Peter Henry Rolfs
|Peter Henry Rolfs|
|Born||April 17, 1865|
|Institutions||University of Florida|
|Alma mater||Iowa State University|
|Known for||Founding the Universidade Federal de Viçosa|
Peter Henry Rolfs (1865–1944) was a prominent Florida agronomist in the early 20th century. He directed the Florida Agriculture Experiment Station from 1905 to 1920, and from 1915 to 1920 served as the Dean of the College of Agriculture at the University of Florida. Rolfs then moved to Brazil to found the Universidade Federal de Viçosa in Viçosa, Minas Gerais.
- Biography in Portuguese at the UFV website.
- Peter Henry Rolfs collection at the University of Florida
- Peter Henry Rolfs Digital Collection with full, open access to archival materials held at the University of Florida