Preliminary Guide to the Noe Higinbotham papers
MSSM.007

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Noe Higinbotham papers
ID
MSSM.007
Date [inclusive]
1910-1981
Extent
2.5 Linear feet 1 box and 3 manuscript cases
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use. MS.1987.52: 2-2-24-5; MS.1991.23: 2-2-2-3; MS.1997.30: 2-2-2-6; MS.2008.03: 2-4-27-3)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English, French, and German.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Noe Higinbotham (1913-1980) was a Professor of Botany at Washington State University from 1948 to 1980. Dr. Higinbotham received his Bachelor's from Butler University in 1935, an additional degree from John Hopkins University in 1937, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1940. Before coming to WSU, Dr. Higinbotham served as a professor at the University of Notre Dame from 1945 to 1947. Dr. Higinbotham's research focused on algal taxonomy, plant morphology and developmental morphology, plant physiology, and ion transport. Dr. Higinbotham also served as the journal editor of Plant Physiological, published over fifty articles, and received grants from the National Science Foundation and the Atomic Energy Commission. WSU currently gives out a fellowship in Botany in Dr. Higinbotham's memory.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains professional and personal papers of Dr. Noe Higinbotham (1913-1980), a Professor of Botany at Washington State University from 1948 to 1980. The collection includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, research files, professional association files, collected printed material, photographs, diplomas, awards, and other certificates. Correspondents include Dr. Antonio Pena, Dr. Hidde B. A. Prins, Dr. Ulrich Lüttge, Dr. John Gardner, Dr. J. B. Hanson, Dr. Robert B. James, Dr. Alan Koch.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It consists of multple accessions received between 1987 and 2008: MS.1987.52, MS.1991.23, MS.1997.30, and MS.2008.03. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Betty Higinbotham and transfered from the Owen Science and Engineering Library, the Botany Department, and the Marion Owney Herbarium to Washington State University Libraries in 1987, 1991, 1997, and 2008. This is an unprocessed collection with multiple accessions.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Noe Higinbotham papers (Cage 4665)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

Personal Name(s)

  • Higinbotham, Noe, 1913-

Subject(s)

  • Botany
  • Electrophysiology of plants
  • Horticulture
  • Plant morphology

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