R. H. Walker professional papers, 1952-1977
Scope and Contents
Contains reports on the construction, budgeting, and administration of the American University at Beirut, yearbooks, letters, speeches, publications, and minutes from Rudger H. Walker's time at University of Beirut, and other professional papers of Walker related to Brigham Young University and agriculture. Materials dated 1952 to 1977.
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Rudger Harper Walker was born on August 20, 1902, to parents W. A. Walker and Lavina Harper. He received a BS degree in agronomy from Brigham Young University in 1923. On June 6, 1923, he married Fawn Lucile Davies. He was the director of the Agricultural Experiment Station at Utah State University, and also served as a visiting faculty member at the American University at Beirut. In 1960, he was named dean of the College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences at Brigham Young University, and he served in that position until 1968. Rudger died in June 1979.
Biographical / Historical
American University of Beirut (est. 1920) is a private university in Lebanon granting degrees under the authority of the University of the State of New York.
Language of Materials
- Walker, R. H. (Rudger Harper), 1902-1979 (Person)
- American University of Beirut (contributor, Organization)
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