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John L. Fryer Papers, 1953-2003

John L. Fryer at home with a carved salmon sculpture, ca. 1985. An important component of the Microbiology Department for more than 30 years, Professor and alumnus John L. Fryer specialized in the study of salmon diseases
				and gained international renown for his extensive body of research.

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MSS Fryer

These papers document the career and research activities of John L. Fryer, Microbiology Professor and Department Chairman.

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11 cubic feet


The John L. Fryer Papers are organized into nine series: I. Research Projects; II. Conferences/Workshops; III. Correspondence; IV. Publications; V. Awards Records; VI. Employment Records; VII. Academic Records; VIII. Chairman's Notebooks; and IX. Photographs.

Related Papers

In addition to institutional records and photographs from the Microbiology Department (RG 191, P 117), the Archives also has papers from other microbiology faculty members Paul R. Elliker, William E. Sandine, and Arthur W. Anderson. More information on the History of the Microbiology Department can be found in the publication: Under The Microscope: One Hundred Years of Microbiology at Oregon State University, which is in the Microbiology Department records.

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