Papers, 1924-1968

Hopkins, Andrew W., 1880-1973

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 1.0 c.f
    • 1 oversize poster
    • 119 photographs
    • 2 negatives
  • Finding Aids
    • Case file

Summary

  • Papers of Hopkins, a professor of agricultural journalism at the University of Wisconsin, including numerous articles and subject files, some correspondence, and photographs; primarily concerning the history of the state's livestock and of its agricultural journalism; the first Soo Line Livestock Special train, which Hopkins organized; the campus landscape architecture, memorials, and landmarks; some historical information on Shorewood Hills; articles on Agricultural School Dean Harry Russell; and the history of Empire Prairie in southern Columbia County--the land and its early settlers, its centennial celebration in 1957, and the land purchase and establishment of the main UW Experimental Farm in the area about 1955.
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