Land-Grant Education Histories

Anderson, John D. A History of Aerodynamics and Its Impact on Flying Machines (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

Appl, Max. "The Haber-Bosch Process and the Development of Chemical Engineering," in Furter, Century of Chemical Engineering.

Bailey, Liberty Hyde ed. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture. New York: Macmillan, 1909.

Beardsley, Edward H. The Rise of the American Chemistry Profession: 1850-1900 (Gainesville: Univ. of Florida Press, 1964).

Blauch, Lloyd E., ed. Accreditation in Higher Education. (Washington: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1959).

Bowan, Mary Jean. "The Land-Grant Colleges and Universities in Human Resource Development," Journal of Economic History 22(1962).

Calhoun, Daniel H. The American Civil Engineer: Origins and Conflict. (Cambridge, Mass.: The Technology Press, 1960).

Calvert, Monte A. The Mechanical Engineer in America, 1830-1910. Baltimore: 1967.

Carlson, W. Bernard. "Academic Entrepreneurship and Engineering Education: Dugald C. Jackson and the MIT-GE Cooperative Engineering Course, 1907-1932, Technology and Culture 29(July 1988).

Carstensen, Vernon. "The Genesis of an Agricultural Experiment Station" Agricultural History v34 (1960: 13-20).

Caullery, Maurice. University and Scientific Life in the United States (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1922).

Cleveland, Reginald M. America Fledges Wings: The History of the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics (New York: Pitman Publishing Corp., 1942).

Conover, Milton. The Office of Experiment Stations: Its History, Activities, and Organization. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1924.

Cooper, David D. "Academic Professionalism and the Betrayal of the Land-Grant Tradition," American Behavioral Scientist 42(February 1999).

Covert, Eugene E. "Engineering Education in the '90s: Back to Basics," Aerospace America 30, no. 4 (April 1992).

Crouch, Tom. "Blaming Wilbur and Orville: The Wright Patent Suits and the Growth of American Aeronautics," in Peter Galison and Alex Roland, eds. Atmospheric Flight in the Twentieth Century (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000).

Eddy, Jr., Edward D. Colleges for Our Land and Time: The Land-Grant Idea in American Education (New York: Harper, 1957).

Elliott, Clarke A. ed., Biographical Dictionary of American Science: The Seventeenth through the Nineteenth Centuries. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1979.

Gates, Paul W. "The Morrill Act and Early Agricultural Science" Michigan History v46 (1962: 283-303).

Geiger, Roger L. To Advance Knowledge: The Growth of American Research universities, 1900-1940 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).

Geiger, Rodger L. "History of Higher Education Annual: 1998: The Land-Grant Act and American Higher Education: Contexts and Consequences"

Geiger, Rodger L. "Knowledge and Money: Research Universities and the Paradox of the Marketplace"

Geiger, Rodger L. "Research and Relevant Knowledge: American Research Universities Since World War II (Transaction Series in Higher Education)"

Geiger, Rodger L. "Iconic Leaders in Higher Education (Perspectives on the History of Higher Education Annual)"

Geiger, Rodger L. "Future of the American Public Research University (Global Perspectives on Higher Education)"

Geiger, Rodger L. "Tapping the Riches of Science: Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth"

Geiger, Rodger L. "The American College in the Nineteenth Century (Vanderbilt Issues in Higher Education)"

Grayson, Lawrence P. "A Brief History of Engineering Education," Engineering Education 67(1977).

Grayson, Lawrence P. The Making of an Engineer: An Illustrated History of Engineering Education in the United States and Canada (New York: Wiley, 1993).

Guerdon, Jean-Claude. "Conception and Institutional Obstacles to the Emergence of Unit Operations in Europe," in Furter, ed., History of Chemical Engineering (Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 1980).

Harrill, Robert W. "Evolving Curricula in the New Century: Putting Universities Back in Touch- A Prototype Program that Links the Community and Institution," Journal of College Science Teaching 29(May 2000).

Hartman, Howard L. Proceedings of the 150th Anniversary Symposium on Technology and Society: Southern Technology: Past, Present and Future, College of Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (March 1988).

Hawkins, Hugh. Banding Together: The Rise of National Associations in American Higher Education, 1887-1950. (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1929).

Hoover, Theodore Jesse., and Fish, John Charles L. The Engineering Profession (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1941).

Jackson, Dugald C. Present Status and Trends of Engineering Education in the United States (New York: ECPD, 1939).

Jaschik, Scott. "Historians Differ on Impact of Distance Education in Their Discipline," The Chronicle of Higher Education 46(January 21, 2000).

