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Clark Edwards Schultz Papers, 1900-1982

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Clark Edwards Schultz Papers, 1900-1982

Predominant Dates: 1971

ID: MSS Schultz

Primary Creator: Schultz, Clark Edwards (1893-1983)

Extent: 0.25 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Clark Edwards Schultz Papers document the life and experiences of Schultz as a child in Illinois and a student at Oregon Agricultural College from 1909 to 1912 as well as his career in agricultural inspections and shipping, primarily in California. The Papers consist primarily of autobiographical essays written by Schultz in the early 1970s.

Scope and Content Notes

The Clark Edwards Schultz Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Schultz documenting his life and experiences. The bulk of the materials are autobiographical essays about his childhood in Illinois; student years at Oregon Agricultural College and life in Corvallis; and his career in agricultural inspections and wholesale shipping in California. The papers also include letters that accompanied the essays; genealogical information about the Edwards, Schultz, Lewis, and Martin families compiled by Schultz; several newsclippings and ephemeral items including programs for the 25th anniversary celebration of Oregon Agricultural College in 1910; and photographs.

The photographs consist of several black-and-white and color prints of Schultz as a child, youth, and adult and of his family members; a color slide of grapes at his ranch in California; and several prints of the interior and exterior of the Schultz home in Corvallis.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Clark Edwards Schultz and his family moved to Corvallis in 1909 and Schultz enrolled in Oregon Agricultural College. He graduated in 1912 with a B.S. degree in agriculture. The family moved to California in 1912 and operated an orange grove. Schultz worked as an inspector of fruit and vegetable crops and in wholesale agricultural shipping at various locations throughout the U.S., but primarily in California. Schultz died in California in 1983.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 14 photographs; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: The materials were donated to the Archives by Celeste J. Van Anda in 2008.

Preferred Citation: Clark Edwards Schultz Papers (MSS Schultz), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Schultz, Clark Edwards (1893-1983)

People, Places, and Topics

College environment--Oregon--Corvallis.
Local History
Oregon Agricultural College--Students.
Schultz, Clark Edwards, 1893-1983
University History

Forms of Material

Photographic prints.
Slides (photographs).

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