Guide to the Charles Jay Gould Papers 1933-1977
Cage 373

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Gould, Charles Jay
Title
Charles Jay Gould Papers
ID
Cage 373
Date [inclusive]
1933-1977
Extent
11.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
11 linear feet of shelf space. 11,790 items.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, budget data, experimental data, research notes and scientific papers on turf-grass and ornamental plant pathology.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 373, Charles Jay Gould Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Charles Jay Gould, Jr., was born on February 28, 1912 in Eaton, Ohio and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. He attended high school and college in West Virginia graduating cum laude from Marshall College (now Marshall University) in 1934. He received an M.S. in Plant Pathology from Iowa State College in 1937 where he taught botany until 1941. In 1941 he joined the staff of the Western Washington Experimental Station in Puyallup, now the Western Washington Research and Extension Center (WWREC), as an assistant plant pathologist specializing in the control of Northwest turf and bulb disease. In 1942, he received his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Iowa State College.

His significant accomplishments include organizing the first bulb growers short course in 1948, studying bulb diseases in the Netherlands as a Fulbright scholar in 1951, and organizing the first conference of turfgrass pathologists,as well as publishing nearly 350 articles dealing with various plant diseases. Dr. Gould retired from the WWREC in 1977. The following year Dr. Gould was named a Fellow in the American Phytopathological Society.

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Arrangement note

The papers are arranged in three series: Correspondence, Budget. and Experiments and Related Data. Correspondence, 1947-1977, includes General Correspondence from 1947 through 1977 restructured chronologically by year, and Other Correspondence from 1948 through 1977 arranged alphabetically by subject and/or correspondent.

Budget Data from 1935 through 1976 includes budget and funding information of the Western Washington Research and Extension Center from 1935 through 1976 arranged chronologically by year, as well as data relating to the WWREC relationship with the United States Department of Agriculture from 1954 through 1976. This material consists of budget information, correspondence, memoranda, automobile reports, greenhouse data, and time and attendance reports arranged alphabetically by subject.

Experiments and Related Data from 1933 through 1977 are divided into three sections: Turf, 1949-1977, ornamentals, 1938-1974, and Other Research and Projects, 1933-1975. Turf data is arranged by experimental species and includes Snowmold, Fusarium and Typhula (two fungi that cause snowmold in eastern Washington), Corticum, Ophiobolus, and Fairy Ring research as well as correspondence, memoranda, and reports relating to turf and turfgrass pathology arranged alphabetically. Ornamental data from 1938 through 1974 is arranged alphabetically and includes experimental research on basal rot, crown rot, and other ornamental diseases. Other Research and Projects from 1933 through 1975 includes experimental data, research, and reports arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1979

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 Dr. Charles J. Gould were donated to the Washington State University Library in November 1977 by Dr. Gould upon his retirement from the Western Washington Research and Extension Center (WWREC) in Puyallup, WA, (UA 77-33).

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Controlled Access Headings

Occupation(s)

  • Plant pathologists -- Washington (State)--Puyallup--Records and correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Gould, Charles J. --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Grasses -- Diseases and pests--Research
  • Plants, Ornamental--Diseases and pests--Research
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Correspondence 1947-1977 

General Correspondence 1947-1977 

Folder
Box Folder

 1948-1968   1,981

1 1-21

 1969-1973   1,388

2 22-39

 1974-1977   383.0 items.

3 40-43
Box Folder

Agricultural Chemicals Committee 1961-1964   73.0 items.

3 44

Chemical Companies 1970-1976   370.0 items.

3 45-48

Department Review--Plant Pathology 1973-1974   9.0 items.

3 49

Faculty Council 1971-1975   30.0 items.

3 50

Land Use 1972-1977   36.0 items.

3 51

Official 1952-1976   327.0 items.

3 52-56

Personal Material, Biography 1975-1977   10.0 items.

4 57

Plant Science Building 1948-1969   28.0 items.

4 58

John F. Schafer, Chairman, Plant Pathology Dept. 1973-1977   26.0 items.

4 59

C. Gardner Shaw, Chairman, Plant Pathology Dept. 1965-1971   53.0 items.

4 60

Spray Conference, Portland 1973   9.0 items.

4 61

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Series 2: Budget 1935-1976 

Box Folder

Western Washington Research and Extension Center 1935-1976   871.0 items.

4 62-88

United States Department of Agriculture 1954-1976 

Box Folder

Budget and Funds 1955-1976   646.0 items.

5 89-104

Automobile 1954-1973   200.0 items.

5 105-106

Correspondence 1955-1966   149.0 items.

5 107-109

Greenhouse 1965-1973   33.0 items.

5 110

Time and Attendance Reports 1957   28.0 items.

5 111

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Series 3: Experiments and Related Data 1933-1977 

Turf 1949-1977 

Box Folder

Snowmold 1972-1977   184.0 items.

