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Guide to the Washburn & Sons collection on Pest Control
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Washburn & Sons collection on Pest Control
    Date (inclusive): 1898-1993, undated
    Date (bulk): 1915-1945
    Collection Number: 344
    Creator: Washburn & Sons.
    Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 document boxes, 1 flat storage box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains publications, photographs, and other material regarding pest control research and services during the early-mid 1900s. Primarily includes publications pertaining to plant disease and pest control in the citrus industry by researchers such as Henry J. Quayle and R.S. Woglum. Additional material regarding the pest control services of Washburn & Sons in Riverside, California and surrounding areas is also included.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item]. Washburn & Sons collection on Pest Control, Collection 344. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was acquired as a gift in 2010.

    Processing History

    Processed by Eric Milenkiewicz, 2013.

    Historical Background

    Washburn & Sons is a pest control service located in Riverside, California that worked closely with local citrus growers and the University of California, Riverside Citrus Research Center and Agricultural Experiment Station (formerly Citrus Experiment Station) in the early-mid 1900s regarding plant disease and insect control in citrus orchards.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains publications, photographs, and other material regarding pest control research and services during the early-mid 1900s. Primarily includes publications pertaining to plant disease and pest control in the citrus industry by researchers such as Henry J. Quayle and R.S. Woglum. Additional material regarding the pest control services of Washburn & Sons in Riverside, California and surrounding areas is also included.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by box and folder number.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Citrus--Diseases and pests.
    Washburn & Sons.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographs.
    Publications.