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A.B. Cordley Entomological and Horticultural Scrapbook, 1896-1899

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cordley, A. B. (Arthur Burton), 1864-1936
Title
A.B. Cordley Entomological and Horticultural Scrapbook
Dates
1896-1899 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.15 cubic foot, (1 box)
Collection Number
MSS Cordley
Summary
The A.B. Cordley Entomological and Horticultural Scrapbook consists of clippings pertaining to fruit and crop pests and pest control. Cordley joined the faculty of Oregon Agricultural College in 1895 as Professor of Zoology and Entomology.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

A.B. Cordley joined the faculty of Oregon Agricultural College in 1895 as Professor of Zoology and Entomology. He became the first Dean of the School of Agriculture in 1908, a position he held until his retirement in 1931. Cordley worked as an entomologist at Michigan Agricultural College, the Vermont Experiment Station, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture before moving to Oregon. A native of Michigan, Cordley earned his BS degree at Michigan Agricultural College.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The A.B. Cordley Entomological and Horticultural Scrapbook consists of clippings assembled by Cordley pertaining to fruit and crop pests and diseases and their control. Many of the clippings are from the Oregon Agriculturist and Rural Northwest; the scrapbook also includes clippings from the Michigan Farmer and Oregon newspapers. The clippings include reports from farmers throughout the state, summaries and announcements of Cordley's work, information about Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station research, and announcements and reports of meetings of the Oregon State Horticultural Society.

The clippings are affixed into a hardbound 1889 Report of the Connecticut Board of Agriculture and Experiment Stations.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

A.B. Cordley Entomological and Horticultural Scrapbook, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top