The Dean E. Booster Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Booster, an Agricultural Engineering professor, pertaining to research into the development of a mechanized strawberry harvester.
ID: MSS Booster
Extent: 1.3 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
Including committee records and reports from the Pacific Northwest Regional Commission and the Oregon Strawberry Council, the records in this collection consist of article reprints, conference papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, photographs, progress reports, research notes and data, and studies. Coordinated through the OSU Agricultural Experiment Station, there are Station bulletins and special reports relating to Booster's research in these records. The photographs (253 color slides; 62 BW prints, 23 color prints, 39 BW negatives) depict the testing of strawberry harvesting equipment developed by Booster, "the Clipper Harvester," as well as the cultivation and industrial processing of strawberries.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Dean E. Booster Papers (booster), Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
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