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Eugene Starr Papers, 1911-1988View associated digital content.

Eugene Starr (1901-1988) enjoyed a widespread reputation as a distinguished scientist and engineer. A 1923 graduate of Oregon Agricultural College, he achieved international recognition for his work in the fields of electrical engineering and nuclear physics. In 1958 Starr was awarded the Department of the Interior's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, for his work with the Bonneville Power Administration. Starr's papers include personal correspondence and scientific reports, with a focus on his work in nuclear fission and the transmission of high-voltage electricity.
ID: MSS Starr
Extent: 115.0 cubic feet
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Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Description: Preliminary arrangement by Marci Simmons.
Preferred Citation: Eugene Starr Papers (MSS Starr), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: Accessioned from Dr. Eugene Starr in Fall 1987.
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