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James Spencer McHargue papers, circa 1920-1950, 1920

Part of James Spencer McHargue papers, circa 1920-1950

1989ua014 Guide to the James Spencer McHargue papers, circa 1920-1950Processed by Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig Special Collections 2005 Special Collections University Archives and Records Program University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Building Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13 University of Kentucky Libraries. All rights reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word. Date of source: Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Description is in English.Guide to the James Spencer McHargue papers, circa 1920-1950Contact Information Special Collections University Archives and Records Program University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Building Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13Processed by: Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Finding aid completed by: Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Encoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2007 University of Kentucky. All rights reserved. James Spencer McHargue papers, circa 1920-19501989ua014 McHargue, James Spencer0.18 cubic feet (1 box) The materials are in English. Papers of James Spencer McHargue pertaining to research and development in tobacco growing methods circa 1920-1950.University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections Collection is open to researchers by appointment. The intellectual rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 1989ua014: [identification of item], James Spencer McHargue papers, University of Kentucky Archives. McHargue, James Spencer, circa 1878-1960. University of Kentucky.Lexington (Ky.)Panama.Tobacco industry -- Kentucky -- Lexington. James Spencer McHargue was born in London, Kentucky to James and Nancy Norvell McHargue. He attended the Williamsburg Institute (Cumberland College) and graduated in 1901. He earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky in 1906 and was a student of Dr. A. M. Peter. He received his master's degree in 1913 from UK and his Ph. D. from Cornell University in 1921. James Spencer McHargue was the head of the research chemistry department at the University of Kentucky Experiment Station from 1927-1948 when he retired. He was famous for research in soil elements. The James Spencer McHargue papers include correspondence, clippings, a patent, programs, and photographs, most of which are related to J. S. McHargue's research and development in tobacco growing methods. Other photographs include scenes of Panama and soldiers. This collection is arranged by subject in folders. Related MaterialMulligan Foley family papers , 1995ua001, University of Kentucky Archives. Container List11Correspondence 1935-195812Clippings circa 1941-194813Patent, Process of treating distiller's slop 193714Programs 1935-195815Photographs (10) James Spencer McHargue papers, circa 1920-1950