Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Frank P. McWhorter Papers, 1942-1961

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three series: Research Notebooks; Journals; and Other Research Records. The research notebooks include information on vegetable habits and gladiolus; photographs of lilies, both horticultural and viral in nature; and charts pertaining to yellow mosaic, ring spot, Western ring spot, and other types of viruses. The three Journals consist of information on viral diseases affecting peas, legumes and other crops. The third journal also includes a seed inventory list, observations on animal viruses, and accessions and observations; some of the data came from the Portland Airport area. Other research records include project reports; pea virus reports, summaries and literature reviews. Photographs and transparencies are interspersed within many of the reports and were left in place.


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