Agricultural Experiment Station Irrigation Branch, Prosser, Reports 1919-1960
Archives 76

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Agricultural Experiment Station Irrigation Branch, Prosser, Reports
ID
Archives 76
Date [inclusive]
1919-1960
General Physical Description note
4.5 linear feet of shelf space  4 containers
Language
English
Abstract
Contains annual research reports.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists primarily of annual bound research reports spanning the years 1919-1953 from the Washington Agricultural Experiment Station located at the State College of Washington (later Washington State University). The various reports contained herein represent the combined work of numerous departments working on the Washington Agricultural Experiment Station and cover a variety of horticultural, entomological, agricultural, and biological findings related to a wide array of topics illuminating industrialized agriculture and animal husbandry at the beginning of the twentieth century. They contain research data and analysis on the varieties of Palouse region farm crops, horticulture, plant pathology, and soils; data and experiments on a variety of plants including alfalfa, sunflowers, wheat, barley, peas, soy beans, and potatoes; and data, field notes, computations, and extracts recorded by members of a variety of departments involved in agricultural research. They also contain daily air temperature readings obtained by air and soil thermograph for Rhizoctonia work on potato crops.

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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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Agricultural experiment stations--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Agricultural pests--Washington (State)--Research--Archives
  • Agronomy--Washington (State)--Research--Archives
  • Entomology--Washington (State)--Research--Archives
  • Fruit-culture--Washington (State)--Research--Archives
  • Irrigation farming--Washington (State)--Archives
  • State College of Washington. Irrigated Agriculture Research and Experiment Station (Prosser).
  • Washington State University. Agricultural Research Center. College Farm--Archives
  • Washington State University. Agriculture Research and Experiment Center (Prosser)
  • Washington State University. Irrigated Agriculture Research and Experiment Station (Prosser).
  • Washington State University. Irrigation Branch Experiment Station (Prosser)--Records and correspondence

Geographic Name(s)

  • Prosser (Wash.)--Agricultural experiment station

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Irrigation
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

 1 Annual Agronomy Reports 

Box

 1919-1951   11.0 items

1

 1952-1953   1.0 item

2

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 2 Annual Farm Crop Reports 

Box

 1946-1948   1.0 item

2

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 3 Annual Horticulture and Fruit Tree Reports 

Box

 1937-1958   8.0 items

2

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 4 Annual Entomology Reports 

Box

 1947-1949   1.0 item

3

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 5 Annual Animal Husbandry Reports 

Box

 1945-1953   8.0 items

3

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 6 Annual Irrigation Reports 

Box

 1922-1955   30.0 items

4

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