Guide to the Elton Fulmer Letterbooks 1894-1901
Cage 474

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Elton Fulmer Letterbooks
ID
Cage 474
Date [inclusive]
1894-1901
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of: two letterbooks of outgoing personal and professional correspondence of Washington State University chemistry professor Elton Fulmer.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Elton Fulmer, Letterbooks, 1894-1901

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Elton Fulmer (1864-1916) was the head of the Department of Chemistry and Dean of Faculty at Washington State College. A nationally known chemist, Fulmer was elected chairman of the American Chemical Society in 1913. He served as Washington State Chemist from 1899 until his death in 1916. During this period, he undertook extensive research in soils, sugar beet processing and consumer product analysis. He drafted the first pure food law of the state, which was later adopted by the legislature.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of: two letterbooks of outgoing personal and professional correspondence of Washington State University chemistry professor Elton Fulmer.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Chemists -- Washington (State) -- Correspondence.
  • Foods and nutrition
  • Science

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