By Archives Staff
Primary Creator: Latta, William Carroll (1850-1935)
Extent: 5.0 Cubic feet. More info below.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: MSF 218, William C. Latta papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
The Purdue Agriculturist, vol. 2, no. 1, October, 1907, pp. 3-4 [no other publication information available] The article is about Prof. J. H. Skinner succeeding Prof. W. C. Latta as Dean of the School of Agriculture, and Prof. Latta becoming head of the Farmers' Institute workers of the State.
The Country Life Movement, Latta, W. C. The Purdue Agriculturist, vol. VIII, no. 7, April, 1914, pp. 9-11.
The Farmers' Institute As A Factor In Rural Education, Latta, W. C. The Purdue Agriculturist, vol. 12, no. 5, February, 1918, pp. 278-280, 306, 308, 310-311.
Photocopy of photo of staff who have been with the University forty or more years. Featured in the photo are Professor J. C. Arthur, Dean Stanley Coulter, Dr. George Spitzer, Professor James Troop, Professor W. C. Latta, Professor W. P. Turner [No date provided.]
Program - "You are invited to attend the unveiling of the William Carroll Latta Portrait on his Eightieth Birthday" Faculty Lounge, Memorial Union Building, 4:00 p.m., March 9, 1930. The portrait was presented to Purdue University by the Alpha Lambda Chapter of the Epsilon Sigma Phi in cooperation with associates, faculty members, former students, friends and members of rural organizations with whom Professor Latta had been intimately associated for many years.
Photocopy from Purdue University, The Board of Trustees, President's Calendar, January 15, 1936, (Item 6706) noting Professor William Carroll Latta's death.
Photocopy from Purdue University, The Board of Trustees, President's Calendar, January 19, 1938, (Item 7517) in regards to publishing the History of Indiana Agriculture, written by the late Professor W. C. Latta.
Photocopy of a Google search (http://www.latta.org/Liberty%20Ship.htm) - WWII Liberty Ship honored "Father of Indiana Agriculture", Lawrence Sullivan.
A Bibliography of the More Important Publications by the Faculty of Purdue University for the Past Ten Years, also a list of bulletins published by the United States Experiment Station from December, 1884, to November, 1898. William C. Latta's publications are listed.
Back to Our Roots - Agricultures newsletter, Fall 2005. Mentions the biography of William Carroll Latta, The Grand Old Man, by Fred Whitford.
Photocopy of entries for Professor William Latta from the Index to Purdue Publications.