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Record Group: 6 C
Record Sub-Group: 30
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Department of Botany; Faculty Records
Dates: 1947-1971
Volume: 6 and 5/6 cubic feet, 8.54 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Arts and Science's Department of Botany. Included in the Sub-Group are correspondence and research files principally created by Professor David B. Dunn.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:6/16/3 (A93-66; A16-25; A19-51)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Arts and Science's Department of Botany. Included in the Series are correspondence and research files principally created by Professor David B. Dunn. Topics in the Series include Lupinus research, the Atomic Energy Commission, atomic test site research, research grant proposals, the American Fern Society, the University of Missouri Herbarium, and the Missouri Academy of Sciences. Professor Dunn's curriculum vitae and copies of his MU appointment cards are also included in the Series. The Series includes numerous photographic prints and negatives related to Dunn's Lupinus research.
(6 5/6 c.f.: 6 c.f., 008921, 010221, 035912, 035913, 035914, 035915; 1/3 c.f., B3A, 7B, 3; 1/6 c.f., UMLD1; OSB, B3A, 7A, 1; OSF, B23, MC)
Note to Researcher: The Department of Botany became part of the Division of Biological Sciences in 1972. This division also includes Zoology and Genetics.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.
Series 1 was changed from C:6/16/NP to C:6/16/3 in April 2016.

Series 2. - C:6/16/2 (A14-24)
This Series contains records created and received by Professor of Botany (later Biological Science) Billy Glenn Cumbie, (1968-1969). The records consist of correspondence, press releases, printed and duplicated material including a program, and photographs pertaining to the dedication of Tucker Hall. The photographs include shots of Chancellor John Schwada, President John Weaver, Francis English, Billy Cumbie, Mrs. George (Tucker) Newsome, Helen Dowdy, John T. Middleton, and the unveiling of the portrait of C. Mitchell Tucker.
(1 FF, 725, 2, 3 Small Holdings Box 2)
Note to Researcher: Billy G. Cumbie was chairman of the Department of Botany at the time of the building dedication.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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