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Paul E. Bernier Papers, 1930-1992

A midget chicken held by Dr. Paul Bernier (right) being compared to a normal-size chicken held by Dr. George Arscott (left), July 1958. Their project had hoped to develop small chickens that could lay as many eggs on less feed than normal-sized chickens.

Information and Credits

MSS Bernier

These papers were generated and collected by Paul E. Bernier and document his research in chicken breeding and genetics. The collection contains correspondence, publications, research records, certificates, and photographs.

Biographical Note 

Scope and Content Note

Quantity

0.5 cubic feet

Arrangement

Organized into nine chronologically arranged series: I. Biographical information; II. Bibliography of Bernier's writings from 1930-1975; III. Publications; IV. Research Records; V. Histories of departmental research projects; VI. Katherine Osborn recognition materials - OSU Librarian in Science and Technology for 42 years; VII. Triad Club records; VIII. B.S. Diploma and other Certificates; and IX. Photographs.

Related Papers

Poultry Science Department Records (RG 182); several poultry-related Manuscript Collections and several poultry-related Memorabilia Collection files. Photographs of Bernier are located in Harriet's Collection #1326 & #1156; the Extension & Experiment Station Communications Photographic Collection (P120:3486 & 6016-6018); and the Experiment Station Publications Photographic Collection (P132:154-157).

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