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Inventory of the John Edward Eckert Papers
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John Edward Eckert (1895-1975) served as Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Davis from 1931-1962. The majority of his Papers contain his correspondence on subjects such as ants, bee diseases, honey marketing, and queen bees, among other topics. Also included are Eckert's writings, research materials, and some photographs on apiculture subjects.
John Edward Eckert was born on January 1, 1895 in Ohio. He received a B.S. in Agriculture (1916), an M.S. in Entomology (1917), and a PhD (1931) from Ohio State University. He began his career as an entomologist in North Carolina as a nursery inspector and then became Assistant Professor of Entomology (1919-1922) followed by Associate Professor of Entomology (1922-1924) at North Carolina State College. In 1924, Eckert became Associate Apiculturist with the United States Department of Agriculture. He was stationed first in Washington, D.C. and then in Laramie, Wyoming.
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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.
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