Alton H. Finch Papers, 1975 - Archives West

Alton H. Finch Papers, 1975 - Archives West

Alton H. Finch Papers, 1975 Overview of the Collection Creator Finch, A.H. (Alton Harold), 1900Title Alton H. Finch Papers Dates 1975 (inclusive) 1975...

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Alton H. Finch Papers, 1975 Overview of the Collection Creator Finch, A.H. (Alton Harold), 1900Title Alton H. Finch Papers Dates 1975 (inclusive) 1975 1975 Quantity 0.03 cubic feet, (1 box) Collection Number MSS Finch Summary The Alton H. Finch Papers consist of a notebook of Materials Relating to the Achievements of Alumnus Alton H. Finch, with copies of research publications, a biography, and correspondence about his research. Finch graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1925, was head of the University of Arizona Horticultur Department from 1937 to 1945, and conducted citrus fruit research. Repository Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center Special Collections and Archives Research Center 121 The Valley Library Oregon State University Corvallis OR 97331-4501 Telephone: 541-737-2075 Fax: 541-737-8674 [email protected] Access Restrictions Collection is open for research. Languages English Sponsor Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note Alton H. Finch graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1925 with a degree in agriculture, specializing in horticulture. He received a Master's degree from Iowa State College and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1929. He worked in Georgia for a short time and then in 1931 went to the Horticulture Department at the University of Arizona. He was Department Head from 1937 until 1945, when he resigned to manage several large citrus tracts and continue his research on problems with citrus fruiting. He was still an active researcher in 1975 at the age of 75.

Content Description This collection consists of a notebook of Materials Relating to the Achievements of Alumnus Alton H. Finch. It includes copies of research publications, a biography, and correspondence about his research.

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Use of the Collection Preferred Citation Alton H. Finch Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information Custodial History These materials were compiled by Alton H. Finch and sent to the Oregon State University Horticulture Department in 1975. The Horticulture Department subsequently transferred them to the University Archives.

Find Related Collections Subject Terms : Citrus fruits--Research--Arizona Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Oregon--Corvallis Personal Names : Finch, A.H. (Alton Harold), 1900-

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