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Joseph C. Arthur papers

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SERIES ONE: WRITINGS BY JOSEPH C. ARTHUR

SERIES TWO: BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, 1942-1968

SERIES THREE: JOSEPH C. ARTHUR HERBARIUM

SERIES FOUR: PRINTED MATERIAL

SERIES FIVE: PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL, undated



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Joseph C. Arthur papers, 1872-1968 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Sammie Morris, Archivist

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Predominant Dates:1872-1936

Primary Creator: Arthur, Joseph Charles (1850-1942)

Extent: 1.5 Cubic feet

Arrangement: The Papers are divided into five series: 1. Writings of Joseph C. Arthur, 1872-1936 The series documents Arthur's scientific writings, primarily published articles and article reprints relating to his areas of research in botany and plant rusts. 2. Biographical Information, 1942-1968 The series includes obituaries, biographical information, and an autobiographical essay by Arthur on why he chose to be a botanist. 3. Joseph C. Arthur Herbarium, 1918-1961 The series documents the Arthur Herbarium at Purdue University, and ownership of the Herbarium following Arthur's departure from Purdue. 4. Printed Material, 1912-1922; n.d. The series includes a notebook, possibly lab notes from a class of Arthur's, relating to wood. The notebook includes accompanying photographs of wood. 5. Photographic Material, n.d. The series includes one undated photograph of Joseph C. Arthur

Subjects: Antifungal agents., Arthur, Joseph Charles, 1850-1942., Botanists--United States., Botany, Cereal smut diseases., Fungal diseases of plants., Fungicides, Indiana Academy of Science., International Botanical Congress., Iowa Agricultural College, Mycology., New York State Agricultural Experiment Station., Oats--Diseases and pests., Plant diseases., Plant pathologists--United States., Potato--scab, Potatoes--Diseases and pests., Rust diseases.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Joseph C. Arthur Papers (1.5 cubic ft.; 1872-1968) document the life and career of botanist Joseph Arthur. Types of materials in the collection include writings by Arthur, biographical information, printed material, photographic material, and correspondence. Although the bulk of the collection is comprised of Arthur's published scientific articles (1872-1936), numerous reports and printed material from Purdue's Agricultural Experiment Station and some information on the Joseph C. Arthur Herbarium at Purdue are also included in the papers.

Subject/Index Terms

Antifungal agents.
Arthur, Joseph Charles, 1850-1942.
Botanists--United States.
Botany
Cereal smut diseases.
Fungal diseases of plants.
Fungicides
Indiana Academy of Science.
International Botanical Congress.
Iowa Agricultural College
Mycology.
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.
Oats--Diseases and pests.
Plant diseases.
Plant pathologists--United States.
Potato--scab
Potatoes--Diseases and pests.
Rust diseases.

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: The Joseph C. Arthur Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: Sammie Morris, Archivist

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/arthur.pdf


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[Series 1: SERIES ONE: WRITINGS BY JOSEPH C. ARTHUR, 1872-1936],
[Series 2: SERIES TWO: BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, 1942-1968],
[Series 3: SERIES THREE: JOSEPH C. ARTHUR HERBARIUM],
[Series 4: SERIES FOUR: PRINTED MATERIAL],
[Series 5: SERIES FIVE: PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL, undated],
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