Guide to the Manuscript, "100 Years of Bacteriology/Microbiology at Washington State University (1895 to 1995)" 2002
Cage 699

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Nakata, Herbert M.
Title
Manuscript, "100 Years of Bacteriology/Microbiology at Washington State University (1895 to 1995)"
ID
Cage 699
Date
2002
Extent
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
.75 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Herbert M. Nakata joined the faculty of Washington State University in 1959, and served as chairman of the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health/Microbiology from 1968 to 1992. Herbert Nakata began preparing a history of the Bacteriology (Microbiology) department of Washington State University in the 1980s, completing a first version in 1985. He completed this greatly expanded version in 2002.

Preferred Citation note

Nakata, Herbert M. "100 Years of Bacteriology/Microbiology at Washington State University (1895 to 1995)," 2002. Collection number: Cage 699

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Herbert M. Nakata was born in 1930 in Pasadena, CA, to Russell and Fusayo Nakata. After receiving his B.S. degree in bacteriology from the University of Illinois in 1952, he entered the United States Army, serving in Korea. After completing his military service, he earned his M.S. (1956) and Ph.D. (1959), also from the University of llinois. Nakata joined the faculty of Washington State University in 1959, and served as chairman of the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health/Microbiology from 1968 to 1992. He retired from WSU in 1993.

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Scope and Contents note

Herbert Nakata began preparing a history of the Bacteriology (Microbiology) department of Washington State University in the 1980s, completing a first version in 1985. He completed this greatly expanded version in 2002. In addition to an extensive narrative history, the manuscript also includes a substantial appendix of reference material. Volume 1 includes a detailed table of contents.

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Arrangement note

The manuscript retains Nakata's original organization in three volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 contain the narrative history, and Volume 3 contains the appendix.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.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 and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Herbert Nakata donated this three-volume manuscript to the Washington State University Libraries in 2002 (MS 2002-13).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed in 2011 by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. Department of Microbiology -- History.

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Microbiology -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Washington (State)
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Volume 1 

1 1-4

Volume 2 

1 5-8

Appendix 

1 9-11

Appendix (continued) 

2 12-13