Guide to the Washington State University / United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Projects Reports 1931-1971
Archives 259

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Washington State University / United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Projects Reports
ID
Archives 259
Date [inclusive]
1931-1971
Extent
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
2 Linear feet of Shelf Space
Language
English
Abstract
Beginning in 1931, the United States Department of Agriculture began cooperative studies with the State College of Washington. Cooperative research projects have involved matters such as the development of plant varieties, control of plant diseases, control of weeds, and the production of seeds. In the years from 1931 to 1970, attention focused on cereals, especially wheat. Some investigations involved grasses.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Washington State University / United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Projects Reports, 1931-1971 (Archives 259)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Beginning in 1931, the United States Department of Agriculture began cooperative studies with the State College of Washington. Projects covered cereal improvements, cereal diseases, noxious weed investigations, and seed production investigations. Notable individuals involved in the projects were Orville Vogel, C.S. Holton, C.I. Seely, Robert Allan, and W.C. Robocker.

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Scope and Contents note

Cooperative research projects have involved matters such as the development of plant varieties, control of plant diseases, control of weeds, and the production of seeds. In the years from 1931 to 1970, attention focused on cereals, especially wheat. Some investigations involved grasses.

Annual reports of cooperative research projects summarize activities and typically are bound in book form.

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Arrangement note

The reports are arranged by their topic of investigation and author placed in chronological order. A few individual reports, some of which are USDA projects, but not necessarily in collaboration with the State College of Washington, are placed at the end of the sequence.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Reports of the cooperative projects between the State College of Washington and the United States Department of Agriculture were accessioned by the Washington State University Libraries in 1988 (UA88-01).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Michael Evans in February, 2004.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • State College of Washington
  • United States. Department of Agriculture.
  • Washington State University

Personal Name(s)

  • Allan, Robert E., 1931-
  • Holton, Charles Stewart, 1904-
  • Robocker, Willard Charles, 1915-1999.
  • Seely, C. I. (Clarence Ivan), 1912-
  • Vogel, Orville Alvin, 1907-1991.

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Crop improvement -- United States
  • Crops -- Disease and pest resistance -- United States
  • Weeds -- Control -- United States

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Collection Inventory

 

Cereal Improvement, Annual Report. (Orville Vogel, Joseph Craddock, Clarence Peterson) 

Box Folder

1931 

1 1

1932 

1 2

1933 

1 3

1934 

1 4

1935 

1 5

1936 

1 6

1937 

1 7

1938 

1 8

1939 

1 9

1940 

1 10

1941 

1 11

1942 

1 12

1943 

1 13

1945 

1 14

1946 

1 15

1947 

1 16

1948 

1 17

1950 

1 18

1951 

1 19

1952 

1 20

1953 

1 21

1954 

1 22

1955 

1 23

1956 

1 24

1957 

1 25

1969 

1 26

Investigations on Wheat Bunt and Oat Smuts, Annual Report. (C.S. Holton) 

Box Folder

1933 

1 27

1934 

1 28

1935 

1 29

1936 

1 30

1937 

1 31

1938 

1 32

1939 

1 33

1940 

1 34

1942 

1 35

1943 

1 36

Bunt and Smut Resistance in Wheat and Oats, Annual Report. (E.F. Gaines) 

Box Folder

1934 

1 37

1935 

1 38

1940 

1 39

Noxious Weed Investigations, Annual Report. (C.I. Seely) 

Box Folder

1936 

1 40

1937 

1 41

1938 

1 42

1939 

1 43

1940 

1 44

1941 

1 45

1942 

1 46

1943 

1 47

Forage Report, Washington Agronomic Data 

Box Folder

1955 

2 48

1956 

2 48

Cereal Improvement, Annual Report. (Robert Allan) 

Box Folder

1958 

2 50

1967 

2 51

1969 

2 52

Weed Control in Grazing and Non-Crop Lands, Annual Report. (W.C. Robocker, H.D. Kerr, R.D. Schirman) 

Box Folder

1958 

2 53

1959 

2 54

1965 

2 55

1966 

2 56

1968 

2 57

1969 

2 58

1971 

2 59

Grass Seed Production Investigations, Annual Report. (C.L Canode, E.V. Horning) 

Box Folder

1959 

2 60

1965 

2 61

1966 

2 62

1968 

2 63

1969 

2 64

1970 

2 65

Other Reports 

Box Folder

Weed Control Investigations, Summary Annual Reports, Arizona-Idaho-Montana-Utah-Washington, 1953. 

2 66

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation, Annual Statistical Report, Washington State, 1954-1958. 

2 67

Cereal Improvement, Annual Report, 1955. (Everett Everson) 

2 68

Western 2-Row Barley Nursery and Rocky Mountain Barley Nursery, Progress Report, 1970. (E.A. Hockett) 

2 69

Results from Cooperative Wheat Experiments in the Western Region, Progress Report, 1970. (F.H. McNeal) 

2 70

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