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Edward Kolbe Research Notebook, 1970-1978

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Edward Kolbe Research Notebook, 1970-1978

ID: MSS Kolbe

Primary Creator: Kolbe, Edward

Extent: 0.15 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Edward Kolbe Research Notebook documents Kolbe's research on fishing trawl doors as an Oregon State University Extension Engineering Specialist at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Scope and Content Notes

The Edward Kolbe Research Notebook documents Kolbe's research on fishing trawl doors conducted as part of Oregon Sea Grant's Fishing Gear and Methods Development Program. It includes correspondence between Kolbe and fishing equipment companies and other researchers; newspaper clippings and articles from trade magazines; product literature and advertisements; notes; photocopies from journals and publications; and photographs. The photographs depict trawl doors on several fishing trawlers. They are primarily b/w prints and negatives; a few color prints and negatives are also included. The notebook is organized in sections by type of trawl door (bottom, midwater or combination bottom/midwater) and includes a table of contents. R. Barry Fisher also contributed to this research.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Edward Kolbe joined the faculty of Oregon State University Sea Grant and the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station in 1974 as an Extension Engineering Specialist concentrating on fishing and aquaculture systems. Kolbe worked on a variety of projects including frozen storage of seafood and a heating process for the development of surimi. He held positions on the Corvallis campus and at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Food Innovation Center in Portland, and the Seafood Lab in Astoria. Kolbe retired in 2004.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 45 photographs; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: The notebook was transferred from the Hatfield Marine Science Center in 2009.

Related Materials: Extensive materials documenting research and extension activities in fisheries and aquaculture systems are part of the Sea Grant College Program Records (RG 201), Hatfield Marine Science Center Records (RG 194), and Agricultural Experiment Station Records (RG 025). Several of Kolbe's publications on other research topics are available online in ScholarsArchives@OSU.

Preferred Citation: Edward Kolbe Research Notebook (MSS Kolbe), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Researchc Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Kolbe, Edward
Fisher, R. Barry (1928-2001)
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Oregon State University. Sea Grant College Program.

People, Places, and Topics

Kolbe, Edward
Natural Resources
Trawls and trawling--Design and construction.
Trawls and trawling--Oregon--Equipment and supplies.
University History

Forms of Material

Film negatives.
Photographic prints.

Creative Commons License
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