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Inventory of the Robert C. Pearl Papers
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  • Creator: Pearl, Robert C.
    Title: Robert C. Pearl Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1932-2011
    Extent: 5 linear feet
    Abstract: Robert C. Pearl (1925-2012) served as Cooperative Extension Specialist with the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology. The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, and Pearl's publications as well as materials related to UC Cooperative Extension and the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology. Also included are materials related to Pearl's involvement with the Institute of Food Technologists and community organizations such as the Davis Rotary Club.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-572
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Robert Clare Pearl was born on Aug. 7, 1925 in Lockeford, California. After graduating in 1947 from UC Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in plant science, he joined the staff of the University of California Agricultural Extension Service as a farm adviser for Sutter County working with field and vegetable crops. In 1954, he moved to Davis and began as a regional farm adviser for processing tomato raw product studies as an Extension Agronomist for the corn, sugar beet and dry bean industry. From 1955 to 1958, Pearl worked with the UC Davis Department of Agronomy as an Extension Agronomy Specialist. In 1958, he began serving as liaison between the California fruit and vegetable processing industry and the university. In August 1989, he retired from his position as Cooperative Extension Specialist with the Department of Food Science and Technology at UC Davis.
    Pearl passed away on August 30, 2012.
    Source:
    "Robert Clare Pearl Sr. Obituary." Davis Enterprise, October 25, 2012.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, and Pearl's publications as well as materials related to UC Cooperative Extension and the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology. Also included are materials related to Pearl's involvement with the Institute of Food Technologists and community organizations such as the Davis Rotary Club.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in eight series: 1. Biographical Information, 2. Publications by Pearl, 3. Correspondence, 4. UC Davis, 5. Institute of Food Technologists, 6. Community Organizations, 7. Reference Materials, 8. Memorabilia.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Pearl, Robert C.--Archives
    University of California, Davis. Department of Food Science and Technology
    Institute of Food Technologists
    University of California, Davis. Cooperative Extension
    Davis Rotary Club

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Pamela Pearl in 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], D-572, Robert C. Pearl Papers, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.