Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Melvin N. Westwood Papers, 1894-2005

Mel Westwood examining the abundance of normal-sized fruit on his mini-trees, ca. 1972.

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MSS Westwood

The Melvin N. Westwood Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Westwood documenting his research on tree fruits (primarily pears, apples, prunes, and peaches), plant phenology and the history of horticulture in Oregon. Westwood was a faculty member in the Oregon State University Horticulture Department and Agricultural Experiment Station from 1960 to 1983.

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0.75 cubic foot; 1 box

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The OSU Archives' collections include records of the Agricultural Experiment Station (RG 25) and the Horticulture Department (RG 187) as well as the papers of several horticulture faculty members: James R. Baggett; Arthur G.B. Bouquet; and William A. "Tex" Frazier.

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