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Robert Larimore Pendleton reports

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030052082]
Identifier: MS-0120
Robert Larimore Pendleton (1890-1957) was a soil scientist and professor of geography at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of two bound reports: "Soils and Land Use in Peninsular Siam," by Pendleton, and Pendleton's copy of "Soil Series Bibliography," by Charles F. Shaw and Mark Baldwin. The reports span 1938-1949.

Dates

  • 1938-1949

Creator

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Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.24 Cubic Feet (1 legal half-size document box)

Biographical Note

Robert Larimore Pendleton was a soil scientist and professor of geography at Johns Hopkins University. He was born in Minneapolis, June 5, 1890. Pendleton recieved the Ph.D. from the University of California in 1917 and later studied at language school in India and China. During his early career he worked as an agriculturist in the Phillipines, China, and Siam. Pendleton's field work was mostly in areas of the Far East, and he served as soil technologist to the Ministry of Agriculture in Thailand. 1942, Pendleton returned to the US where he was employed at the Dept. of Agriculture. He was appointed to Hopkins in 1946 and retired as professor emeritus in 1955. Robert Larimore Pendleton died in Los Angeles in 1957.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two bound reports: "Soils and Land Use in Peninsular Siam," by Pendleton, and Pendleton's copy of "Soil Series Bibliography," by Charles F. Shaw and Mark Baldwin.

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