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Guide to the
Duggar Family Papers, RG 454
Listed by: DRW
Date: March 19, 1979

Date Span: 1823-1949

Scope / Content: Includes correspondence (1877-1945); newsclippings (1900-1923); and research and teaching materials including experimental data, lectures, annual reports, and financial data chiefly from J. F. Duggar's years as director of the Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station and the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. Correspondence contains letters from Hugo Black and Woodrow Wilson. Also includes correspondence of Henry Duggar, Reuben Duggar, and Daniel Duggar (d. 1837), brother of Henry. Some family correspondence contains information on Civil War conditions.

Biographical Sketch: Henry Duggar (1798-1852), formerly of Virginia, settled in Marengo County, Alabama, in 1844. His son, Reuben Henry Duggar (1837-1925), received training as a physician in Virginia and Pennsylvania and returned to Marengo County to practice medicine. John Frederick Duggar (1868-1945), son of Reuben Duggar, was a farmer, a professor of agriculture, and an administrator at Auburn University in the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service.


SERIES 1: John Frederick Duggar

SERIES 2: Henry Duggar Family Papers SERIES 3: J.F. Duggar Family Papers SERIES 4: Family Papers-R.H. Duggar SERIES 5: Publications SERIES 6: General Ledger SERIES 7: Miscellaneous

 

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