Guide to the John C. Snyder Papers 1933-1966
Cage 348

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Snyder, John C.
Title
John C. Snyder Papers
ID
Cage 348
Date [inclusive]
1933-1966
Extent
400.0 items.
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, drafts, research notes, photographs, publications and other papers concerning the publication of horticultural research.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 348, John C. Snyder Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

A native of Beaver City, Nebraska, John C. Snyder received his B.S. in 1929 from Ohio State. He continued his education at Iowa State receiving an M.S. in 1930 and a Ph.D. in 1932. Beginning at Washington State University in 1934 as a horticultural specialist, Dr. Snyder served in that capacity for over thirty years before his retirement in 1965. In November 1967 at the age of 67, Dr. Snyder succumbed to a heart attack. Throughout his career Dr. Snyder was an active member and officer in the Washington Horticulture Association. Dr. Snyder published many articles in popular farm and garden journals as well as writing several horticulture publications for home and industry.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of John C. Snyder represent his horticulture expertise in literary form.

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Arrangement note

The first series contains correspondence between Dr. Snyder and the editors of journals that published his manuscripts. The folders are arranged alphabetically by journal title. The second series covers a broad spectrum of horticultural topics researched by the author. Published bulletins, memoranda from fellow horticulturalists, photographs, as well as Dr. Snyder's earlier research data are included. The third series is comprised of manuscripts and publications prepared by Dr. Snyder in addition to scattered research materials. The folders of the last two series are arranged alphabetically by topic.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1978

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 John C. Snyder were donated by Mrs. Snyder to the Washington State University Libraries in May and October 1977 (77-19).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Snyder, John C. (John Chester) --Archives
  • Snyder, John C., Mrs., donor. WaPS

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture--Research--Washington (State)
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Publisher Correspondence 

Box Folder

American Fruit Grower 1950-1960   12

1 1

Better Fruit 1950-1967   42

1 2

Farm Journal 1949-1966   26

1 3

Farm Journal 1951-1964   11

1 4

Farm Journal 1961-1962   6

1 5

Goodfruit Grower 1963-1965   13

1 6

Goodfruit Grower 1966   6

1 7

Sunset 1945-1963   16

1 8

Sunset 1948-1964   12

1 9

Sunset 1949-1957   14

1 10

Western Fruit Grower 1958-1966   3

1 11

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Series 2: Research 

Box Folder

Clippings and Correspondence 1954-1965   5

2 12

Columbia Basin Frost Map undated   4

2 13

Dwarf Trees 1963   2

2 14

Freeze 1964-1964   4

2 15

Grafting undated   4

2 16

Grafting 1960-1964 

2 17

Grafting undated   4

2 18

Labor Recruiting 1965-1966   2

2 19

Mechanization 1964-1964   2

2 20

Orchard Heating 1953   2

2 21

Orchard Planning 1941-1967   12

2 22

Orchard Recovery 1966-1967   4

2 23

Photos 1964   42

2 24

Pruning Cherries 1943-1962   5

2 25

Thinning undated   1

2 26

Winter Damage 1966   2

2 27

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Series 3: Manuscripts and Publications 

Box Folder

Handbook-Pears 1944-1959 

3 28

Handbook-Agents' Suggestions 1950-1967   8

3 29

Handbook 1958-1960   15

3 30

Handbook-Cherries undated   2

3 31

Manuscripts for Publication undated   3

3 32

Manuscripts-Speech Texts 1954-1965   16

3 33

Manuscripts 1952-1964   32

3 34

Manuscripts 1954-1964   17

3 35

Manuscripts 1956-1966   19

3 36

Publications 1933-1965   10

3 37

Sabbatical Leave Report 1961-1962   3

3 38

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