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Collection Summary

Identifier

UA 53.35

Title

Phillip E. Plumart Papers

Creator

Plumart, Phillip E.

Dates

1950-1989

Extent

0.42 linear feet (1 document case)

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item. Phil Plumart Papers. UA 53.35. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

Phillip E. Plumart a professor of poultry at South Dakota State University. The collection is comprised largely of materials related to the poultry coursework of Phillip E Plumart, both as a graduate student and as a faculty member.

Biographical Note

Born May 5, 1927 in Westville, Illinois to John and Elsie (DeBarba) Plumart, Phillip “Phil” Edmond Plumart was “the proud son of a long line of coal miners descending from Belgium” who went on to serve SDSU for 28 years, where he was “Teacher of the Year” multiple times and recipient of its Outstanding Service Award in 1986 for service to students.

After serving in the US Army (1944-1947), Phillip Plumart received his B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Illinois in 1950 and is M.S. in Poultry Science from Kansas State College/University in 1952. He continued his post-graduate work at Purdue and the University of Minnesota.

On August 4, 1956, he married Darlene Rieck of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They had three children: Perry (Mary) Plumart, Larry (Donna) Plumart, and Rene (Phil Salisbury) Plumart.

From 1961-1974, Phil Plumart was an Assistant Professor at SDSU, and from 1975-1989, he was Associate Professor, retiring in 1989 as Professor Emeritus and Extension Poultry Specialist. During his tenure, he taught poultry management, advised animal science students and worked in extension services with both poultry and computers. In addition to the awards mentioned above, he received in 1983 the Distinguished Service Award from the SD Future Farmers of America for his involvement in poultry judging, as well as his automating of FFA rules and regulations. He also developed the computer program used in recording and tracking the thousands of 4-H entries at the SD State Fair. In addition, he was awarded “Poultryman of the Year” and the “Gip Nolan Award for Outstanding Community Service.” Among his many community activities, he was 13 years of the Brookings City Planning Commission and later served as a Brookings City Commissioner, where he oversaw the finances for the Swiftel Center and the expansion of the Brookings Public Library. His colleagues called him “peppy, not only because of his initials, but because of his boundless energy and enthusiasm.”

He died November 27, 2014 in Brookings, South Dakota (Thanksgiving Day).

Contents Note

The collection is comprised largely of materials related to the poultry coursework of Phillip E Plumart, both as a graduate student and as a faculty member. It also includes a copy of his Master’s Thesis.

Key Words

Plumart, Phillip E.

Container List

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Phillip E. Plumart Papers Container List. UA 53.35

BoxFolderDescriptionDate(s)
12100 Questions on Poultry Management Poultry Management Course 216, Spring Semester, 19511951
19County 4-H Member Record System, Version 2.1--User's Guide1989
16Master Thesis by Phillip E. Plumart, 1952, Poultry Department, Kansas State College: "A Comparison of the Effects of Sex-linked Early and Late Feathering on Growth and Feathering of Chicks to Twelve Weeks of Age1952
11Poultry Anatomy First Semester, 1950, Kansas State College, Instructor: Dr. McLeod and Student: Philliip E. Plumart1950
18Poultry Management AS 366 Fall Semester, 19881988
14Poultry Management Lectures Notes,Spring Semester, 19571951
13Poultry Management Problems: Commercial Flock, 625 Sexed Pullets1951
17Poultry Products 154F1954
111Poultry publicationsundated
15Program and menu for The Poultry Science Club Awards Banquet on January 14, 1952 at Thompson Hall1952
110Publications of the National 4-H Poultry Development Committee1963

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.