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John C. Burtner Papers, 1926-1950View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1943-1950
The John C. Burtner Papers document Burtner's roles as Director of the Oregon State College News Bureau and Extension Service Editor and include correspondence and related materials. Burtner graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1923 and returned to the College as a faculty member in Industrial Journalism the following year. He remained at Oregon State College as a writer, editor, and head of the College News Bureau until his death in 1950.
ID: MSS Burtner
Extent: 1.35 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Arrangement
Preferred Citation: John C. Burtner Papers (MSS Burtner), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2012 by John C. Burtner's granddaughter, Shelley Wallace.
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Container List

Series 1: Oregon State College Professional Files, 1926-1950 Add to Shelf
Series I consists of correspondence and related materials arranged alphabetically by correspondent or topic. Topical highlights of miscellaneous folders are included in the folder description. The series also includes one folder of personal correspondence.
Box-Folder 1.1: John C. Burtner Personal Correspondence, 1944-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.2: Agricultural News Clippings, circa 1930 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.3: Allen's Press Clipping Bureau, 1947-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.4: American Association of Agricultural College Editors, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.5: American College Public Relations Association, 1945-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.6: Associated Press, 1946-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.7: Astoria Experiment Station, 1945 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.8: A Miscellaneous, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include Applegate Trail markers; pesticides development; Dr. W.J. VanWagtendonk; and the Vienna Boys Choir.
Box-Folder 1.9: F.L. Ballard, 1945-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.10: R.S. Besse, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.11: L.R. Breithaupt, 1945-1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.12: Business Office, 1940-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.13: Charles D. Byrne, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.14: B Miscellaneous, 1944-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include Paul-Emile Bernier; James Dryden; and the 1948 Public Relations Department policy.
Box-Folder 1.15: Civil Service, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.16: Country Gentleman, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.17: C Miscellaneous Add to Shelf
Topics include Civic Concerts; soil fumigation; subterranean clover; War Memorial; and Youth on Campus series.
Box-Folder 1.18: D Miscellaneous, 1945-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.19: E Miscellaneous, 1945-1950 Add to Shelf
Topics include Pack Essay prizes and critique of student writing.
Box-Folder 1.20: Farm Journal, 1945-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.21: Flying Farmers, 1946-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.22: 4-H Club, 1945-1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.23: F Miscellaneous, 1943-1950 Add to Shelf
Topics include Food Technology Department; OSC building construction costs; and water forecast meetings.
Box-Folder 1.24: Grange Bulletin, 1943-1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.25: G Miscellaneous, 1942-1950 Add to Shelf
Topics include Men's Garden Club of Corvallis and post-war industrial activity.
Box-Folder 1.26: Home Economics 50 Years 1889-1939, 1939 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.27: Honor System News Clippings, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.28: H Miscellaneous, 1943-1950 Add to Shelf
Topics include memorial for President Kerr; OSC adaptation under war conditions; and Professor Hyslop and ladino clover.
Box-Folder 1.29: I Miscellaneous, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Topics include subterranean clover.
Box-Folder 1.30: J Miscellaneous, 1944-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include Argentine alfalfa.
Box-Folder 1.31: Wallace L. Kadderly - KGW, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.32: K Miscellaneous, 1943-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.33: Life (Veteran's Baby Show), 1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.34: Look (Veteran's Baby Show), 1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.35: L Miscellaneous, 1945-1950 Add to Shelf
Topics include Percy P. Locey; brief overview of OSC; organization and policies of OSC Public Relations Department; Thirteenth District Relator; and Tunison Park Development.
Box-Folder 1.36: Mailing List for Weeklies, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.37: McNitt's Inc., 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.38: M Miscellaneous, 1942-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.39: Navy, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.40: N Miscellaneous, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include Oregon seed potato test plot results; OSC policies and prospects; subterranean clover; veterans in farm work; and war housing on campus.
Box-Folder 1.41: Oregon Agricultural College History and Data News Clippings, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.42: Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station First Fifty Years 1887-1937, 1937 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.43: 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.44: 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.45: Oregon Normal School, 1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.46: Oregon State College Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1948-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.47: Oregon State Employees Association, 1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.48: Oregon Trails Association, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.49: Oregonian - General, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.50: Oregonian - Loren Milliman, 1943-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.51: O Miscellaneous, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.52: 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.53: Phi Kappa Phi Committee Investments, 1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.54: Politics and Miscellaneous News Clippings, 1926-1944 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.55: President's Office, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.56: P Miscellaneous, 1943-1950 Add to Shelf
Topics include establishment of the Oregon State College Foundation and restrictions on out-of-state students.
Box-Folder 2.1: Q Miscellaneous, 1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.2: Radio - KOAC, 1943-1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.3: Radio - Oregon and Other Outside Stations, 1945-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.4: Recommendations, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.5: Requests for Information, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.6: R Miscellaneous, 1943-1950 Add to Shelf
topics includes agricultural news coverage in Oregon newspapers.
Box-Folder 2.7: Jean Scheel, 1946-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.8: Lester A. Schlup (U.S. Department of Agricultural Extension Service), 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.9: William A. Schoenfeld, 1945-1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.10: C.W. Smith and Clifford Smith, 1945-1946 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.11: State Board of Higher Education Members, 1944-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.12: S Miscellaneous, 1943-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include farm labor war food field publicity job - Fred Shideler; President's Strand's address on Dr. Spitzer and Mr. LaVallee; and Smith-Livingston Air Services courses.
Box-Folder 2.13: W.L. Teutsch, 1945-1947 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.14: T Miscellaneous, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include Turkey World.
Box-Folder 2.15: United Press, 1945-1948 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.16: U Miscellaneous, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include U.S. Department of Agricultural Extension Service.
Box-Folder 2.17: Veterans from Oregon State, undated Add to Shelf
Outstanding service records.
Box-Folder 2.18: V Miscellaneous, 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Topics include veterans leaving college.
Box-Folder 2.19: 1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.20: R.A. Work (Soil Conservation Service), 1945-1949 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.21: W Miscellaneous, 1945-1950 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.22: XYZ Miscellaneous, 1947-1950 Add to Shelf