Inventory of the Bertram H. Crocheron Papers
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University of California, Davis
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Crocheron, B.H. (Bertram Hanford), 1882-1948
Title: Bertram H. Crocheron Papers
Date (inclusive): 1924-1948
0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Bertram H. Crocheron (1882-1948) served as the Director of the University of California Agricultural Extension Service from
1919-1948. The collection contains speeches and articles by and about Crocheron and his work with the Extension Service.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many
are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC170
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Bertram Hanford Crocheron was born on May 21, 1882, in Jersey City, New Jersey. He received his B.S. (1908) and M.S. (1909)
from Cornell University. He then served for four years as principal of the Agricultural High School in Sparks, Maryland.
In 1913, Crocheron came to the University of California to start a state-wide agricultural extension service. In 1919, he
became Director of Agricultural Extension, a position which he held until his death in Berkeley on July 8, 1948.
Mulford, Walter, Rubel, Chester W., and Woods, Baldwin M.
In Memoriam. [Berkeley, Calif. : Academic Senate], 1948.
Scope and Content
The collection contains speeches and articles by and about Crocheron.
Arrangement of the Collection
The collection is arranged into two series: Writings and About Crocheron.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public
Crocheron, B.H. (Bertram Hanford), 1882-1948--Archives
University of California Agricultural Extension Service
Agricultural extension work--California
Collection is open for research.
Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.
[Identification of item], Bertram H. Crocheron Papers, MC170, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University
of California, Davis.
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for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of
California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Scope and Content Note
Contains published and unpublished speeches and articles by Crocheron. Arranged alphabetically by title.
After Twenty-Five Years: an Appraisal
California Fights With Food
An Effective State Extension Service
An Extension Project
The Farmer and the Post-War World
The Farmers' Fight for Freedom
Fundamental Problems in Western Agriculture
The Preservation of Democracy
Six Points to Watch
To Our Friends: Letters from Asia, 1929-1930
What About the World's Food?
Scope and Content Note
Contains several articles that mention Crocheron and his work.