Frederick Morgan Haig Papers 1918-1968

Size
0.75 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MC 00162

The papers of Frederick Morgan Haig contain biographical information, North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) catalogs, publications, photographs, information on short courses in dairy production, newspaper clippings, recognition certificates, general business correspondence, and letters of congratulations on Haig's retirement in 1961.

Frederick Morgan Haig served on the faculty of North Carolina State University for 42 years as a professor of dairy husbandry. Haig was a native of Washington, D.C. He was a graduate of the University of Maryland, and served in World War I as an infantry lieutenant before joining the N.C. State faculty in 1919. Haig received an M.S. in animal husbandry from N.C. State in 1922. Haig died in 1968 at the age of seventy.

Biographical/historical 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.

Scope/content

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.

Physical description

2 archival boxes

Arrangement

This collection is organized into two series; Professional Papers and Personal Papers.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick Morgan Haig Papers, MC 00162, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

Processed by Michael Watts and Nathan Smith, 2006 June

Encoded by Michael Watts, 2006 June

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Professional Papers 1918-1962

This series contains correspondence, biographical information, newspaper clippings, North Carolina State College Catalogs, agricultural publications, information on short courses in dairy production, and photographs.

0.51 archival box

Correspondence 1942-1948
Box 1, Folder 1
N.C. State College classes and professors 1919-1958

Contains historical notes by Haig (handwritten).

Box 1, Folder 2
N.C. State College catalogs 1919-1955
Box 1, Folder 3
Dairy competition papers 1933-1947
Box 1, Folder 4
Publications and course guides 1936-1960
Box 1, Folder 5
News articles (1 of 3) 1926-1962
Box 1, Folder 6
News articles (2 of 3) 1926-1962
Box 1, Folder 7
News articles (3 of 3) 1926-1962
Box 1, Folder 8
Programs 1922-1956
Box 1, Folder 9
Agricultural journals 1940-1962
Box 1, Folder 10
Academic record and list of colleagues 1923-1946
Box 1, Folder 11
Photographs 1918-1951
Box 1, Folder 12
Personal Papers 1919-1968
Size: 0.25 linear feet

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.

2 folders

Awards and certificates of commendation 1919-1968
Box 1, Folder 13
Retirement letters 1961-1962
Box 2, Folder 1

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick Morgan Haig Papers, MC 00162, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.