MC 00194 Guide to the Lemuel Goode Papers, 1961-1972

This collection is organized by type of document and then chronologically.
Try experimental container filtering.

Experimental feature. Enter text in the search box to filter/search the container list. Please click here to tell us about your experience with this feature. Feedback

Filter/search the container list:clear No Container Results (Check for highlighting of series/subseries below.)
[Box 1, Folder 1]
[Box 1, Folder 2]
[Box 1, Folder 3]
[Box 1, Folder 4]
[Box 1, Folder 5]
[Box 1, Folder 6]
[Box 1, Folder 7]
[Box 1, Folder 8]
[Box 1, Folder 9]
[Box 1, Folder 10]
[Box 1, Folder 11]
[Box 1, Folder 12]
[Box 1, Folder 13]
[Box 1, Folder 14]
[Box 1, Folder 15]


Goode, Lemuel


0.75 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

2 archival boxes


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



Acquisitions Information

Gift of Lemuel Goode, July 1986 (accession no. 1986-0016)


Processed by: Judy Allen Dodson;machine-readable finding aid created by: Judy Allen Dodson

Scope and Content Note

The Lemuel Goode Papers contain correspondence, predominantly letters regarding Polled Dorset sheep; publications such as the Annual Foundation Polled Dorset Show and Sale (1959-1967), Esso Farm News (Spring 1957), AgriLife (Spring 1966), Extension Farm-News (April 1955), and New England Shepherd (December 1956). The collection also includes news clippings, the bulk of which relate to Goode's work developing Polled Dorset sheep. See also: The NCSU University Archives Photograph Collection, (Agricultural Extension and Research series (UA 023.007), contains photos Goode took of sheep.

Biographical Note

Lemuel Goode (1919-1995), a native of West Virginia, graduated from West Virginia University in 1942. A decorated veteran of World War II, Goode served in the Philippines as a first lieutenant in the United States Army. In 1993, Goode received the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second-highest military decoration. Goode was a professor of Animal Husbandry (animal science) at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) and internationally known for developing the Polled Dorset sheep in 1955. Goode began his career at North Carolina State College in 1947 and retired in 1986. Goode was married to Lucy Winston Goode and father of two children, daughter Candace G. Vick and son, Charles Goode.

Access to Collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 24 hours advance notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, fax, or our web form.


Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111


(919) 515-2273


(919) 513-1787

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lemuel Goode Papers, MC 194 , Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Access to Collection

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.