Preliminary Guide to the Clarence B. Harston Papers
MS.2000.25

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Harston, C. B., 1911-
Title
Clarence B. Harston Papers
ID
MS.2000.25
Date [inclusive]
1967-1980
Extent
1.5 Linear feet 2 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 2-11-14-6.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical

(From Cage 347: Guide to the C. B. Harston Papers, 1939-1974)

C. B. Harston was born in 1911 at Cowley, Wyoming. In 1938 he received his B.S. from Brigham Young University, and from the University of Missouri he received his M.A. in 1939 and Ph.D. in 1943.

Dr. Harston's career with Washington State University began in 1943 but was interrupted during World War II by military service. In 1964 he undertook a two-year term in West Pakistan as Professor and Advisor of Soil Sciences in a WSU/AID Exchange Program. Dr. Harston retired as Extension Soils and Water Conservationist with Washington State University in 1977.

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Collection Description

This collection contains papers of Clarence B. Harston (1911-2009), a Soils and Water Conservationist with Washington State University Cooperative Extension. The collection primarily consists of reports and publications pertaining to WSU Extension and public planning for Whitman County, WA. This collection also contains copies of state legislation and official reports on waste management.

Preliminary Inventory:

Box 1: Copies of state legislation (1970), research materials, published articles, as well as state and county reports pertaining to a solid waste plan for Whitman County, WA between 1967 and 1980.

Box 2: Copies of WSU Extension Office publications and reports on environmental education, as well as pamphlets and state guidelines on waste management (1972-1975).

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

http://www.libraries.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. Copyright restrictions apply.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Clarence B. Harston in 2000 (MS.2000.25).

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Related Materials

Related Materials

C. B. Harston Papers, 1939-1974 (Cage 347)

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Harston, C. B., 1911-

Subject(s)

  • Washington State University. Cooperative Extension Service -- History.
  • Water quality management--Washington (State)

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