The James E. Oldfield Papers document Oldfield's research and professional activities in animal nutrition, especially the role of selenium in eliminating white muscle disease in sheep and other ruminants. Oldfield completed his doctorate at Oregon State College in 1951 and joined the faculty upon completion of his degree. He retired in 1985.
8.0 cubic feet, including 400 photographs; 9 boxes, including 1 oversize box
The Special Collections & Archives Research Center's holdings include the Animal Sciences Department Records (RG 189) as well as the papers of other Animal Sciences faculty David C. England and W. Dean Frischknecht. The Agricultural Experiment Station Records (RG 025) include materials pertaining the selenium research and mink nutrition research programs at Oregon State.