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Hubert J. Sloan papers

Identifier: 780

Scope and Content

This small collection contains correspondence, copies of articles and information on the Task Force for Selection of Research-Educational Institutions for Tropical American, of which Dr. Sloan was a consultant (1964).


  • Creation: 1956-1966


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Hubert J. Sloan papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Hubert J. Sloan (1903-1974)

Hubert John (Tod) Sloan was born on May 28, 1903 in Nauvoo, Illinois. He earned his B.S. (1926) and M.S. (1927) degrees from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1929. He held the following positions at the University of Minnesota over his 38 year career: professor and head of the Poultry Husbandry Department (1948-1953), director of the Agricultural Experiment Station (1953-1966), associate dean of the Institute of Agriculture and dean of the College of Agriculture. At the time of his death, on May 1, 1974, Dr. Sloan was acting dean of the Institute of Agriculture and acting deputy vice president for agriculture, forestry and home economics.


1 box (0.25 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers of H. J. Sloan, dean of the College of Agriculture at the University of Minnesota.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with detailed contents is available in University Archives.

Source of acquisition

Donated to University Archives in July 1972.

Related Materials in University Archives

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics papers

Institute of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics papers

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.

Hubert J. Sloan papers, 1956-1966
Karen Spilman
March 2005
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