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James A. Moore Papers, 1966-2000

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: James A. Moore Papers, 1966-2000

Predominant Dates: 1980-1999


Primary Creator: Moore, James A. (James Allan) (1939-)

Extent: 0.6 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The James A. Moore Papers consist of articles and publications written by Moore pertaining to animal waste management. Moore was a faculty member in the Department of Bioresource Engineering and an Extension Agricultural Engineer at Oregon State University from 1979 until his retirement in 2002.

Scope and Content Notes

The James A. Moore Papers consist of journal article reprints, contributions to conference proceedings, Oregon State University Extension Service and Experiment Station publications, and article manuscripts written by Moore pertaining to livestock waste management, water quality issues resulting from livestock grazing, and septic tanks. Several of the publications were co-authored with J. Ronald Miner.

Biographical / Historical Notes

James A. Moore joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 1979 as an Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Engineer. He was promoted to full Professor in 1985 and served as head of the Bioresource Engineering Department from 1996 until his retirement in 2002.

Moore earned his BS degree in 1962 from California State Polytechnic College, his MS in 1964 from the University of Arizona, and his Ph.D. in 1975 from the University of Minnesota.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: Transferred from the Biological and Ecological Engineeering Department in 2007.

Related Materials: The Special Collections and Archives Research Center collections include the Bioresource Engineering Department Records (RG 001) and the Bioresource Engineering Department Photograph Collection (P 106); the Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films (FV 106); as well as the papers of several agricultural engineering faculty, including the J. Ronald Miner Papers (MSS Miner), Dean E. Booster Papers (MSS Booster), and Hugh J. Hansen Papers (MSS HansenHJ).

Preferred Citation: James A. Moore Papers (MSS MooreJA), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.


Moore, James A. (James Allan) (1939-)
Miner, J. Ronald
Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station
Oregon State University. Extension Service

People, Places, and Topics

Animal waste--Management--Congresses.
Dairy farms--Waste disposal--Oregon
Land treatment of wastewater.
Livestock--Housing--Waste disposal.
Moore, James A. (James Allan), 1939-
Natural Resources
Septic tanks--Oregon.
University History
Water temperature--Oregon.

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