Preliminary Guide to the Felix Entenmann Papers
MSSM.019

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Entenmann, Felix
Title
Felix Entenmann papers
ID
MSSM.019
Date [inclusive]
1948-1988
Extent
3.0 Linear feet 3 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: Ms 1989-74: 2-2-26-2; MS 1990-36: 2-5-10-3; MS 1990-47: 2-6-2-5)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Felix Entenmann was the "Program 208 Dryland Coordinator" at Washington State University, the project leader of "Areawide Soil Management Planning Program for Nonpoint Source Pollution Abatement Dryland Agriculture" with the WSU Cooperative Extension Service, and chaired the Cooperative Extension Study Council at WSU. Entenmann published the article "Growing Lentils in Washington" in 1968 and the book The Next Twenty-Five Years: An Update of Cooperative Extension, Washington State University in 1989.

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Scope and Contents note

These materials were received in multiple installments, accessioned separately as described below.

MS 1989-74: This collection contains materials from Felix Entenmann's employment with the Cooperative Extension Service at Washington State University, and as chair of the Cooperative Extension Study Council at WSU. This collection consists of professional appointment books and diaries from 1955 to 1984.

MS 1990-36: This collection contains materials from Felix Entenmann's employment with the Cooperative Extension Service at Washington State University, and as chair of the Cooperative Extension Study Council at WSU. The collection consists of research note cards, professional incoming and outgoing correspondence with WSU faculty and others connected to the Cooperative Extension Service at WSU, as well as photographs (slides) pertaining to agricultural projects and various events in eastern Washington and northern Idaho, from the 1950s to the 1980s. The collection also includes Entenmann's handwritten and typed manuscripts of his book The Next Twenty-Five Years: An Update of Cooperative Extension, Washington State University, published in 1989.

MS 1990-47: This collection contains materials from Felix Entenmann's employment with the Cooperative Extension Service at Washington State University. This collection consists of notes on soil erosion, as well as lecture notes, syllabi, and laboratory exercises for classes pertaining to soil chemistry, soil fertility, and plant pathology, from 1947 to 1959. The collection also includes copies of a soils handbook of Whitman County, a handbook of soil conservation for Eastern Washington, and a booklet for Project Life: Learning in Familiar Environments.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection received in multiple installments (MS 1989-74, MS 1990-36, MS 1990-47). 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

Felix Entenmann donated these papers in 1989 (MS 1989-74) and 1990 (MS 1990-36, MS 1990-47. The collection has not yet been processed.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Felix Entenmann Dry Land Water Quality Project Files (Cage 525) http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/finders/cg525.htm; CAHNRS and Extension Marketing and News Services Biographical Files and Slides (Archives 275) http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/finders/ua275.htm; Centennial Oral History Project (Archives 202) http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/finders/ua202.htm

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.

Personal Name(s)

  • Entenmann, Felix

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture -- Washington (State)

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