Guide to the Ernest C. Bay Papers 1975-1986
Cage 805

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Bay, Ernest C.
Title
Ernest C. Bay Papers
ID
Cage 805
Date [inclusive]
1975-1986
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
2 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a scrapbook about the David Allmendinger Center at the Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center. The scrapbook was created by Dr. Ernest C. Bay.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Ernest C. Bay Papers, 1975-1986

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Ernest C. Bay served as Superintendent of the Washington State University Research and Extension Center in Puyallup from 1975 until 1986. He remained in Puyallup where he returned to research as an urban entomologist until his retirement in 1992.

Dr. Bay was born in 1929 and raised in Schenectady, NY. After graduating from Nott Terrace High School, he studied Research Technology at Long Island Agricultural and Technical Institute in Farmingdale, Long Island, and later received both B.S. (1953) and Ph.D (1960) degrees in entomology from Cornell University. He married his wife Ellen in 1960 and has two sons, Steven and Michael. Before coming to WSU, he held professorial and administrative ranks at the University of California Riverside (1960-1971) and the University of Maryland at College Park, MD (1971-1975).

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the creation and operation of the David Allmendinger Center at the Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center. The Allmendinger Center, dedicated in 1985, was the first privately financed building at the Puyallup Center. The scrapbook was created by Dr. Ernest C. Bay, urban entomologist and Superintendent of the Puyallup center from 1975 to 1986. The collection also includes Bay's memoir of his tenure as superintendent.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in a single series, retaining the order of the scrapbook as received.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2014

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

Ernest Bay donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2014 (MS.2014.05).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Western Washington Research and Extension Center Records, 1895-1976 (Archives 33)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. Western Washington Research and Extension Center.

Subject(s)

  • Agricultural experiment stations -- Washington (State)
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Archives
  • Entomologists -- Washington (State) -- Archives
  • Washington (State)

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