Scope and Content
Hudson, Nathaniel D., 1901-1982
Title: Nathaniel D. Hudson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1928-1988
0.8 linear feet
Abstract: Nathaniel Delos Hudson (1901-1982) served as Assistant Director of the University of
California Agricultural Extension Service from 1951-1965. His Papers contain correspondence, speeches, an oral
history, and photographs relating to his work with the Agricultural Extension Service. Also included are slides
from a trip to South America that Hudson took with the California Farm Bureau Federation in January
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many
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University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-269
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Nathaniel Delos Hudson (1901-1982) graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1922 with a B.S. in
Animal Husbandry. After graduation, Hudson worked for a year as a technical assistant in the University of
California Farm Division before operating his own farm in Fresno County from 1924-1928.
He began work with the Agricultural Extension Service of the University of California as an assistant farm
advisor in 1929 in Kern County. From 1942-1950 he served as farm advisor in Fresno County. As Assistant Director
of the Extension Service from 1951-1965, Hudson was in charge of the Extension's farm and home advisors in the
San Joaquin Valley counties.
Hudson passed away on February 9, 1982.
Scope and Content
The Nathaniel Hudson Papers are 0.8 linear feet and span the years 1928-1988. The collection contains
correspondence, speeches, an oral history, and photographs relating to Hudson's work with the University of
California Agricultural Extension Service. Also included are slides from a trip to South America that Hudson
took with the California Farm Bureau Foundation in January 1965.
Arrangement of the Collection
The papers are arranged in four series: 1. Writings, 2. Correspondence, 3. Printed Materials, 4. Photographic
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public
Hudson, Nathaniel D., 1901-1982--Archives
University of California Agricultural Extension
California Farm Bureau Federation
South America--Pictorial works
Collection is open for research.
Gift of Natalie MacKenzie in 1999.
Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.
[Identification of item], Nathaniel D. Hudson Papers, D-269, Department of Special Collections, General
Library, University of California, Davis.
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