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Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook, 1921-1922

Collection Overview

Title: Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook, 1921-1922

ID: MSS NelsonA

Primary Creator: Nelson, Alfie Adelene

Extent: 0.02 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook was used by Nelson in her Household Chemistry course at Oregon Agricultural College in 1921-1922.

Scope and Content Notes

Laboratory notebook used for chemistry laboratory exercies during 1921-1922. It includes procedures, sketches of apparatus, equations, results, and evaluations by instructor. Of especial note are fabric swatches from a textile dyeing exercise. These laboratory exercises were written as part of Household Chemistry courses Ch 111, 112, 113.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Alumna Alfie Nelson graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1924 with a B.S. in Home Economics. Originally from Portland, she attended OAC for 4 years from 1920-21 through 1923-24. She returned to Portland after graduation and later became known by the name of Alfie Nelson Maltby.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 volume

Preferred Citation: Alfie Nelson Laboratory Notebook (MSS NelsonA), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Nelson, Alfie Adelene

People, Places, and Topics

Chemistry--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon.
Dyes and dyeing--Chemistry.
History of Science
Home economics--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon.
Nelson, Alfie Adelene
University History

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