George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver (1864-1943), farmer, agricultural chemist, and educator, dedicated his life to agricultural research. Beginning in 1935, he worked for the United States Department of Agriculture as a collaborator in the Division of Plant Mycology.
The George Washington Carver Correspondence Collection contains correspondence between George Washington Carver and his friend Paul R. Miller, who was a former Agricultural Research Service scientist. There are three handwritten letters dated 1932 and 1933 from Carver to Miller, and a reply from Miller dated 1932 regarding rust specimens. A signed portrait from Carver to Miller (1938) is included.