Guide to the Vernon L. Miller Papers 1938-1975
Cage 437

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Miller, Vernon L.
Title
Vernon L. Miller Papers
ID
Cage 437
Date [inclusive]
1938-1975
Extent
5350.0 items.
General Physical Description note
4 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, research, notes, data and reports, administrative records and other papers on research on heavy metal retention and the effects of atmospheric fluorine. Principal correspondents include Center Superintendent D.F. Allmendinger and veterinarian R. C. Piper.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 437, Vernon L. Miller Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Vernon L. Miller was born in Prosser, Washington on November 2, 1910. He received both his B.S. and M.S. from Washington State University in 1933 and 1944 respectively. From 1938 until his retirement in 1976 Miller was an Agricultural Chemist at Western Washington Experiment Station at Puyallup, now the Western Washington Research and Extension Center (WWREC). Mr. Miller co-authored numerous abstracts, articles and presentations including: " Investigations on the Effect of Atmospheric Fluorine Pollution on Washington Agriculture" (1950), "  Mercury Retention: A Trait of Chickens" (1959), "  Basal Rot in the U.S.A. and its Control" (1961) and "  Antibacterial Activity of Compounds with Both Mercury and Tin in Organic Combination" (1966).

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Arrangement note

The papers are arranged in two series: General File; and Experiments and Related Data. The General File is arranged alphabetically by subject and includes: administrative papers, annual progress reports on projects, correspondence grouped by person, and other files concerning the operation of the station as a whole. The material within this series convers the period from 1938-1975. Experiments and Related Data are divided into four sections and grouped by project: Heavy Metal Retention and Detoxication 1958-1970, Synthesis of Compounds Containing Carbon-Mercury and Carbon-Tin Bonds 1959-1969, Experiments with Phenyl Mercuric Acetate for Control of Basal Rot in Narcissus 1948-1972, and Effects of Atmospheric Fluorine on Agriculture in Washington 1945-1975. All folders contain data, correspondence and reports and are arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1981

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 Vernon L. Miller were received by the Washington State University Library in November 1977 (UA 77-34) as part of the records of the Western Washington Research and Extension Center (WWREC) in Puyallup, Washington.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

The papers of Vernon L. Miller were received as part of the records of the Western Washington Research and Extension Center (WWREC) in Puyallup, Washington and separated in May 1979 (UA 80-2).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Allmendinger, David F.
  • Miller, Vernon L., 1910- --Archives
  • Piper, Richard C.

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Plants, Effect of fluorides on--Research
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: General File 1938-1975 

Box Folder

Administration 1948-1968   34.0 items.

1 1-2

Agricultural Chemistry - Pullman 1938-1972   637.0 items.

1 3-9

Annual Reports 1945-1973   324.0 items.

1 10-32

Berk and Company 1951-1955   6.0 items.

1 33

Budget, Annual and Biennial 1944-1975   45.0 items.

1 34

Building Plans 1958-1969   20.0 items.

1 35

Chemical Project Reports 1955-1972   27.0 items.

1 36

Correspondence: 

Box Folder

D. F. Allmendinger 1956-1975   17.0 items.

1 37

Bearse/Berg 1963-1974   28.0 items.

1 38

Dairy 1939-1973   114.0 items.

1 39-42

Louis W. Getzin 1964-1968   8.0 items.

1 43

Dr. C. M. Hamilton 1963-1965   19.0 items.

1 44

Yosh Kimura 1963-1974   27.0 items.

1 45

F. R. Murdock 1962-1966   12.0 items.

1 46

Richard C. Piper 1964-1972   119.0 items.

2 47-48

L. H. Purdy 1951-1966   20.0 items.

2 49
Box Folder

Disposal Project 1972   6.0 items.

2 50

DuPont 1947-1955   42.0 items.

2 51

Fairy Ring 1953-1958   15.0 items.

2 52

Grants 1967-1973   8.0 items.

2 53

Isotope License 1965-1973   25.0 items.

2 54

Library 1963-1975   49.0 items.

2 55

Liquor Fund 1949-1952   38.0 items.

2 56

Residue 111 1960   18.0 items.

2 57

Safety Commission 1962-1975   61.0 items.

2 58

Turf Diseases 1957-1964   7.0 items.

2 59

Veterinary Sciences 1964-1968   10.0 items.

2 60

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Series 2: Research Projects 1945-1975 

Box Folder

Heavy Metal Retention and Detoxication, (no. 1524) 1958-1970   691.0 items.

2 61-67

Synthesis of Compounds Containing Carbon-Mercury and Carbon-Tin Compounds, (no. 1525) 1959-1969   110.0 items.

2 68

Experiments with Phenyl Mercuric Acetate for Control of Basal Rot in Narcissus 1953-1972   611.0 items.

2 69-75

Effects of Atmospheric Fluorine on Agriculture in Washington 1945-1975 

Box
Folder
Box Folder

Fluorine 1948-1951   2.0 items.

3 76

Fluorine Administration 1946-1970   162.0 items.

3 77-78

D. F. Allmendinger: 

Box Folder

Correspondence 1945-1969   146

3 79-80

Notes 1945-1951   25 items.

3 81

Lime Paper Forage 1949-1957   5 items.

3 82

Exhibits 1948   12 items.

3 83

Survey of Clark County 1944-1953   20 items.

3 84
Box Folder

Calorometric 1947-1951   17.0 items.

3 85

Clippings 1950-1969   30.0 items.

3 86

Committee 1948   27.0 items.

3 87

Compilation 1948-1950   20.0 items.

3 88

Equipment 1948-1954   14.0 items.

3 89

Extention 1955   21.0 items.

3 90

Institute of Technology 1949-1968   200.0 items.

3 91

Locations of Field Tests: 

Box Folder

Kelso-Longview 1946-1972   350

3 92-94

Klickitat County 1957-1974   210

3 95-96

Longview 1953-1962   15 items.

3 97

Oregon 1945-1973   205

3 98-99

Spokane 1947-1960   179

3 100-101

Tacoma 1954-1968   28 items.

3 102

Tennessee 1947-1960   58 items.

3 103

Whatcom County 1964-1965   60 items.

3 104-105

Wenatchee 1952-1964   5 items.

4 106

Vancouver-Portland 1944-1960   70 items.

4 107
Box Folder

Meetings 1948-1963   58.0 items.

4 108-109

Quick Test 1956-1957   31.0 items.

4 110

Survey Record Analysis 1952   11.0 items.

4 111

Reports 1950-1951   4.0 items.

4 112

Stanford Research 1951-1956   26.0 items.

4 113

Statistics Curve 1957   18.0 items.

4 114

Surveys 1945-1956   67.0 items.

4 115

Translations 1896-1957   27.0 items.

4 116

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