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Inventory of the Paul O. Nyhus Papers
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Description
Paul O. Nyhus (1894-1981) served as Agricultural Commissioner for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The collection contains his writings related to various aspects of agricultural development in China and Argentina in the 1920's and 1930's, as well as three pieces of incoming correspondence.
Background
Paul Oden Nyhus was born on April 18, 1894 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin's College of Agriculture and served as County Agent in Waupaca County, Wisconsin and Crop Reporter in Madison, Wisconsin. In 1927, he began his career with the federal government and served in the following positions: Agricultural Commissioner for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in China (1927-1931); U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. (1931-1934); Agricultural Attache in the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires (1934-1945); and similar positions in London (1945-1952) and Ottawa from 1952 until his retirement in 1954.
Extent
0.2 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.