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Melvin N. Westwood Papers, 1894-2005

Scope and Content Note

The Melvin N. Westwood Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Westwood and include article reprints, correspondence, course handouts, newspaper clippings, a list of publications, notes, reference materials, reports, and a self-published monograph on the foods gathered and eaten during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The papers primarily document Westwood's research on tree fruits (primarily pears, apples, prunes, and peaches) and include summary reports compiled by Westwood of fruit research done in Oregon. The reference materials collected by Westwood pertain to plant phenology and the history of horticulture in Oregon.


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