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Arthur W. Anderson Papers, 1949-2000

Collection Overview

Title: Arthur W. Anderson Papers, 1949-2000

Predominant Dates: 1953-1980

ID: MSS AndersonA

Primary Creator: Anderson, Arthur Wallace (1914-)

Extent: 1.7 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Arthur W. Anderson Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Professor Emeritus of Microbiology Arthur W. Anderson. The records mostly pertain to Anderson's research at OSU and several European research institutes.

Scope and Content Notes

The Arthur W. Anderson Papers contain correspondence, article reprints, studies, conference proceedings, certificates/awards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Topics of research in these records include mushrooms, food irradiation, and single-cell protein generation from straw and dairy waste.

Vitas and other biographical materials can be found in the first file folder in box 1.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Born in North Dakota in 1915, Arthur W. Anderson received his Ph. D at OSU in 1952 and began to teach here as an Assistant Professor of Microbiology a year later. Specializing in the instruction of microbiology, microbial biochemistry and industrial microbiology, Anderson retired as a full Professor in 1980. After retirement, Anderson worked as a freelance food industry consultant and researcher. Anderson's emphases in research were: pathogenic and toxigenic food microorganisms and single cell protein and enymes from straw, dairy, cannery, lumber hardboard, and paper waste.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 2 archives boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Arthur W. Anderson Papers (MSS AndersonA), 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.


Anderson, Arthur Wallace (1914-)
Fuller, Jean

People, Places, and Topics

Anderson, Arthur Wallace, 1914-
History of Science
University History

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