Preliminary Guide to the Glendon Gee Papers

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Gee, Glendon W.
Glendon Gee Papers
Date [inclusive]
circa 1982-2011
3.0 Linear feet 3 records cartons
Location Note
(MASC staff use): 2-9-23-3.
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Gordon Gee (1938-2013) was born in Rexburg, ID. He attended elementary and high school in Denver, CO, and Lander, WY, and continued his education at Ricks College, Utah State University, and Washington State University, where he earned his Ph.D. degree in soil physics. He worked as a soil physicist and hydrologist at Battelle Northwest Laboratories, specializing in research on water movement through soil, water and contaminant transport, and methods for managing hazardous waste. He taught at Washington State University, the University of New Hampshire, and North Dakota State University.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of professional papers of soil scientist Glendon W. Gee. The collection contains files, notebooks, photographs, and audiovisual media related to research projects including surface barrier development at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation site in Washington State, and a remedial investigation at Hill Air Force Base, as well as other projects.

Preliminary inventory:

Box 1. Research files, notebooks (Water flux meters, 2000-2003; VZ, 1998), photographs, and audiovisual media (DVD, VHS, audiocassette), and Gee vita. [also: processing file, with copy of Gaylon Campbell's memorial address at Gee's funeral]

Box 2. Hill AFB materials; binder: Recharge (Hist. notes 1984-86) and Focused Feas. Study notes 1993-. Also binders of slides: (1) Battelle (dated but unlabeled), (2) numbered but mostly unlabeled.

Box 3. Notebooks; daily planners (1982-2003); address book.

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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
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610


This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Decagon Devices (Pullman, WA) donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2014 (MS.2014.19).

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Hanford site (Wash.)
  • Hill Air Force Base (Utah)


  • Scientists--Washington (State)--Archives

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