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Harold J. Evans Papers, 1947-1992

Collection Overview

Title: Harold J. Evans Papers, 1947-1992


Primary Creator: Evans, Harold J.

Extent: 3.3 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Harold J. Evans Papers consist of materials relating to Evans' nitrogen fixation research.

Scope and Content Notes

This collection includes article reprints, correspondence, course materials, curriculum vitae, employment records, grant proposals, newspaper clippings, photographs, publications, and research/lecture notes. These records also document Evans' participation in conferences/workshops, receipt of awards, role as instructor, and interaction with colleagues. The photographs are primarily made up of slides (numbering about 700 in total) developed and organized for lectures, and mostly depict statistical information on charts and graphs but also include plant specimens, laboratory research, and unidentified people (fellow conference participants, family members?). In addition to portrait shots, the photographic prints and negatives in this transfer (numbering 60 and 30 respectively) depict Evans in the laboratory and at conferences. There are also images of plant specimens and Cordley Hall ductwork.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Coming to OSU in 1961, Harold J. Evans held professorships in plant physiology and biochemistry until his retirement in 1988. Specializing in the study of nitrogen fixation, Evans also served as Director of the Laboratory for Nitrogen Fixation Research.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 790 photographs; 4 archives boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Harold J. Evans Papers (MSS EvansHarold), 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.

Other URL: A preliminary container list was created for this collection on or before April 19, 2016.


Evans, Harold J.

People, Places, and Topics

Evans, Harold J.
History of Science
Hops and Brewing
Natural Resources
University History

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