6 112-127

Fusarium 1955-1970 

Box Folder

 1955-1970   447

6 128-146

 1969-1976   230

7 147-155
Box Folder

Typhula 1972-1977   77.0 items.

7 156-165

Corticum 1957-1975   112.0 items.

7 166-173

Ophiobolus 1961 1974   156.0 items.

7 173-180

Fairy Ring 1949-1955   285.0 items.

7 181-186

Correspondence 1955-1977   40.0 items.

7 187-188

Charts 1967   9.0 items.

8 189

Disease, General Survey 1962-1963   75.0 items.

8 190-191

Effect of Different Light Types on Growth 1960   9.0 items.

8 192

Experimental Data, General 1955-1959   35.0 items.

8 193

International Turfgrass Society, Annual Meeting 1973-1974   10.0 items.

8 194

Northwest Turf Association 1958-1973   181.0 items.

8 195-197

Pathologists Newsletter, Meetings 1968-1976   70.0 items.

8 198

Plastichouse 1959-1960   46.0 items.

8 199

Slide Collection, Agronomy 1973-1976   6.0 items.

8 200

Summaries, Fungicidal 1970-1974   55.0 items.

8 201

United States Golf Association 1972-1977   50.0 items.

8 202

Western Regional Coordinating Committee 1972-1976   52.0 items.

8 203

Ornamentals 1938-1974 

Box Folder

Basal Rot 1941-1969   750.0 items.

8 204-211

Black Rot, Iris 1947-1974   60.0 items.

9 212-213

Botrytis Diseases, Paper undated   50.0 items.

9 214

Bulbs 1966-1969   85.0 items.

9 215

Bulb Growers Short Course 1955-1957   20.0 items.

9 216

Crown Rot 1945-1969   420.0 items.

9 217-222

Iris Data 1959   225.0 items.

9 223-224

Lily Rot, Dips 1947   60.0 items.

9 225

Tulip Disease 1947-1974   100.0 items.

9 226
Box Folder

Apple--Blue Mold Dips 1949-1951   17.0 items.

9 227

Cabbage Research 1949   40.0 items.

9 228

Cross Inoculation Studies 1947   35.0 items.

9 229

Clover Rot 1952-1956   34.0 items.

9 230

Cypress Root Rot 1952-1955   10.0 items.

9 231

Dissertation Research, Parasitism of Glomerulia Lonicerae (Pk) D. & H. in Lonicera Species 1940-1945   230.0 items.

9 232-241

Douglas Fir 1944   22.0 items.

10 242

Ethyl Mercury Damage, Paper 1954   4.0 items.

10 243

Experimental Data, General 1949-1975   60.0 items.

10 244

Fir Rust 1965   4.0 items.

10 245

Fluorine Trial 1944-1950   27.0 items.

10 246

Fieldbooks 1942-1952   11.0 items.

10 247-251

Fungicide Data undated   1.0 item.

10 252

Holly Blight 1954   3.0 items.

10 253

Laurel Diseases 1952   24.0 items.

10 254

Moss 1953   3.0 items.

10 255

Notes for Speeches 1960   4.0 items.

10 256

Organic Gardening 1962-1965   26.0 items.

10 257

Plant Disease Survey 1944-1945   11.0 items.

10 258

Plant Pathology Meeting 1972   3.0 items.

10 259

Potato Research 1943-1949   130.0 items.

10 260-270

Research Prior to employment at WSU 

Box Folder

Polypores 1935-1936   1.0 item.

11 271

Workshop, Progressive Education Asso. 1938   18.0 items.

11 272

Teaching, Iowa State 1938-1940   12.0 items.

11 273

Research, Iowa State 1935-1940   3.0 items.

11 274

Master's Thesis, Iowa State 1937   1.0 item.

11 275

Poplar Cankers 1933   20.0 items.

11 276
Box Folder

Pansy Leaf Sprout 1945   2.0 items.

11 277

Pypacantha Fungicides 1972-1975   5.0 items.

11 278

Radio Talks; KVI 1942-1953   30.0 items.

11 279

Reports, Bulletins, Papers 1952-1975   60.0 items.

11 280-281

Rhododendron Data 1944-1968   135.0 items.

11 282-289

Rhodo-Spruce Growth 1966   9.0 items.

11 290

Rose Culling Disinfection 1953 1956   5.0 items.

11 291

Rose Mold 1941   18.0 items.

11 292

Salal Data 1962-1972   68.0 items.

11 293-295

Soil and Soil Treatments 1955   40.0 items.

11 296

Soil Moisture Sample 1949-1950   1.0 item.

11 297

Sweet Pea Research 1953-1954   4.0 items.

11 298

Temperature Readings, Puyallup 1949-1971   110.0 items.

11 299-300

Tomato Research 1942   1.0 item.

11 301

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