Louis Titus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0686
Collection contains campus materials reflecting Louis Titus' time as a student as well as his work at the Experiment Station, including campus invitations, ceremony programs, and memorabilia, two freshman beanies, one of which belonged to Louis' son, Robert, and drawings, correspondence, and photographs of Titus' hay bale stacker.

Dates

  • 1922-1996

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

Louis Titus graduated from the University of Nevada in 1924 with Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He worked at the Agricultural Experiment Station from 1933-1939, then a professor in the College of Agriculture until his retirement in 1960. In 1947, he designed and built the first hay bale stacker in the state of Nevada. Collection contains campus materials reflecting Louis Titus' time as a student as well as his work at the Experiment Station.

Biographical Note

Louis Titus graduated from the University of Nevada in 1924 with Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He joined the Agricultural Experiment Station in 1933, working there until 1939 when he became a professor in the College of Agriculture. He retired as a full professor in 1960. In 1947 while working as an Extension engineer, Titus designed and built the first hay bale stacker in the state of Nevada. The stacker was taken to farms throughout the state of Nevada as a model that could be constructed by ranchers out of easily obtained materials.

Arrangement

Arranged by type of material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Evelyn Titus Dearman in June 2018.
Title
Guide to the Louis Titus Papers
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
June 2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)