Scott, Roy Vernon

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SCOTT, Roy Vernon

SCOTT, Roy Vernon. American, b. 1927. Genres: Agriculture/Forestry, History. Career: Mississippi State University, assistant professor, 1960-62, associate professor, 1962-64, professor of History, 1964-98, Distinguished professor, 1978-98, Distinguished professor Emeritus, 1998-. Research associate, Business History Foundation, 1958-59 and 1963-64; Visiting assistant professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1959-60. Publications: The Agrarian Movement in Illinois, 1880-1896, 1962; The Reluctant Farmer: The Rise of Agricultural Extension to 1914, 1970; (with J.G. Shoalmire) The Public Career of Cully A. Cobb: A Study in Agricultural Leadership, 1973; (ed. with G.L. Robson, Jr.) Southern Agriculture since the Civil War, 1979; Railroad Development Programs in the Twentieth Century, 1985; (with R.W. Hidy and others) The Great Northern Railway: A History, 1988; Eugene B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South, 1991; (with S. Vance) Wal-Mart: A History of Sam Walton's Retail Phenomenon, 1994; (with C. Lowery) Old Main: Images of a Legend, 1995. Address: Dept. of History, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]