Douglas Sanders Slides and Papers 1971-2005

Creator
Sanders, D. C. (Douglas C.)
Size
25.5 linear feet (17 cartons)
Location

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Call number
MC 00045

The Douglas Sanders Slides and Papers consist of materials gathered from Dr. Sanders's office on the campus of North Carolina State University. Over half of the materials consist of 35mm color photographic slides used by Dr. Sanders in his research, teaching, and presentations. The collection has not been fully processed yet.

Douglas Sanders was a professor of horticultural science at North Carolina State University beginning in 1970. He received his bachelor's degree in 1965 from Michigan State University and his master’s degree and doctorate in 1967 and 1970 respectively from the University of Minnesota. His accomplishments included the establishment of the N.C. Vegetable Growers Association, introduction of numerous new vegetable technologies (drip irrigation, plasticulture, precision seeding) and introduction of new crops to North Carolina, including asparagus, broccoli, sweet onions and leaf lettuce. He served in various positions of the American Society for Horticultural Science. He was named a fellow of that organization in 1992 and received its Outstanding International Horticulturist Award in 2006. He died on April 17, 2006.

Biographical/historical note

Sanders grew up on a family farm in Mason, Michigan. Sanders received his bachelor’s degree in vegetable crops in 1965 from Michigan State University. He earned his master’s degree and doctorate in horticulture in 1967 and 1970, respectively, from the University of Minnesota. He began his professional career at North Carolina State University in 1970 as an assistant professor specializing in vegetable production, and he was promoted to full professor in 1982.

Sanders taught and conducted research on vegetable production systems and their application worldwide. His accomplishments included the establishment of the N.C. Vegetable Growers Association, introduction of numerous new vegetable technologies (drip irrigation, plasticulture, precision seeding) and introdcution of new crops to North Carolina, including asparagus, broccoli, sweet onions and leaf lettuce.

Sanders served as vice president of the Extension Division of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) in 1992-93. In 1992 he was named a Fellow of ASHS, and he received the organization's Outstanding International Horticulturist Award in 2006. He also served as president of the Southern Region ASHS in 2000.

Douglas Sanders was married to Ellen Sanders. He died on April 17, 2006.

Scope/content

The Douglas Sanders Slides and Papers consist of materials gathered from Dr. Sanders's office on the campus of North Carolina State University. Over half of the materials consist of 35mm color photographic slides used by Dr. Sanders in his research, teaching, and presentations. The collection has not been fully processed yet.

Custodial history

The materials were acquired in 2007 from offices within North Carolina State University's Department of Horticultural Science.

Physical description

17 cartons

Arrangement

The collection is comprised of two series: Papers and Slides.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Douglas Sanders Slides and Papers, MC 00045, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Donated by Ellen Sanders, 2007.

Processing information

Processed by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

Encoded by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

These materials have been inventoried but not fully processed.

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Papers 1972-2005 (MC 00045 Series 01)
Size: 6 linear feet

Contained in this series are grant and project proposals, reprints and pamphlets, publications (including manuscripts), research reports, notebooks, documents on the North Carolina Growers Association, and materials on international projects. It stems mostly from Dr. Sanders's research and professional activities.

4 cartons

NC Vegetable Growers Association 1992-2004
Carton 1
Uruguay 1992-2004
Carton 1
Volunteers in Overseas Cooperation Assistance 1992-2004
Carton 1
Grant and Project Proposals 1992-2004
Carton 1
Class Notes and Papers 1976-1997
Carton 2
Grower Guidelines authored by Sanders in "America Vegetable Grower" 1976-1997
Carton 2
Manuscripts for publication, mainly in HortTechnology 1976-1997
Carton 2
Publication and Reprints authored by Sanders 1975-2005
Carton 3
Distance Education 1975-2005
Carton 3
Project and Grant Proposals (includes Uruguay projects) 1975-2005
Carton 3
Committee on International Programs (NCSU) 1975-2005
Carton 3
Manuscript for publications and pamphlets authored by Sanders (including urban growing) 1975-2005
Carton 3
Intensive Vegetable Systems Training Notebook 1975-2005
Carton 3
Annual Project Resource Requests Notebook 1975-2005
Carton 3
Pepper Management Notebook 1975-2005
Carton 3
Asparagus Research Reports 1972-2004
Carton 4
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Unity Retreat Notebook 2004
Carton 4
Cultural Systems Notebooks (Cooperative Extension Service New Agent Training) 1972-2004
Carton 4
GAPS (Good Agricultural Practices) Notebook in Spanish 1972-2004
Carton 4
Reprints authored by Sanders 1972-2004
Carton 4
Slides 1971-2000 (MC 00045 Series 02)
Size: 19.5 linear feet

This series consists of approximately 30,000 35 mm photographic slides created for Sanders's research or presentations he made. Seven cartons contain slides organized in small drawers by plant, project, or other topic. Other cartons contain slides organized into notebooks by project. A small number has been organized in slide carousels.

