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Bailey, Liberty Hydefree

Born S. Haven, Mich, 15 March 1858; s of Liberty Hyde Bailey and Sarah Harrison; m 1883, Annette Smith (d 1938); one d (and one d decd.); died 25 Dec. 1954

botanist, horticulturist, and author


Professor of Horticulture, Cornell Univ., 1888–1903; dean and dir, Coll. of Agriculture, 1903–13; Director Bailey Hortorium of Cornell University, 1935–51


Annals of Horticulture, 1889–1893 (5 vols); Manual of Cultivated Plants; The Holy Land; many books on farming, gardening, horticulture, and social problems. Editor, Rural Science Series; Rural Manual Series, Cyclopedia of American Agriculture, 4 vols, Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, 3 vols, etc


Ithaca, NY