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Guide to the George Washington Carver Letter to Dana H. Johnson
MS-M041  
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Description
Collection comprises one manuscript letter, with envelope, from George Washington Carver, noted African American agricultural chemist, to Dana H. Johnson. The letter, which is friendly and informal, concerns the domestic life of Johnson. It is written on letterhead of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
Background
George Washington Carver was a noted African American agricultural chemist. Often cited as the inventor of peanut butter, Carver also served as Director of Agriculture at Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute and made important advances in agriculture. He was born near Diamond Grove, Missouri, in 1864, and died in 1943.
Extent
0.2 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.