Charles Henry Tuck Papers

Charles Henry Tuck Papers

Collection Number: 
79
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Period: 
1939 to 1948
Finding Aid: 

Charles Henry Tuck was born April 21, 1881 in Lisbon, New York. Was educated in the Lisbon schools and graduated from Cornell University in 1906. He became the first Director of Extension Teaching at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences - Cornell University. In 1915 he went to China and worked for an agricultural development company. In 1917 the US government sent him to Siberia as head of a special State Department commission to study agricultural conditions among Russian peasants. He married Ethel Pinder in September 1921. After his retirement from the Dairymen's League in New York City he returned to Lisbon and became a farmer. He died in Lisbon, September 2, 1958. The collection consists of an article "Through Soviet Russia from Moscow to its Limit", various articles about Charles and Andrew (Charles' brother) Tuck, newspaper clippings, and wills of Andrew Tuck, Charles Tuck, and Ethel Pinder Tuck. The collection was donated to St. Lawrence University by Howard Deans in 1993.