Predominant Dates: 1971-1981
The Floyd E. Bolton Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Bolton pertaining to wheat breeding, dryland agriculture, and his work on these topics in Turkey, Tunisia, and the Middle East. The Papers include article reprints and manuscripts, conference proceedings, correspondence, informational materials, project proposals, reports, and student papers. Bolton was a faculty member at Oregon State University from 1967 until 1990.
ID: MSS Bolton
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Floyd E. Bolton Papers document Bolton's research on wheat breeding and dryland agriculture and his work on agricultural development projects in Turkey and Tunisia in the late 1960s and 1970s. The Papers include article reprints and manuscripts, conference proceedings, project proposals and reports, and informational materials. Materials pertaining to wheat production and dryland agriculture in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, and Syria in addition to Turkey and Tunisia are included in the collection. Progress reports to the Oregon Wheat Commission on wheat research in Oregon are included, as well as reports from the Agricultural Experiment Station in Pendleton. Student papers from Bolton's study at Oklahoma State University are included as well as information on Joseph Danne, a self-taught plant geneticist in Oklahoma. The student papers from Oklahoma State as well as the Pendleton Experiment Station report include photographs.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Floyd E. Bolton Papers (MSS Bolton), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The Bolton Papers were transferred from the Crop and Soil Science Department in 2005.
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