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Photographs of J.V.K. Wagar

Identifier: UWAG

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Material Subject Matter: CSU campus, faculty, students, research in Colorado; Material Types: Photographs, Negatives, Slides; Arrangement: Subject


  • 1910-1960


3 linear feet (Number of Boxes: 2)

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J.V.K. (John Vernon Knox) Weber began his tenure at Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1934. He was a professor in the forestry department until retiring in June 1964 after thirty years of service.

J.V.K. Wagar was born in Ohio to Vernon Wade and Unity Knox Wagar in 1898. Following service in World War I, he received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Michigan. He married Dorothy McConnell on December 27, 1924. They had two sons, James M. and J. Alan. Wagar died in Fort Collins on January 8, 1986.

The Photographs of J.V.K. Wagar consists of negatives and photographs taken by Wagar of landscapes, city scenes, animals, family, and friends. Due to the presence of potentially flammable nitrate negatives the collection is closed for researchers but will be digitized in the future.

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Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA