Walton B. Sinclair papers
Finding aid prepared by Carlota Ramirez, 2017.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Title: Walton B. Sinclair papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1972, undated.
Date (bulk): 1944-1946
Collection Number: UA 064
Sinclair, Walton B., 1900-1979
0.21 Linear Feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: This collection contains publications written and co-written by Walton B. Sinclair, a pioneer plant biochemist who worked
at the Citrus Experiment Station in Riverside beginning in 1932 and was a professor emeritus of biochemistry at the University
of California, Riverside. Publications in the collection focus on Sinclair's research regarding the biochemistry of various
citrus fruits, as well as an article Sinclair wrote regarding the state of higher education in the Southern United States.
Languages: The collection is in English.
The collection is open for research.
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University of California, Riverside.
The collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez in 2017.
Processing of the Walton B. Sinclair papers was completed by undergraduate students form the University of California, Riverside
as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded
by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.
A pioneer plant biochemist, Walton B. Sinclair first began his work in Riverside at the Citrus Experiment Station in 1932.
He focused his research on the biochemistry of citrus fruits, and among many other achievements his work was used to develop
the legal standards for marketing in the California citrus industry. He is also known for his monographs on citrus, which
became standard reference materials for the study of fruits like the lemon, orange, and grapefruit.
He was a professor emeritus in biochemistry at UC Riverside, and served as Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry until
his retirement in 1968.
Collection Scope and Contents
This collection contains research articles written and co-written by Walton B. Sinclair, mostly regarding the biochemistry
and acidity of various citrus fruits, including lemons, grapefruit and Valencia oranges. The collection also includes an article
Sinclair wrote regarding the state of higher education in the Southern United States.
Materials in the collection are arranged topically.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Citrus fruits -- Research.
Sinclair, Walton B., 1900-1979
Genres and Forms of Materials
Box 1, Folder 1
Citrus Fruits, Juices, Oils and Peels
Box 1, Folder 2
Box 1, Folder 3
Lemons and Lemon Juice
Box 1, Folder 4
Box 1, Folder 5
Education in the South