Key, Scott. "Economics or Education: The Establishment of American Land-Grant Universities," Journal of Higher Education 67(March-April 1996).

Levine, Arthur. "The Soul of a New University," Op Ed, New York Times (March 2000).

Marcus, Alan I., Agricultural Science and the Quest for Legitimacy. Farmers, Agricultural Colleges, and Experiment Stations, 1870-1890. (Ames, Iowa.: Iowa State University Press, 1986)

Marcus, Alan I. Ed, Engineering in a Land-Grant Context: The Past, Present, and Future of an Idea (W. Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2005)

Marcus, Alan I., If All the World Were Mechanics and Farmers: American Democracy and the Formative Years of Land-Grant Colleges." Ohio Valley History (5/1), Spring 2005: 23-37.

Marcus, Alan I., "Creation of the Modern Land-Grant University: Chemical Engineering, Agricultural By-Products and the Reconceptualization of Iowa Agricultural College, 1920-1940," Engineering in a Land-Grant Contest: Past Present and Future of an Idea (W. Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2005): 22-39.

Marcus, Alan I., "The Newest Knowledge of Nutrition: Wise Burroughs, DES and Modern Meat," Agricultural History 67/3 (Summer 1993): 63-82.

Marcus, Alan I., From State Chemistry to State Science: The Transformation of the Idea of the Agricultural Experiment Station, 1875-1887, in Lawrence Busch and William B. Lacey, The Agricultural Scientific Enterprise (Boulder: Westview Press, 1986), 3-12

Mairs, Thomas I. Some Pennsylvania Pioneers in Agricultural Science. State College: Pennsylvania State College, 1928.

McGivern, James G. First Hundred Years of Engineering Education in the United States (1807-1907) (Spokane, WA: Gonzaga University Press, 1960).

Plants, H.L., and Arents, C.A. "The Evolution of Engineering in Land-Grant Institutions: History of Engineering Education in the Land-Grant Movement," Proceedings of the American Association of Land-Grant Colleges and State Universities, 75th Annual Convention-Centennial Convocation, vol. 2, 1961.

Plumb, C.S. "A Biographical Sketch" Annual Report of the Missouri Botanical Garden v10 (1899:71-84).

Reynolds, Terry S. "The Education of Engineers in America before the Morrill Act of 1862," History of Education Quarterly 32(Winter 1992).

Reynolds, Terry S., and Seely, Bruce E. "Striving for Balance: A Hundred Years of the American Society for Engineering Education," Engineering Education 82 (July 1993).

Rosenberg, Charles E., "Science and Social Values in Nineteenth-Century America: A Case Study in the Growth of Scientific Institutions" in No Other Gods: On Science and American Social Thought (Baltimore: John Hopkins Univ. Press, 1976) pp. 135-52.

Ross, Earle D., Democracy's College: The Land-Grant Movement in the Formative State (Ames: Iowa State College Press, 1942; New York: Arno Press, 1976).

Rudolph, Frederick. The American College and University: A History (New York: Vintage Books, 1962).

Scott, Roy V. "Early Agricultural Education in Minnesota: The Institute Phase," Agricultural History v37 (1963: 23-24).

Scott, Roy V. The Reluctant Farmer: The Rise of Agricultural Extension to 1914 (Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1971).

Seely, Bruce. "Research Engineering and Science in American Engineering Colleges, 1900-1960." In Technology and Culture. April 1993: 344.

Thurston, Robert H. The Mechanical Engineer: His Preparation and Work; An Address to the Graduating Class of the Steven institute of Technology (New York, 1875).

Thurston, Robert. "Technical Education in the United States," Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1893).

True, Alfred Charles, A History of Agricultural Experimentation and Research in the United States, 16007-1925, U.S. Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication no. 251.

True, Alfred Charles. A History of Agricultural Extension Work in the United States 1785-1923. Washington: GPO, 1928.

Veysey, Laurence R. The Emergence of the American University (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965).

Walker, Charles L. "Origin and History of the Present Study of Engineering Education by the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education," Sibley Journal of Engineering 39(May 1925).

Westwater, J.W. "The Beginnings of Chemical Engineering in the USA," in William F. Further, ed., History of Chemical Engineering (Washington: American Chemical Society, 1980).

Wisely, William H. The American Civil Engineer, 1852-1974 (New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1974).

Mississippi State University
Exterior of Morrill Hall at Michigan State University
Morrill Hall, Michigan State University
Georgia Experiment Station