Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Roy A. Young Papers, 1913-1990

Roy A. Young, Acting President of OSU, 1970. Young became assistant professor of Plant Pathology in 1948 and taught courses in plant bacterial diseases and disease control. He was head of the Botany and Plant Pathology department from 1958-1966 and served for a short term as Acting President from 1969-1970.

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These materials were generated by Roy A. Young as a faculty member and administrator at Oregon State University (1948-1976 and 1986-1990), the University of Nebraska (1976-1980), and Cornell University (1980-1986).

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Quantity

4.5 cubic feet

Arrangement

Organized into 9 series: 1. Dept. of Botany & Plant Pathology; 2. Dean of Research; 3. Acting President; 4. Vice President for Research & Graduate Studies; 5. Chancellor, University of Nebraska; 6. Professional Organizations & Activities; 7. Publications; 8. Talks and Trip Summaries; 9. Photographs. Each series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Related Papers

University records pertaining to Young's administrative positions at OSU can be found in the Botany & Plant Pathology Department Records (RG 54); Vice Provost for Research & International Programs Records (RG 170); and the President's Office Records (RG 13). The Research Office Records (RG 170) contain materials of the Governor's Science Council from the years that Young was a member.

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