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Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers, 1928-1956

By Finding aid prepared by Lawrence A. Landis.

Collection Overview

Title: Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers, 1928-1956

ID: MSS Stuhr

Primary Creator: Stuhr, Ernst T. (Ernst Thedore) (1900-1980)

Extent: 0.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized into four series, most of which are arranged chronologically. Series include I. Personal Files; II. KOAC Radio Program Talks; III. Publications and Papers; and IV. Conferences.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers document Stuhr's research and writing on medicinal plants and the pharmacy profession. Stuhr served on the faculty of the Oregon State College School of Pharmacy from 1927 to 1944.

Scope and Content Notes

Personal files include personal data and a response prepared by Stuhr and others to an AAUP report on William Jasper Kerr. KOAC radio talks cover a wide range of topics intended for a lay audience. Publications and papers include journal reprints; copies of Stuhr's book, Manual of Pacific Coast Drug Plants; and copies of papers presented at meetings. Series four includes conference proceedings and programs.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Ernst Thedore Stuhr was born in 1900. He received a B.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1925 and an M.S. from the University of Florida in 1927. Stuhr served on the faculty of the Oregon State College (OSC) School of Pharmacy from 1927 to 1944 as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy (1927-1930) and Associate Professor (1930-1944) of Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy. His major area of research, medicinal plants, was reflected in the many articles that he wrote for scholarly and trade journals. In 1944, Stuhr resigned from OSC to take a position with Frank Nau Manufacturing Chemists in Portland, Oregon. He was a member of several scientific, honorary and professional societies. Stuhr died on February 12, 1980.

Administrative Information

Statement on Access: Colection is open for research.

Related Materials: Related materials can be found in the College of Pharmacy Records (RG 105), School of Pharmacy Photograph Collection (P 166), OSU Memorabilia Collection (MSS MC) file "Pharmacy, School of."

Preferred Citation: Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers (MSS Stuhr), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Other URL: A preliminary container list was created for this collection on or before Decemeber 11, 2015.


Stuhr, Ernst T. (Ernst Thedore) (1900-1980)

People, Places, and Topics

Botany, Medical.
Botany--Pacific Coast (North America)
Kerr, William Jasper, 1863-1947
KOAC (Radio station : Corvallis, Or.)
Manual of Pacific coast drug plants
Oregon State College. School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon--Corvallis.
Pharmacy colleges--Oregon--Corvallis.
Stuhr, Ernst T. (Ernst Thedore), 1900-1980

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