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Inventory of the Bertram H. Crocheron Papers
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  • Creator: Crocheron, B.H. (Bertram Hanford), 1882-1948
    Title: Bertram H. Crocheron Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1948
    Extent: 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.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Crocheron, B.H. (Bertram Hanford), 1882-1948--Archives
    University of California Agricultural Extension Service
    Agricultural extension work--California


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bertram H. Crocheron Papers, MC170, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission 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.