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Paul Ritchter Papers, 1937-1972

Collection Overview

Title: Paul Ritchter Papers, 1937-1972

ID: MSS Ritchter

Primary Creator: Richter, Paul

Extent: 0.45 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Paul Ritchter Papers consist of records generated by Ritchter, an entomologist, and include article reprints, conference papers, photographs and research notes.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Born in 1910 in Illinois, Ritchter began teaching at OSU as a Professor in the Entomology Department in 1952. That same year, Ritchter was also appointed Chairman of the department, a position that he would fill until 1971. Specializing in research on white grubs, Ritchter became Professor Emeritus in 1975.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 cubic foot box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: These records were part of a larger accession of materials transferred to the University Archives from the OSU Arthropod Museum. Records from this accession have been placed into the Entomology Department Records (RG 027) and manuscript collections for Entomology Department faculty including the Paul W. Oman Papers (MSS Oman), Louis G. Gentner Papers (MSS Gentner), Herman A. Scullen Papers (MSS Scullen), Paul Ritchter Papers (MSS Ritchter), and the James McIver Papers (MSS McIver).

Preferred Citation: Paul Ritchter Papers (MSS Ritchter), 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.


Richter, Paul

People, Places, and Topics

History of Science
Natural Resources
Ritcher, Paul O.
University History

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