Albert Alexander Banadyga Check and Newsclipping 1944 1997

Creator
Banadyga, Albert Alexander
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00207

The Albert Alexander Banadyga check and newsclipping consists of a check created on Red Cross stationery by Banadyga when he was hospitalized in Denizes, England in 1944 to recuperate from a wound. The check was written to pay his alumni dues at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University). It was honored by his bank, First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, in Burgaw, N.C. The newsclipping contains an article about Banadyga's roommate Dudley Robbins. This 1997 article talks about Robbins's experiences as a Nazi prisoner of war in 1944.

Albert Alexander Banadyga (1921 - 2000) began his professional career at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering in 1949 as the manager of the N.C. State College Experiment Station's vegetable test farm near Faison, N.C. In 1953, he became an extension horticultural specialist, placed in charge of the State College's horticultural work. In 1975, Banadyga received the Bittner Extension Award from the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS). The organization named him as a Fellow in 1978.

Biographical/historical note

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Albert Alexander Banadyga (1921 - 2000) spent most of his childhood on a vegetable farm in Burgaw, N.C. Bandagaya received bachelor's and master's degrees in horticulture from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University) in 1942 and 1949, respectively. He later received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

Banadyga began his professional career at State College in 1949 as the manager of the N.C. State College Experiment Station's vegetable test farm near Faison, N.C. In 1953, he became an extension horticultural specialist, placed in charge of the college's horticultural work. In 1975, Banadyga received the Bittner Extension Award from the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS). The organization named him as a Fellow in 1978.

Banadyga served as a unit commander of the 6th armored division during World War II, earning a Purple Heart and two Battle Stars.

Scope/content

The Albert Alexander Banadygacheck and newsclipping consist of a check created on Red Cross stationery by Banadyga when he was hospitalized in Denizes, England in 1944 to recuperate from a wound. The check was written to pay his alumni dues at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University). It was honored by his bank, First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, in Burgaw, N.C. The newsclipping contains an article about Banadyga's roommate Dudley Robbins. This 1997 article talks about Robbins's experiences as a Nazi prisoner of war in 1944.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert Alexander Banadyga Check and Newsclipping, MSS 00207, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Received from Albert Alexander Banadyga, 1992 September 29 and 1997 August.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert Alexander Banadyga Check and Newsclipping, MSS 00207, 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.