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Arthur S. King Papers, 1931-1972

Art King monitoring experiments in a corn field near the Halsey paper mill in Linn County, Oregon, July 1972.

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MSS King

The Arthur S. King Papers consist of materials created and assembled by King in his role as Soils Extension Specialist at Oregon State University. The materials address irrigation, soils and soil testing, water use and conservation, and fertilizer application. King earned his BS (1928) and MS (1930) degrees from Oregon State Agricultural College. In 1930, he was appointed as the first full time Soils Extension Specialist at Oregon State, a position he held until his retirement in 1972.

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0.25 cubic foot; 1 box

Related Papers

The Arthur Solomon King Photographs (P 131) consists of images assembled by King. The Extension Service (RG 111) and Soil Science Department (RG 115) Records include extensive materials pertaining to soils testing and research.

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