Scope and Content
Bradford, G. E. (Gordon Eric), 1929-
Title: G.E. Bradford Papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-2007
14 linear feet
Abstract: G. Eric Bradford served as Professor of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis from 1957-1993. His Papers contain
records for the sheep flocks at UC Davis and the Hopland Field Station, his publications, travel diaries, and subject files
relating to his research on sheep breeding and genetics.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-517
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Gordon Eric Bradford was born in Kingsey, Quebec on November 2, 1929. He received a BSc degree in Agriculture (1951) from
MacDonald College of McGill University, and an MS (1952) and PhD (1956) in Genetics and Animal Husbandry at the University
Bradford joined the faculty of the Department of Animal Husbandry at UC Davis in 1957. His research focused on sheep breeding
and genetics. He helped establish and served as a principal investigator in the International Small Ruminant Collaborative
Research Program from 1978 through 1996 and led the initiative that culminated in the 2006 establishment of the UC Davis Agriculture
Sustainability Institute. He retired in 1993.
Eric Bradford paased away on July 29, 2007.
Scope and Content
The collection contain records for the sheep flocks at the UC Davis and the Hopland Field Station, Bradford's publications,
talks, subject files, and travel diaries
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Sheep Records, 2. Writings by Bradford, 3. Subject Files.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Bradford, G. E. (Gordon Eric), 1929--Archives.
University of California, Davis -- Faculty -- Archives.
Hopland Field Station (Hopland, Calif.)
Sheep -- Breeding.
Animal scientists -- California -- Davis.
Collection is open for research.
Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michele Ko.
Gift of Elizabeth Bradford in 2010.
[Identification of item], G.E. Bradford Papers, D-517, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California,
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