Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Paul R. Elliker Papers, 1934-1973

Scope and Content Note

Series I contains correspondence between Elliker and colleagues at Purdue and other universities, companies for which he conducted research, professional organizations and editors of scientific publications. It also includes office files and correspondence related to the Department of Microbiology generated during the time Elliker served as department chair. Series II includes curriculum materials for dairy courses, exams from dairy husbandry classes taught by Elliker, proposed lectures for a dairy technology extension course, and laboratory exercises for food bacteriology courses.

Series III consists of research records pertaining to fat hydrolysis, germicide research, and research that Elliker conducted for Klenzade Products, a Beloit, Wisconsin manufacturer of sanitation chemicals and equipment. Also included in series III is Elliker's research notes on Swiss cheese starter cultures (1934-35). Series IV contains two papers, "Practical Scientific Approach to Cream Quality Improvement," which Elliker presented to the American Butter Institute in 1946 and "The History of the Department of Microbiology", compiled by the faculty and staff of Oregon State University's Department of Microbiology. Series V contains a photograph of a Klenzade products display at a trade show.

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