspices of the federal Morrill Act of , which allowed the U.S. government to donate federally owned land to the states for the purpose of establishing colleges that would teach “agriculture and the mechanic arts.”The brand-new school held its first classes in the fall of with 72 students, six faculty The grant became known as the Maxwell Grant when Lucien Maxwell, Beubien's son-in-law took over control of the tract in later years. The other land grant of note was a tract called the Nolan Grant that was south and east of present-day Pueblo, Colorado. This grant was also supposed to be settled and developed, but that never took ://


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meyer, James H., Historical trek of the Land Grant College of Agriculture. [S.l.: s.n., ] 2 days ago  Suggested Citation:"History and Overview of the Land Grant College System."National Research Council.

Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /   The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: A History from to (), by Roger L.

Caldwell, covers the last few decades. The full book and an abbreviated version are available for download. Manuscripts, photos and other original historical records can be researched at UA Libraries, Special :// The roots of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences go back to when Iowa established the State Agricultural College and Model Farm.

It officially opened in as the first coed land-grant in the nation. That was among many college “firsts,” including the first courses in forestry, dairying and bacteriology in the :// The Morrill Land-Grant Act of allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges in the United States.

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Inthe academy incorporated and became Corvallis College. Under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Corvallis College began offering a four-year, collegiate liberal arts curriculum in   Over the last several years, the Academic Programs Section of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC)â now known as the Association of ­Public and Land-grant Uni- The Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, which has overseen the present study, is the successor to the Board on :// Read articles about the town and the land.

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With a physical campus of over 5, acres, Texas A&M is also among the nation's largest universities. The school owes its origin to the Morrill Act, approved by the United States Congress on July 2,   Sponsored by Vermont Congressman Justin Morrill, the Morrill Act was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on July 2, Officially titled "An Act Donating Public Lands to the Several States and Territories which may provide Colleges for the Benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts," the Morrill Act provided each state w acres of Federal land for   A land grant meant that the federal government would set aside sizeable amounts of land—up to 30, acres in each state—which would then be sold, the proceeds of which would fund "the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college" in each state, although in some cases these funds would also augment the resources of an /democratizing-american-higher-education-legacy-morrill-land-grant-act.

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