Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Watts, Victor M.
- Victor M. Watts Papers
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 1223
- 1 linear foot (1 box)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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George Bradley, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, donated the Victor M. Watts Papers to the Special Collections Division on October 27, 1992.
Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in November 1998.
Preferred Form of Citation
Victor M. Watts Papers (MC 1223), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Victor M. Watts, emeritus professor of horticulture and forestry, received his bachelor of science degree in 1924 from Pennsylvania State College, now Pennsylvania State University, his master of science degree in 1927 from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph.D. in 1933 from Cornell University. Watts joined the University of Arkansas in 1927 as an assistant professor of horticulture. He was named head of the department of horticulture and forestry in 1949, a position he held until his retirement in 1968. Victor M. Watts died on February 29, 1988.
Scope and Content Note
The papers consist of correspondence, a research paper, Advancing Wild Flower Conservation Among the Children of Arkansas by Victor M. Watts, two issues of the Arkansas Farm Research magazine with Watts's published articles, two photograph albums, and four group photographs from various professional conferences and meetings. The thesis, Growth and Fruiting Studies with the Tomato by Victor M. Watts was removed from these papers and cataloged in the main collection of the University of Arkansas Library.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:
|Box 1||Folder 1||
Correspondence , ca 1931-1968.
|Box 1||Folder 2||
Research paper, n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 3||
Published articles, 1955, 1958
|Box 1||Folder 4||
Group photographs, No. 1-4., n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 5||
Photograph album No. 1 (group photographs of staff and faculty members of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville)., n.d.
|Box 1||Folder 6||
Photograph album No. 2 (created by the Forestry Department of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville)., n.d.
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