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Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) was an American botanist and cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science. Born in South Haven, Michigan, he was educated and taught at the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) before moving to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was director of the Cornell University College of Agriculture. He wrote scores of books, including scientific works, efforts to explain botany to laypeople, and a collection of poetry. Cornell has memorialized Bailey by dedicating Bailey Hall in his honor. Image File history File linksMetadata Liberty_Hyde_Bailey_1858-1954. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Liberty_Hyde_Bailey_1858-1954. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Botany is the scientific study of plant life. ... South Haven is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Michigan State University is a university in East Lansing, Michigan near the state capital of Lansing. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university in East Lansing, Michigan. ... Cornell redirects here. ... The City of Ithaca (named for the Greek island of Ithaca in Homers Odyssey) sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York State and is famous for being the location for Cornell University and Ithaca College. ... The Chinese poem Quatrain on Heavenly Mountain by Emperor Gaozong (Song Dynasty) Poetry (from the Greek , poesis, making or creating) is a form of art in which language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its ostensible meaning. ...


Bailey is credited with being instrumental in starting agricultural extension services, the 4-H movement, the nature study movement, parcel post and rural electrification. He was considered the father of rural sociology and rural journalism. The nature study movement was a popular education movement in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... Parcel post is a type of shipping. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... Electrification refers to changing a thing or system to operate using electricity. ... Social interactions of people and their consequences are the subject of sociology studies. ... Journalism is a discipline of collecting, analyzing, verifying, and presenting news regarding current events, trends, issues and people. ...

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Liberty Hyde Bailey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (158 words)
Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) was an American botanist and cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science.
Born in South Haven, Michigan, he was educated and taught at the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) before moving to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was director of the College of Agriculture.
Bailey is credited with being instrumental in starting agricultural extension services, the 4-H movement, parcel post and rural electrification.
Library of the Gray Herbarium Archives, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1185 words)
Liberty Hyde Bailey was born on a fruit farm in South Haven, Michigan, on March 15, 1858.
Bailey was appointed Dean of the faculty, Director of the College and its Experiment Station, and Professor of Rural Economy (Lawrence 31).
Bailey published a series of Carex papers between 1883 and 1900 and was a major expert in the field during that period.
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