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Inventory of the Eugene Marshall Stafford Correspondence
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Description
Eugene Marshall Stafford served as Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Davis from 1958 to 1973. His research involved the use of chemicals for the control of insect pests of agricultural crops, especially scale insects on olives and figs. His correspondence, which spans from 1945-1951, contains letters with chemical companies, farmers, and researchers regarding agricultural pests and their control.
Background
Eugene Marshall Stafford (September 2, 1910-September 25, 1980) was born in Los Angeles, California, but spent his early years in Sacramento where he attended grade school, high school, and then Sacramento Junior College. In 1931, he entered the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned the B.S. and M.S. degrees in entomology. He then undertook further graduate work in entomology at Cornell University and received his Ph.D. in 1941. He returned to the University of California as Junior Entomologist in the Agricultural Experiment Station and was promoted to Professor in 1958.
Extent
3.6 linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.