Guide to the Washburn & Sons collection on Pest Control

Processed by Eric Milenkiewicz, 2013.

Special Collections & Archives
The UCR Libraries
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University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

"The European Brown Snail in California" by A.J. Basinger. October 1931.

Box 1, Folder 1

"The Control of the Argentine Ant" by C.W. Woodworth. October 1910.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Control of the Citrophilus Mealybug" by R.S. Woglum and A.D. Borden. April 12, 1922.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Second Report on the San Jose Scale with remarks on the effects of kerosene on foliage" by H.P. Gould (partial). 1898.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Insecticides and Insect Control" by H.J. Quayle. June 1911.

Box 1, Folder 1

"A List of the Ants of California with notes on their habits and distribution" by Arnold Mallis. November 30, 1941.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Handbook of Citrus Insect Control for 1928" by R.S. Woglum. June 1928.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Ants and Their Control in California" by J.E. Eckert and Arnold Mallis. July 1937.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Scale Insects and Mites on Citrus Trees" by C.L. Marlatt. 1903.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Special Reports of the Joint Legislative Committee on Agriculture and Livestock Problems on the Oriental Fruit Fly in the Hawaiian Islands published" by the Assembly of the State of California. May 23, 1949.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Handbook of Citrus Insect Control for 1929" by R.S. Woglum. July 1929.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Control of Citrus Insects and Mites" by H.J. Quayle. October 1941.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Handbook of Citrus Insect Control for 1927" by R.S. Woglum. July 1927.

Box 1, Folder 2

"The Purple Scale" by H.J. Quayle. 1912.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Spraying Equipment for Pest Control" by O.C. French. May 1942.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Fumigation of Citrus Trees for Control of Insect Pests" by R.S. Woglum. July 1923.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Fumigation of Citrus Plants with Hydrocyanic Acid: Conditions Influence Injury" by R.S. Woglum. October 20, 1920.

Box 1, Folder 2

"Fumigation with Calcium Cyanide Dust" by H.J. Quayle (from Hilgardia; volume 3, number 8). April 1928.

Box 1, Folder 2

"The Development of Resistance to Hydrocyanic Acid in Certain Scale Insects" by H.J. Quayle (from Hilgardia; volume 11, number 5). May 1938.

Box 1, Folder 2

"The Stupefaction of Red Scale, Aonidiella Aurantii, by Hydrocyanic Acid" by D.L. Lindgren (from Hilgardia; volume 11, number 5). May 1938.

Box 1, Folder 3

"Plant Disease and Pest Control" by W.T. Horne, E.O. Essig, and W.B. Herms. July 1930.

Box 1, Folder 3

"Insects and Other Pests Attacking Agricultural Crops" by E.O. Essig and W.M. Hoskins. January 1944.

Box 1, Folder 4

"Joint Legislative Committee on Agriculture and Livestock Problems Third Special Report on the Oriental Fruit Fly (Dacus Dorsalis) in the Hawaiian Islands" published by the Senate of the State of California. 1953.

Box 1, Folder 4

"The Efficacy and Economic Effects of Plant Quarantines in California published" by the University of California, Berkeley. July 1933.

Box 1, Folder 5

"Fumigation"; a selection of publications regarding fumigation by various authors. circa 1910-1920

Box 1, Folder 6

"Dosage Schedule for Large Trees" by R.S. Woglum. August 27, 1934.

Box 2, Folder 1

"Fumigation of Walnut Trees in Ventura County" by D.L. Lindgren and R.C. Dickson. 1940.

Box 2, Folder 1

"Fumigation with Liquid Hydrocyanic Acid" by H.J. Quayle. June 1919.

Box 2, Folder 1

"Physical and Chemical Properties of Liquid Hydrocyanic Acid" by Geo. P. Gray and E.R. Hulbirt. June 1919.

Box 2, Folder 1

"Methyl Bromide as a Fumigant, A Preliminary Report" by D.B. Mackie and W.B. Carter. 1937.

Box 2, Folder 1

"A Self-Mixing Dusting Machine For Applying Dry Insecticides and Fungicides" by Ralph E. Smith and Joseph P. Martin. April 1923.

Box 2, Folder 1

"The Red or Orange Scale" by H.J. Quayle. July 1911.

Box 2, Folder 2

"Dosage Tables, Fumigation Studies No. 5" by C.W. Woodworth. July 1911.

Box 2, Folder 2

"New Dosage Tables, Fumigation Studies No. 7" by C.W. Woodworth. July 1915.

Box 2, Folder 2

"HCN Dosage Schedules, Orchard Record Charts, First Aid for HNC Poisoning." undated.

Box 2, Folder 2

"Fumigation with Calcium Cyanide Dust" by H.J. Quayle. April 1928.

Box 2, Folder 2

"Hydrocyanic-Acid Gas Fumigation in California" by R.S. Woglum and C.C. McDonnell. 1912.

Box 2, Folder 3

"Mildew Prevention on Fumigation Tents" by A.F. Swain and J.K. Primm. April 1942.

Box 2, Folder 3

"Pest Control Operators Regulation No. 2" published by the State of California Department of Agriculture. November 1, 1935.

Box 2, Folder 3

"1959 Spray Program for California Citrus Fruits published" by the University of California Citrus Experiment Station. 1959.

Box 2, Folder 4

Maps (hand drawn) titled "Map of Moreno and Red Scale Groves." undated.

Box 2, Folder 4

Flier for Washburn and Sons Mechanical Hedging and Topping Services (quantity, 3). undated.

Box 2, Folder 4

Document titled "Thompson improved navel (T-I Navel), A.C. Thompson" (photocopy). undated.

Box 2, Folder 4

Advertisements for Owl Fumigating Corporation, Azusa, California (quantity, 2). 1993.

Box 2, Folder 4

Photographs regarding the fumigation of orchards including mechanical equipment, workers, and tents (quantity, 8). undated.

Box 2, Folder 5

Printing blocks of the fumigation tents used in orchards (quantity, 3). undated.

Box 2, Folder 6

Printing block of the fumigation tents used in orchards (quantity, 1). undated.

Box 2, Folder 6

Tape measure (cloth) for a fumigation tent. undated.

Box 3

Photographs (mounted) regarding the process of preparing an orchard for fumigation (quantity, 15). undated.