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Admission: 1880 and 1900

September 8, 2018

  As found in The Seventh Annual Register 1880-81, Purdue University, and the Annual Catalogue 1900-01, Bulletin of Purdue University, Vol. I., March, 1901   Admission:…

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The Early Years, 1874-1900: The Students

September 8, 2018

  Just 162 students attended School of Agriculture classes for one or more years between 1874 and 1900. From 1874 to 1879, a four-year course…

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The Ice Cream Cone

September 8, 2018

  This was a special and cherished student experience! You could get one of the very best ice cream cones ever produced for five cents,…

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The Agricultural Faculty: In The Beginning

September 8, 2018

  The “Agricultural Faculty” has been the formal Purdue Agriculture legislative body for more for more than 115 years. While Professors William Carroll Latta and…

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Student Organizations: The 1940s

September 8, 2018

  School of Agriculture student organizations were active in the early and late 1940s, but very few operated during World War II.   The Early…

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The Early Years, 1874-1900: The Instructors

September 8, 2018

It was a very big challenge! When Purdue offered its first classes in September 1874, it listed a four-year course in Agriculture and Horticulture leading…

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Admission: 1960 and 1980

September 8, 2018

  Admission: 1960 Admission Requirements, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture English: 3 Units History or Social Studies: 1 Unit Algebra: 1 Unit Plane Geometry: 1…

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Admission: 1920 and 1940

September 8, 2018

  Admission: 1920 Admission Requirements, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture English: 3 Units History: 1 Unit Algebra: 1 Unit Plane Geometry: 1 Unit Science: 1…

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Student Organizations: The 1960s

September 8, 2018

  More than 20 School of Agriculture student organizations were active in the 1960s. The Purdue Agriculturist magazine published information and stories about these. Agricultural Council…

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Agriculture 1: Still Here After All Those Years

September 8, 2018

  On an unusually cold afternoon (33 degrees) on November 5, 1951, the Agricultural faculty met in the Assembly Room of Agriculture Hall. The temperature,…

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