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Franklin Paul Eggert was born in 1920 in Buffalo, New York. He came to the University of Maine in 1949 as extension fruit specialist and head of the horticulture department of the Agricultural Experiment Station. He was dean of the Graduate School from 1963 to 1975. He retired from the University in 1986. Franklin Paul Eggert died age 83 on October 23, 2003.

The records include the various correspondence of Eggert related to his time as chairperson of the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences including regarding horticulture research both at the University of Maine and elsewhere, professional meetings and events, various publications, and Department staffing.

Publication Date



Education, Agriculture


Agricultural Education

Size of Collection

5 boxes

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

UA RG 0011.008

Eggert (Franklin P.) Records, 1959-1993