McCorkle served in various educational and administrative roles at Cal Poly from
1932 to 1966, eventually becoming dean of the college for the Kellogg campus in
Pomona. The collection contains administrative records, correspondence, reports and
studies pertaining to curricula and other matters, reports from the Cal Poly Kellogg
Campus to the Kellogg Foundation, records documenting the development of the Cal
Poly Voorhis and Kellogg campuses, and programs for campus events.
Chester O. McCorkle was born in 1903 in Watsonville, California and earned a
bachelor's degree and master's degree in agricultural economics from the University
of California, Berkeley. He began his educational career in 1927 at Red Bluff Union
High School in Northern California, where he served as director of agriculture and
as a critic teacher.
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