A Guide to the Albert C. and Ralph D. Gilbert Papers, undated, 1893-1896

A Guide to the Albert C. and Ralph D. Gilbert Papers

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Albert C. and Ralph D. Gilbert Papers
Creator
Gilbert, Albert C.
Creator
Gilbert, Ralph D.
Inclusive Dates
undated, 1893-1896
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Abstract
The collection contains notes taken by brothers Albert C. Gilbert and Ralph D. Gilbert while attending Storrs Agricultural College. The notes cover Agriculture, Dairy and Veterinary classes between 1893 and 1896.
Call Number
1990.0058
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Betsy Pittman. (November 2004)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Albert C. and Ralph D. Gilbert Papers. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The materials were donated in 1990.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Albert C. and Ralph D. Gilbert Papers. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Storrs Agricultural College (Conn.).
  • University of Connecticut.

Genre(s)

  • Notebooks
  • Publications

Geographic Name(s)

  • Storrs (Conn.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Gilbert, Albert C.
  • Gilbert, Ralph D.

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Biography

Albert C. Gilbert attended  Storrs Agricultural Collegebetween the years 1893 and 1897. After graduating in 1897, Albert Gilbert worked in the Storrs Experiment Station as an assistant to the Vice Director (1897-1898) and Assistant in Chemistry and Physics and Laboratory Assistant (1899-190?).

Ralph Davis Gilbert was born in  Gilead, Connecticut, 10 June 1878. He entered  Storrs Agricultural College in 1894 and graduated in 1897. Ralph attended the  Massachusetts Agricultural College for a year (1900, B.S.) before entering  Yale University, receiving his Ph.D. degree in 1904. During his professional career, Ralph Gilbert was employed at the  Connecticut Experiment Station in  New Haven, Connecticut, the laboratory of  A.D. Little in  Boston, Massachusetts, the  Bowler Fertilizer Company and the  Bowker Insecticide Company (later  Bowker Chemical Company). Mr. Gilbert was involved with the development of the Bowker Company's principal product, Pryox, and the growth of the company as a leading manufacturer of insecticides and fungicides in the U.S. Mr. Ralph Gilbert died in 1919.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains notes taken by Albert C. Gilbert and  Ralph D. Gilbert while attending  Storrs Agricultural College. The notes cover Agriculture, Dairy and Veterinary classes between 1893 and 1896.

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Related Materials

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Annual Report of the Trustees, Storrs Agricultural College (1898) Dodd Call No.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Albert C. Gilbert, undated 

BoxFolder

Agriculture, undated 

1:1

Agriculture/Dairying, undated 

1:2

Dairying/Agriculture, undated 

1:3

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Series I: Ralph D. Gilbert, undated, 1893-1896 

BoxFolder

Agriculture, 1895 

1:4

Carbon Compounds, undated 

1:5

Dairying, 1896 

1:6

Veterinary, undated 

1:7

Veterinary, v. 1, 1894 

1:8

Veterinary, v. 2, undated 

1:9

Veterinary, v. 3, undated 

1:10

Veterinary Diseases, 1893 

1:11

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