The Frank P. McWhorter Papers document McWhorter’s research on plant diseases as a plant pathologist for the Agricultural Experiment Station at Oregon State College.
ID: MSS McWhorter
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
This collection consists of three series: Research Notebooks; Journals; and Other Research Records. The research notebooks include information on vegetable habits and gladiolus; photographs of lilies, both horticultural and viral in nature; and charts pertaining to yellow mosaic, ring spot, Western ring spot, and other types of viruses. The three Journals consist of information on viral diseases affecting peas, legumes and other crops. The third journal also includes a seed inventory list, observations on animal viruses, and accessions and observations; some of the data came from the Portland Airport area. Other research records include project reports; pea virus reports, summaries and literature reviews. Photographs and transparencies are interspersed within many of the reports and were left in place.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Frank P. McWhorter Papers (MSS McWhorter), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The collection was donated in November 1995 by Dr. Richard O. Hampton, Professor Emeritus of Botany and Plant Pathology.
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