Guide to the Leonard Hegnauer Papers 1954-1963
Cage 27

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hegnauer, Leonard
Title
Leonard Hegnauer Papers
ID
Cage 27
Date [inclusive]
1954-1963
Extent
68.0 items.
General Physical Description note
2 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, phonotape, and unpublished autobiography, "Eighty-six Golden Years," concerning, in addition to personal and family history, agricultural history in the midwest and western states, agricultural practices, technology and education, and Washington State University. Miss Ella E. Clark assisted in editing the manuscripts.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 27, Leonard Hegnauer Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers consist of holographs and manuscript copies of Mr. Hegnauer's writings, principally his unpublished autobiography, Eighty-six Golden Years, which he wrote with the assistance of Ella Clark, between 1954 and 1958. The autobiography, in addition to personal and family history, includes a lengthy discussion of such matters as agricultural history in the midwest and western states, agricultural practices, technology and education, and the history of Washington State University.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1972

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

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers of Leonard Hegnauer (1872-1963), agronomist and agricultural extension worker, were donated to the Washington State University Library in 1961-1963 by Mr. Hegnauer and Miss Ella Clark.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University--Faculty

Personal Name(s)

  • Clark, Ella Elizabeth, 1896-
  • Hegnauer, Leonard, 1872-1963 --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Agricultural extension work--Washington (State)--History
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture -- Northwest, Pacific--History
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Autobiography, first draft,   holograph, 42 notebooks.

1 1-5

Autobiography, second draft, edited by Ella Clark.   manuscript, ca. 450 p.

2 6-50

Autobiography, third draft,   manuscript. ca. 500 p.

3 51-54

Autobiography, final draft, edited by Ella Clark.   manuscript, 486 p.

3 55

School days on the Missouri Prairie.   3 items. holograph and manuscript.

4 56

Agriculture of the Salt River Valley. 1959   12 p. manuscript

4 57

Autobiographical address to Wrangler's Club, Pullman. (Gift of Herman Deutsch) April 28, 1955.   Phonotape, 1 reel (7 in.) 3 3/4 i.p.s.

4 58

Correspondence, with Mary Avery and others re: disposition of manuscripts. Also obituary, May, 1963. 1961-1963   20 items.

4 59