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Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs, 1960-1975

Collection Overview

Title: Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs, 1960-1975

ID: P 177

Primary Creator: Oregon State University. Agricultural Chemistry Department

Extent: 0.0 . More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs consist of slides detailing research on radioactivity and isotopes in plants as prepared by faculty and staff in the Agricultural Chemistry Department for teaching use. The collection also depicts Virgil Freed demonstrating his research in agricultural chemistry.

Scope and Content Notes

Certain of the collection's photographs show Virgil Freed and his research in agricultural chemistry, primarily pesticide use. Formats include black and white prints; black and white camera negatives (35-mm, 120, and 4x5) and contact sheets; color slides; and color prints. Subjects include research equipment and laboratories; conferences, lectures, and demonstrations; and spraying equipment including a spray plane. Individuals shown include Virgil Freed; Roy A. Young; Hernan Lopez; and Kenneth J. Munford.

The collection also includes a black and white print of J.P. (Joseph Parke) Mehlig and President Robert MacVicar at the OSU commencement, ca. 1975.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 86 black and white glass lantern slides; 19 2x2 black and white glass slides; 2 color film slides; 2 boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Agricultural Chemistry Department Photographs (P 177), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


Oregon State University. Agricultural Chemistry Department

People, Places, and Topics

History of Science
Natural Resources
Oregon State University. Agricultural Chemistry Department

Forms of Material

Lantern slides.

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