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Andrew M. Soule Letter to James Maynard

Identifier: MS-0040

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In this one-page letter, Andrew M. Soule discusses his retirement from the University of Tennessee faculty as the Director and Professor of Agriculture to his friend James Maynard, a member of the University of Tennessee’s Board of Trustees. He also expresses his gratitude to Maynard, who supported Soule’s Department of Agriculture.


  • 1904 August 27

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0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)


The collection consists of a one page printed letter from Andrew M. Soule to James Maynard on August 27, 1904, discussing his sentiments about leaving the University of Tennessee faculty.

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew M. Soule (1872-1934) was the Director and Professor of Agriculture at the University of Tennessee. He was also a member of the Agricultural Experiment Station and TRACE, the Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange. It was through TRACE that Soule published many agricultural research papers and studies. After resigning from the University of Tennessee, Andrew M. Soule worked for Virginia Tech and the University of Georgia (UGA). He became a well-known agriculturalist at UGA, where he was inducted into the UGA Agricultural Hall of Fame.

James Maynard is the son of the University of Tennessee Trustee, Horace Maynard. He graduated from East Tennessee University (now the University of Tennessee) with a law degree in 1872.


This material is in one folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated by Mrs. James Maynard on May 18, 1926.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA