Preliminary Guide to the Ray Meyer Papers
MS.1993.41

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Meyer, Raymond Warren, 1921-
Title
Ray Meyer Papers
ID
MS.1993.41
Date [inclusive]
1948-1985
Extent
6.0 Linear feet 7 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-5-10-1)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Raymond "Ray" W. Meyer was a student at Washington State University during the 1960s. Meyer's focus was in science, especially botany, which led to research interests in pesticides. He was also associated with the WSU Cooperative Extension Service.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains papers of Raymond "Ray" W. Meyer. A substantial portion of this collection consists of his course notes for classes related to horticulture. These include materials about weeds, application and effectiveness of pesticides, product information from chemical companies, soil testing statistics, studies and surveys, as well as articles on root rot, forestry, and herbicides. The collection also includes papers concerning licenses for the selling and application of pesticides, Whitman County (WA) soil information, "Field Trip" papers pertaining to Bonner County, Idaho, and Asotin County, Washington, maps, slides, and Additionally, the collection includes projector slides, maps of eastern Washington and northern Idaho, and some of Meyer's WSU class materials.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

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

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Terry Meyer to the Washington State University Libraries in 1993 (MS 1993-41).

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Pesticides
  • Soils

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