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Charles L. Ingersoll papers

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Charles L. Ingersoll papers, 1880-1881 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego

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Primary Creator: Ingersoll, Charles L. (1844-)

Extent: 1.0 Folders. More info below.

Arrangement: Chronological

Subjects: Purdue University--Faculty

Forms of Material: Articles

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains 1 folder with articles by Charles Ingersoll.

Biographical Note

Charles L. Ingersoll was born in upstate New York, Ingersoll served through the Civil War and then enrolled at the State Agricultural College of Michigan where he later taught and managed the experimental farm.

He was hired by Purdue University in 1879 as the first instructor in the School of Agriculture. Professor Ingersoll was recognized as a distinguished professor of agriculture and horticulture while teaching at Purdue. Considered an agricultural expert, Ingersoll, in defining the overall purpose of land-grant higher education, unequivocally espoused the "broad gauge" view, blending agriculture, the mechanic arts, and liberal education.

Charles L. Ingersoll went on to become President of Colorado State University from 1882-1891.

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Purdue University--Faculty

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: MSF 188, Charles L. Ingersoll papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries


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