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MC 00162 Guide to the Frederick Morgan Haig Papers, 1918 - 1968

This collection is organized into two series; Professional Papers and Personal Papers.
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This series contains correspondence, biographical information, newspaper clippings, North Carolina State College Catalogs, agricultural publications, information on short courses in dairy production, and photographs.
[Box 1, Folder 1] Correspondence, 1942 - 1948
[Box 1, Folder 2] N.C. State College classes and professors, 1919 - 1958
Contains historical notes by Haig (handwritten).
[Box 1, Folder 3] N.C. State College catalogs, 1919 - 1955
[Box 1, Folder 4] Dairy competition papers, 1933 - 1947
[Box 1, Folder 5] Publications and course guides, 1936 - 1960
[Box 1, Folder 6] News articles (1 of 3), 1926 - 1962
[Box 1, Folder 7] News articles (2 of 3), 1926 - 1962
[Box 1, Folder 8] News articles (3 of 3), 1926 - 1962
[Box 1, Folder 9] Programs, 1922 - 1956
[Box 1, Folder 10] Agricultural journals, 1940 - 1962
[Box 1, Folder 11] Academic record and list of colleagues, 1923 - 1946
[Box 1, Folder 12] Photographs, 1918 - 1951
This small series contains a collection of certificates of commendation and membership belonging to Professor Haig. Included are certificates of Masonic Lodge service and Alpha Zeta membership certificates. Additionally, there are letters congratulating Professor Haig on his retirement in 1961. The retirement letters have been removed from a binder.
[Box 1, Folder 13] Awards and certificates of commendation, 1919 - 1968
[Box 2, Folder 1] Retirement letters, 1961 - 1962


0.75 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

2 archival boxes


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Acquisitions Information

Gift of Mrs. Frederick Morgan Haig, 1982 November (Accession no. 1986-0026).


Processed by: Michael Watts and Nathan Smith;machine-readable finding aid created by: Michael Watts

Scope and Content Note

These papers contain material that spans over four decades of agricultural education in the state of North Carolina. Included is biographical information about Frederick Morgan Haig; North Carolina State College Catalogs (1920, 1945-1947 - copies and originals in scrapbook); publications such as "A Guide to Better Dairying," "Destruction of Riboflavin in Milk by Sunlight"" (1944), " "Extension [Farm]-News"" (September 1938, February 1962), The N.C. State Agriculturist (October 1940, May 1948 and May 1950). Also contains pamphlets about horse shows, livestock shows, and dairying; facts and information about North Carolina State University and the Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department; photographs; correspondence including letters pertaining to livestock shows and letters of congratulations on Haig's retirement; information on the short course in dairy production (1946, 1947); newspaper clippings about North Carolina State's livestock judging teams (1923, 1926, 1935, 1938) and about Frederick Morgan Haig; a poem about Haig; and certificates such as Haig's certificates from the Masons and a proclamation from Governor W. Kerr Scott pronouncing Haig a country squire.

Biographical Note

Frederick Morgan Haig served on the faculty of North Carolina State University for 42 years as a professor of dairy husbandry. At the time of his retirement in 1961 he was North Carolina State University's senior faculty member with the longest period of service in a teaching position. Haig was a native of Washington, D.C. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1918 and served in World War I as an infantry lieutenant and instructor before joining the NCSU faculty in 1919. He received an M.S. in animal husbandry from North Carolina State in 1922.

Professor Haig took an active interest in student and faculty organizations and was a principal organizer of NSCU Livestock Day. He was also a member of the Livestock Judging Fraternity, Alpha Zeta, and Pine Burr. Haig's primary research focus was concentrated on feeding dairy cattle and measuring growth in dairy cattle. He coached the diary cattle judging team, judged livestock at the state fair, and managed the college dairy herd in addition to his duties as an instructor and counselor.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick Morgan Haig Papers, MC 162, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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