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Zentmyer (George A.) papers
UA 225  
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Description
The George A. Zentmyer papers is a collection of newsletters, monographs, and magazines related to UC Riverside professor emeritus George A. Zentmyer’s research on phytophtoras, which are a genus of plant-damaging molds that can cause damage to crops and natural ecosystems. The collection also includes obituaties for Zentmyer, and a booklet from his funeral service in 2003.
Background
George Aubrey Zentmyer was born in North Platte, Nebraska on August 9, 1913. He earned a bachelor’s degree in botany from the University of California, Los Angeles, followed by a master’s and doctoral degree in plant pathology from the University of California, Berkeley. In 1944 he moved to Riverside to work at the Citrus Experiment Station, and later became one of the first faculty members at the University of California, Riverside.
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.