Scope and Content
True, Gordon H. (Gordon Haines), 1868-1928
Title: Gordon Haines True Papers
Date (inclusive): 1895-1954
0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Gordon Haines True (1868-1928) served as Professor of Animal Husbandry at the
University of California from 1913-1928. His papers contain correspondence, two photographs, and a scrapbook
relating to his work with livestock and the University of California.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many
are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Department of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC087
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Gordon Haines True was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin on December 14, 1868. After graduating from the University of
Wisconsin in 1894, he served at the Michigan Agricultural College, the University of Arizona, and the University
of Nevada before accepting a position at the University Farm (now the University of California, Davis) as
Professor of Animal Husbandry in 1913. He was Chairman of the Animal Husbandry Division from 1914-1926.
In 1926, True transferred to the University of California, Berkeley to teach Animal Husbandry courses there. He
passed away on June 4, 1928 in Berkeley.
Scope and Content
The Gordon Haines True Papers contain correspondence, two photographs, and a scrapbook relating to True's work
with livestock and the University of California.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public
True, Gordon H. (Gordon Haines), 1868-1928--Archives
University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
Collection is open for research.
Donated by Arnold G. Tiehm in 1990.
Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.
[Identification of item], Gordon Haines True Papers, MC087, Department of Special Collections, General Library,
University of California, Davis.
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