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J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers

J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: J. Frank McGill extension peanut agronomist papers
Creator: McGill, J. Frank
Inclusive Dates: 1954-1979
Language: English
Extent: 16 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Collection Number: UA03-044
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

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

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.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


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.

General Notes

RG 5-6


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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