John C. Snyder Papers, 1933-1966  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Snyder, John C.
Title
John C. Snyder Papers
Dates
1933-1966 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 containers., (1.5 linear feet of shelf space.), (400 items.)
Collection Number
Cage 348
Summary
Correspondence, drafts, research notes, photographs, publications and other papers concerning the publication of horticultural research.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

A native of Beaver City, Nebraska, John C. Snyder received his B.S. in 1929 from Ohio State. He continued his education at Iowa State receiving an M.S. in 1930 and a Ph.D. in 1932. Beginning at Washington State University in 1934 as a horticultural specialist, Dr. Snyder served in that capacity for over thirty years before his retirement in 1965. In November 1967 at the age of 67, Dr. Snyder succumbed to a heart attack. Throughout his career Dr. Snyder was an active member and officer in the Washington Horticulture Association. Dr. Snyder published many articles in popular farm and garden journals as well as writing several horticulture publications for home and industry.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers of John C. Snyder represent his horticulture expertise in literary form.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 348, John C. Snyder Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series 1: Publisher CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
American Fruit Grower
12
1950-1960
1 2
Better Fruit
42
1950-1967
1 3
Farm Journal
26
1949-1966
1 4
Farm Journal
11
1951-1964
1 5
Farm Journal
6
1961-1962
1 6
Goodfruit Grower
13
1963-1965
1 7
Goodfruit Grower
6
1966
1 8
Sunset
16
1945-1963
1 9
Sunset
12
1948-1964
1 10
Sunset
14
1949-1957
1 11
Western Fruit Grower
3
1958-1966

Series 2: ResearchReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 12
Clippings and Correspondence
5
1954-1965
2 13
Columbia Basin Frost Map
4
undated
2 14
Dwarf Trees
2
1963
2 15
Freeze
4
1964-1964
2 16
Grafting
4
undated
2 17
Grafting
1960-1964
2 18
Grafting
4
undated
2 19
Labor Recruiting
2
1965-1966
2 20
Mechanization
2
1964-1964
2 21
Orchard Heating
2
1953
2 22
Orchard Planning
12
1941-1967
2 23
Orchard Recovery
4
1966-1967
2 24
Photos
42
1964
2 25
Pruning Cherries
5
1943-1962
2 26
Thinning
1
undated
2 27
Winter Damage
2
1966

Series 3: Manuscripts and PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 28
Handbook-Pears
1944-1959
3 29
Handbook-Agents' Suggestions
8
1950-1967
3 30
Handbook
15
1958-1960
3 31
Handbook-Cherries
2
undated
3 32
Manuscripts for Publication
3
undated
3 33
Manuscripts-Speech Texts
16
1954-1965
3 34
Manuscripts
32
1952-1964
3 35
Manuscripts
17
1954-1964
3 36
Manuscripts
19
1956-1966
3 37
Publications
10
1933-1965
3 38
Sabbatical Leave Report
3
1961-1962

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Horticulture--Research--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Snyder, John C. (John Chester) --Archives (creator)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Snyder, John C., Mrs., donor. WaPS (donor)