Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1862-1927) served as Professor of Agriculture at
the University of California, Berkeley and Dean of the College of Agriculture (now the University of California, Davis). His
Papers contain a comparative study of the agriculture of Caribbean countries and a collection of photographs depicting
agricultural methods in Jamaica, Hawaii, Haiti, Cuba, El Salvador, Panama, and Costa Rica, circa 1924-1925.
Thomas Forsyth Hunt was born in Ridott, Illinois in 1862. He received his B.A. (1884), M.A. (1892), and Ph.D. (1903) in
Agriculture from the University of Illinois. He began his career in 1885 as an assistant to the state entomologist of
Illinois. He then served as Assistant Professor of Agriculture at the University of Illinois (1886-1891); Professor of
Agriculture at Pennsylvania State College; Professor of Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture and Domestic
Science at Ohio State University (1892-1903); Professor of Agronomy at Cornell University; and Dean of the School of
Agriculture and Director of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station (1907-1912).
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