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Victor M. Watts Papers

Identifier: MC 1223

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, a research paper, Advancing Wild Flower Conservation Among the Children of Arkansas by Victor M. Watts, two issues of the Arkansas Farm Research magazine with Watts's published articles, two photograph albums, and four group photographs from various professional conferences and meetings. The thesis, Growth and Fruiting Studies with the Tomato by Victor M. Watts was removed from these papers and cataloged in the main collection of the University of Arkansas Library.


  • Creation: 1931-1968


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Victor M. Watts, emeritus professor of horticulture and forestry, received his bachelor of science degree in 1924 from Pennsylvania State College, now Pennsylvania State University, his master of science degree in 1927 from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph.D. in 1933 from Cornell University. Watts joined the University of Arkansas in 1927 as an assistant professor of horticulture. He was named head of the department of horticulture and forestry in 1949, a position he held until his retirement in 1968. Victor M. Watts died on February 29, 1988.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Acquisition Information

George Bradley, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, donated the Victor M. Watts Papers to the Special Collections Division on October 27, 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in November 1998.

Victor M. Watts Papers
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

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