Western Washington Experiment Station: David F. Allmendinger Fluorine Research Records 1943-1959
Archives 180

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Western Washington Experiment Station: David F. Allmendinger Fluorine Research Records
ID
Archives 180
Date [inclusive]
1943-1959
General Physical Description note
approximate 1016 items  1.25 linear feet  2 containers
Abstract
Contains correspondence, surveys, charts, maps, photographs, meeting minutes, booklets, experiments, actual leaf samples, and copies of legal proceedings involving industrial companies and the farming communities.

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Biography:

David F. Allmendinger received a Master of Science degree at Ohio State University in about 1940 and a Ph.D at Washington State College in 1947. Allmendinger worked as a research assistant at the Tree Fruit Branch Experiment Station in Wenatchee, Washington from 1940 to 1947. In the latter year he transferred to the Southwestern Washington Experiment Station in Vancouver. He was later appointed as Superintendent of that station in 1949. In 1953, Dr. Allmendinger transferred to the Western Washington Experiment Station in Puyallap as Superintendent. His responsibilities expanded in 1963 and he was appointed Vice Director of the Washington Agricultural Experiment Stations. Dr. Allmendinger retired as the Vice Director of the College of Agriculture Research Center.

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Scope and Contents note

D. F. Allmendinger's files contain extensive research on atmospheric fluorine and its effects on the environment, especially Italian prunes, gladiolas, ponderosa pines and dairy cattle.

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Arrangement note

The files are arranged alphabetically and contain correspondence, surveys, charts, maps, photographs, meeting minutes, booklets, experiments, actual leaf samples, and copies of legal proceedings involving industrial companies and the farming communities.

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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

Conditions Governing Access note

The Collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The records of the Western Washington Experiment Station were transferred to the Washington State University Libraries in November 1977 (UA77-34). The D. F. Allmendinger fluorine research files were separated from the rest of the station records in June 1979 and reaccessioned in February 1981 (UA81-07). Archives 180 consists solely of the Allmendinger fluorine research files.

Processing Information note

These records were processed in March 1985 by Carmen E. Petersen.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • State College of Washington. Western Washington Experiment Station.
  • Washington State University. Western Washington Experiment Station, David F. Allmendinger Fluorine Research--Records and correspondence
  • Washington State University. Western Washington Experiment Station--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Fluorine compounds--Research--Archives
  • Maps
  • Photographs
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Air Pollution Studies-Correspondence 1946-1953   43.0 items

1 1

Air Pollution Studies-Papers and Pamphlets 1953-1959   17.0 items

1 2

Air Pollution Studies-Reports 1953-1959   13.0 items

1 3

Air Pollution Legislative Advisory Committee 1955-1956   26.0 items

1 4

Annual Reports of the Agricultural Experiment Station 1944-1945   2.0 items

1 5

Articles and Pamphlets 1947-1953   57.0 items

1 6

Articles and Meeting Minutes 1950-1953   16.0 items

1 7

Articles and Memoranda 1957   9.0 items

1 8

Atmospheric Fluoride Report 1953   2.0 items

1 9

Booklets Describing Fluoride Effects 1945-1951   12.0 items

1 10

Booklets and Reports/Investigations 1953-1956   6.0 items

1 11

Budgets and Memoranda 1951-1953   12.0 items

1 12

Chemical Analysis 1950-1951   10.0 items

1 13

Clark County Survey 1948-1950   40.0 items

1 14

Correspondence 1943-1948   112.0 items

1 15

Correspondence 1948-1950   21.0 items

1 16

Correspondence, Meeting Minutes, and Articles 1945-1949   8.0 items

1 17

Damage Reports 1945-1949   33.0 items

1 18

Damage Surveys 1945-1951   49.0 items

1 19

Experiments and Correspondence 1950-1951   23.0 items

1 20

Fluorine Surveys and Analysis 1946-1948   48.0 items

1 21

Fluorine Surveys and Analysis 1950-1952   48.0 items

1 22

Fluorine Surveys Bud Analysis 1951   31.0 items

1 23

Fumigation 1947-1948   7.0 items

1 24

Gladiolus Charts 1950-1951   8.0 items

1 25

Gladiolus Experiments 1948-1950   52.0 items

1 26

Gladiolus Experiments 1948   2.0 items

1 27

Gladiolus Survey Results 1951   62.0 items

1 28

Injury Reports 1941-1947   18.0 items

1 29

Investigations-Sauvie Island 1952-1953   2.0 items

1 30

Leaf Samples 1945-1948   3.0 items

1 31

Lime Papers 1950   49.0 items

1 32

Longview Data 1950-1951   35.0 items

1 33

Longview Experiment Correspondence 1949-1953   28.0 items

1 34

Proposed Longview Project 1953-1957   8.0 items

1 35

Meeting Minutes 1953   12.0 items

2 36

Meeting Minutes 1949   5.0 items

2 37

Notes on Construction of Drying Room   2.0 items

2 38

Pamphlets-Effect on Dairy Cattle 1952-1954   4.0 items

2 39

Pollution Manuals and Pamphlets 1950-1956   5.0 items

2 40

Ponderosa Pine Damage 1950   5.0 items

2 41

Prunes 1947   1.0 item

2 42

Prune Surveys [photographs] 1946   2.0 items

2 43

St. John Project 1946-1950   3.0 items

2 44

Spokane-Ponderosa Pine Blight 1949   16.0 items

2 45

Spokane-Ponderosa Fine Blight 1950   3.0 items

2 46

Studies Data 1950-1951   15.0 items

2 47