Jackson A. Rigney Papers 1935-1981

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Creator
Rigney, J. A. (Jackson Ashcraft), 1913-1998
Size
2.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Call number
MC 00127

The Jackson A. Rigney Papers, 1935-1981, include Rigney’s curriculum vitae, master’s thesis from Iowa State University, photographs, and programs from various North Carolina State University events. The majority of the collection contains reports, papers, and publications on agriculture, international programs, and institutional building. Also included are numerous certificates, plaques, and awards he received throughout his professional career, such as an honorary doctorate and outstanding alumni award from New Mexico State University.

Jackson A. Rigney (1913-1998), a graduate of New Mexico A and M College and Iowa State University, joined the faculty of North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1938 as assistant professor in agronomy. He was appointed head of the Department of Experimental Statistics in 1949, and Dean of International Programs in 1968. He Served as interim chancellor during 1975. Rigney retired from North Carolina State University in 1981. He was the author of numerous publications and reports on agriculture and international development. In addition, he also received many awards and recognitions for his contributions to the university and to the fields of agriculture and statistics.

Biographical/historical note

Jackson A. Rigney (1913-1998), a graduate of New Mexico A&M College and Iowa State University, joined the faculty of North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1938 as assistant professor in agronomy. He was appointed head of the Department of Experimental Statistics in 1949, and Dean of International Programs in 1968. He served as interim chancellor during 1975. Rigney retired from North Carolina State University in 1981. He was the author of numerous publications and reports on agriculture and international development. In addition, he also received many awards and recognitions for his contributions to the university and to the fields of agriculture and statistics.

Scope/content

The Jackson A. Rigney Papers, 1935-1981, include Rigney’s curriculum vitae, master’s thesis from Iowa State University, photographs, and programs from various North Carolina State University events. The majority of the collection contains reports, papers, and publications on agriculture, international programs, and institutional building. Also included are numerous certificates, plaques, and awards he received throughout his professional career, such as an honorary doctorate and outstanding alumni award from New Mexico State University.

Physical description

2.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 flat boxes)

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by type of document.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Source of acquisition

No acquisition information available.

Processing information

Processed by Aaron Cusick, March 2009; finding aid created by Aaron Cusick, April 2009

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Curriculum Vitae
Box 1, Folder 1
Master's Thesis 1935
Box 1, Folder 2
Letters of Promotion 1942-1945
Box 1, Folder 3
Photographs
Box 1, Folder 4
North Carolina State University Events and Programs 1959-1981
Box 1, Folder 5
Papers and Publications (1 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 6
Papers and Publications (2 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 7
Publications: Agriculture 1942-1948
Box 1, Folder 8
Publications: Agriculture 1949-1969
Box 1, Folder 9
Publications: Building Institutions to Serve Agriculture 1968
Box 1, Folder 10
Publications: Sampling Techniques 1951
Box 1, Folder 11
Reports: Agriculture 1954-1981
Box 2, Folder 1
Reports: Good Experiments
Box 2, Folder 2
Reports: International Programs 1970-1978
Box 2, Folder 3
Reports: Institution Building 1969-1980
Box 2, Folder 4
Reports: Institution Building 1971
Box 2, Folder 5
Report: Building Institutions to Serve Agriculture: A Summary Report of the C.I.C.-A.I.D. Rural Development Research Project 1968
Box 2, Folder 6
Conference Proceedings 1969-1976
Box 2, Folder 7
Program from Chancellor Harrelson Tribute
Flat box 3, Folder 1
Awards and Certificates
Flat box 3, Folder 2
Distinguished Alumni Award Plaque 1974
Flat box 4, Folder 1
Honorary Degree Plaque 1977
Flat box 4, Folder 2
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jackson A. Rigney Papers, MC 00127, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.