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Inventory of the Warren R. Cothran Papers
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  • Creator: Cothran, Warren Roderic, 1938-1980
    Title: Warren R. Cothran Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1979
    Extent: 0.4 linear feet
    Abstract: Warren R. Cothran (1938-1980) served as Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Davis from 1968-1980. His papers contain several of his articles as well as his course materials for Entomology 104. Also included are 35mm color slides that Cothran photographed and used for the plant ecology unit of his Entomology 104 course. The majority of the slides were taken in California with several images from New York, Arizona, and Mexico.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-478
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Warren Roderic Cothran (1938-1980) received a B.A. in Biological Sciences and a teaching credential from San Jose State College in 1962 and a Ph.D in Entomology from Cornell University in 1967. He joined the Department of Entomology at the University of California, Davis in 1968 as an Assistant Professor of Entomology and Assistant Entomologist in the Experiment Station. Cothran's research focused on the control of the insect pests of alfalfa, especially the alfalfa weevil.
    Source:
    Ehler, L.E., Judson, C.L., McClelland, G.A.H, and McLean, D.L. "Warren R. Cothran." In Memoriam. [Berkeley, Calif. : Academic Senate], 1980.

    Scope and Content

    The Warren R. Cothran Papers contain several of his articles as well as his course materials for Entomology 104. Also included are 35mm color slides that Cothran photographed and used for the plant ecology unit of his Entomology 104 course. The majority of the slides were taken in California with several images from New York, Arizona, and Mexico.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in two series: Writings and Plant ecology slides.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Cothran, Warren Roderic, 1938-1980--Archives
    University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
    Plant ecology--California--Pictorial works

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Barbara Denno in 2008.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Warren R. Cothran Papers, D-478, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis 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.