13 cartons

Slide Notebook: Title Slides, Titles and Graphics 1976-1991
Carton 5, Folder 1
Slide Notebook: Special Projects
Carton 5, Folder 2
Slide Notebook: Untitled
Carton 5, Folder 3
Slide Notebook: Pimentoes and Direct Seeding
Carton 5, Folder 4
Slide Notebook: 2 "Spacemaker" containers of unidentified slides 1999-2002
Carton 5, Folder 5
Slide Notebook: Intensive Vegetable Systems (Slides/Scripts)
Carton 6, Folder 1
Slide Notebook: General Horticulture
Carton 6, Folder 2
Slide Notebook: ASH2 SL92 "Power Point"
Carton 6, Folder 3
Slide Notebook: "1995 Slide Sets" (actual dates 1981-1984) 1981-1984
Carton 6, Folder 4
Slide Notebook: Israel (Shur-Rane)
Carton 6, Folder 5
Blue Slide Notebook Containing Slide Sets on Fresh Market Tomatoes and Field Grown Transplants 1980
Carton 6, Folder 6
Slide Notebook (appears to be just titles)
Carton 6, Folder 7
Slide Notebook: Humic Acid Research 1986
Carton 6, Folder 8
Slide Notebook: Special Research Projects 1972-1995
Carton 7, Folder 1
Slide Notebook: Slide Sets on United F.F. and V. Association; P. Seeding, Drip, Oriental Vegetables, P. Plastic, Row Cover, Transplants 1977-1994
Carton 7, Folder 2
Slide Notebook: Slide Sets on Harvest Aids, Cover Groups, Poultry Litter for Pepper Production, Row Covers for Early Vegetables, Intensive Vegetable Systems, Container Vegetable Transplants 1992-1993
Carton 7, Folder 3
Blue Slide Notebook (Slide Sets) Asparagus, Pumpkins, New Vegetables Crops for NC Farmers, Look at Your Markets 1980
Carton 7, Folder 4
Slide Carousal: Food Safety 1983-2001
Carton 7, Folder 5
Slide Notebook: Pam Miller Views 1973-1993
Carton 8, Folder 1
Slide Notebook: Fish and Vegetable Systems
Carton 8, Folder 2
Slide Notebook: Soil Warming 1971-1974
Carton 8, Folder 3
Blue-Gray Slide Notebook; Ground Horticulture, Markets, Farm Market Tomatoes, Hungary, Plastic Mulch, Equipment 1990
Carton 8, Folder 4
Slide Carousel: Horticulture, The Grand Continuum Presentation 1982-1992
Carton 8, Folder 5
Blue Slide Notebook: Tomato Slide Set, Processing Tomato Slide Set, Pimento Pepper 1980
Carton 9, Folder 1
Slide Notebook: Varieties (Dow Notebooks): Slides have "PT-V" on them. 1972-1973
Carton 9, Folder 2
Slide Notebook: New Zealand 1993
Carton 9, Folder 3
Slide Notebook: Seminario Tecnologias de Produccion: Slides - 1986- 1998 and Workshop Materials 1999. 1986-1999
Carton 9, Folder 4
Slide Notebook: Chill (Slides) 1989-1992
Carton 9, Folder 5
Slide Carousel: Vegetables, 1990 1990
Carton 9, Folder 6
Slide Notebook: Irrigation (Charts, Graphs, Pre-printed Slides) and International Outreach 1979-1980
Carton 10, Folder 1
Slide Notebook: Slide Sets of Field Grown Transplants, Fresh Market Tomatoes, Pimento Pepper, Processing Tomato Production, Pumpkins, and Asparagus 1972-1979
Carton 10, Folder 2
Unidentified Red Slide Notebook (includes grading, onions, beans, equipment, peppers, packing, tomatoes, and general horticulture) 1988
Carton 10, Folder 3
Unidentified Black Slide Notebook: General Horticulture, Weather Stations, Equipment, Hogs, Field Day, General Vegetables, and "General P" 1971- 1993
Carton 10, Folder 4
Slide Drawers: Artichoke, Eggplant, Cauliflower, California and Florida, Travels, Equipment Post Harvest, Cucumber, Equipment Seeders, Carrots, Containers, Culture, Broccoli, Chemical Control, Carrot, Equipment 1978-2000
Carton 11
Slide Drawers: Equipment Seeders, Carrot, Equipment, General, Onion, Asparagus, Carrot, Broccoli, Oriental, Cow, Plastic Mulch, Presentation, Cantaloupe 1978-2000
Carton 12
Slide Drawers: Plastic Mulch, Squash, Asparagus, Equipment Not Sorted, Cabbage, Potato, Preservation, Beans and Peas, Pumpkins, Special, Special Transplants, Special Cover Crop, Special Montana 1997, Special Root Rot 2000, Tomato, Vegetable Rot and Special Cover Crops 1978-2000
Carton 13
Slide Drawers: Melon, Potato, Equipment Not Sorted, General, Special Uruguay, Pepper, Irrigation, Drip, Irrigation Drip, CA Crop and Equipment, CA Vegetables, Uruguay, Peppers 1978-2000
Carton 14
Slide Drawers: Onion, Celery, Okra, Radish, Irrigation, Parsley, Garlic, Tomato, Uruguay, CA Crops and Equipment, Plastic Mulch, Variety Misc., MN Mist Irrigation (do not scan), MN Research (do not scan), Sweet Potato 1978-2000
Carton 15
Slide Drawers: Potato, Florida and Misc., Market, Potato, Watermelon, Equipment, Pepper 1978-2000
Carton 16
Slide Drawers: Pepper Oriental Vegetables, Watermelon, Markets, Food Safety, Intensive, General Post-Harvest, General, Equipment Sprayers, People and Places, Lettuce, Mushroom, Australia, Plant Production, Squash Production, Greens 1978-2000
Carton 17

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Douglas Sanders Slides and Papers, MC 00045, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.