North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Soil Science Records 1934-1994

Creator
North Carolina State University. Department of Soil Science
Size
26 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.
Call number
UA 100.028
Access to materials

Carton 19 is restricted because it contains personnel files. The rest of this collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

The records of the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University contain long range plans, reports, research grants, publications, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, and brochures.

The Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University had its beginnings with courses in agronomy that were first offered during the 1889-1890 academic year. Soil Science remained a program within the Department of Agronomy until that department was split into the Department of Field Crops and the Department of Soils. The Department of Soils became the Department of Soil Science in 1962.

Biographical/historical note

The Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University had its beginnings with courses in agronomy that were first offered during the 1889-1890 academic year. Soil Science remained a program within the Department of Agronomy until that department was split into the Department of Field Crops and the Department of Soils. The Department of Soils became the Department of Soil Science in 1962.

Additional information and resources on the history of the Department of Soil Science can be found through the NCSU Historical State website.

Scope/content

The records of the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University contain long range plans, reports, research grants, publications, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, and brochures.

Physical description

19 cartons, 1 archival box

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two series: General Records and Publications. The General Records series has not yet undergone full archival processing, and is arranged in the order receieved. The Publications series is arranged alphabetically by title, and then chronologically therein.

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.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Soil Science Records, UA 100.028, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Department of Soil Science.

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, Laura Abraham, 2009 July; Encoded by Steven Mandeville-Gamble, 2005 December; Finding aid updated by Cate Putirskis, 2008 April, 2009 July; Laura Abraham, 2009 July

The collection is organized into two principal series:

General Records 1934-1994 (Series 1)

This series contains general records from the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University, including correspondence, research grants, and other assorted materials. This series has not yet undergone full archival processing.

Research grants 1934-1958
Box 1
Research grants 1944-1962
Box 2
Research grants 1942-1963
Box 3
International Soil Fertility Evaluation Improvement Program 1963-1972
Box 4
Publications: various soils-related annual reports 1966-1984
Box 5
Correspondence, publications 1958-1976
Box 6
Correspondence, research project reports circa 1979-1982
Half box 7
Correspondence, publications, Robert Miller material 1959-1986
Box 8
Scientific society files, research station files 1955-1987
Carton 9
Correspondence, publications, programs 1956-1988
Carton 10
Correspondence, grants, projects 1985-1988
Carton 11
Correspondence, reports, grants, projects 1985-1988
Carton 12
Research station, scholarships, building, committee files 1968-1986
Carton 13
Research project progress reports, committees, foundations, etc 1985-1991
Carton 14
Correspondence: extension, policies, evaluations, societies 1961-1987
Carton 15
Correspondence: seminars, meetings, research matters 1968-1985
Carton 16
Correspondence: research stations, committees, departments, associations 1955-1990
Carton 17
Miscellaneous records undated
Carton 18
Correspondence files of Eugene Kamprath, head of the Department of Soil Science 1978-1994 (Accession no. 2008-0056)

Access is restricted. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Carton 19
Departmental directories 1966-1973
Box 20, Folder 13
Publications 1966-1997 (Series 2)

This series contains publications produced by the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University.

Assessing and Correcting Nutrient Deficiencies in the Soils of Latin America 5 Jun.-15 Jul. 1966
Box 20, Folder 1
Graduate Studies in Soil Science undated
Box 20, Folder 2
Operating a Soil-Plant Analysis Laboratory 24 Jul.-12 Aug. 1966
Box 20, Folder 3
Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the Soil Science Society of North Carolina 17-18 Jan. 1984
Box 20, Folder 4
Programe del Proyecto International de Analisis de Suelos AID/csd-287 flyers 5 Jun.-12 Aug. 1966
Box 20, Folder 5
Research Programs in Soil Science undated
Box 20, Folder 6
Selected Agricultural Best Management Practices to Control Nitrogen in the Neuse River Basin - Depts. of Soil Sci. and Biological Agric. Engineering and... (Tech. Bul. 311) Sept. 1997
Box 20, Folder 7
Soil Science At North Carolina State University undated
Box 20, Folder 8
Soil Taxonomy Keys to Classification 1985
Box 20, Folder 9
Tropical Soils Research Program (Soil Science Dept. NCSU) 1983
Box 20, Folder 10
TropSoils Communiques (Vol. 1, No. 1) Oct. 1982
Box 20, Folder 11
TropSoils, From the Ground Up (Williams Hall) undated
Box 20, Folder 12

Access to the collection

Carton 19 is restricted because it contains personnel files. The rest of this collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Soil Science Records, UA 100.028, 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.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.