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Harry August Schoth Papers, 1910-1970

Harry August Schoth, ca 1950s. Schoth received his B.S. in 1914 and M.S. in 1917 from the Oregon Agricultural College. Schoth was a Fellow from 1914-1916, then became an instructor in Farm Crops in 1924. Schoth worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1917-1961 and received the Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture in 1962.

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MSS Schoth

The Schoth Papers document research in cover crops (vetches and clovers), forage crops, and turf and other grasses conducted by Schoth as an agronomist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture at Oregon State College.

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Quantity

7.1 cubic feet

Arrangement

Papers are organized into 8 series: I. Correspondence; II. Research & Information; III. Dated Material; IV. Publications; V. Bulletin of the Green Section of the U.S. Golf Association; VI. Field Notebooks; VII. Maps, Plans and Charts; and VIII. Photographs. Series 1 and 2 are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by subject; series 3 and 5 are arranged chronologically; and series 6 is loosely arranged by subject.

Related Papers

Crop Science Department Records (RG 95); Agricultural Communications Photographic Collection (P 120).

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