Guide to the Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Peiffer, Kareen.
Title: Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes
Dates: 1930-1931 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.15 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection Number: MSS Peiffer
Summary: The Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes consist of laboratory notes and drawings made by Peiffer in botany and zoology courses at Oregon State College. Peiffer graduated from Oregon State in 1934 with a degree in education.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165

Languages: Materials in English. 

Biographical Note

Kareen Peiffer, of Portland, Oregon, attended Oregon Agricultural College in the 1930-1931 and 1933-34 academic years and earned a BS degree in education in 1934. She married Morris Vennewitz, also an Oregon State graduate in 1934, and lived in Portland. Kareen Vennewitz died in 1997.

Content Description

The Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes consist of laboratory notes and drawings made by Peiffer in three courses at Oregon State College: Botany 101, General Botany; Botany 203, Plant Identification; and Zoology 103, General Zoology. The instructors were W.M. Atwood for Botany 101 and John Osborn for Zoology 103. Helen Gilkey may have been the instructor for the plant identification course.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Kareen Peiffer Laboratory Notes, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

The materials were received by the Archives in 2007.

Related Materials :  

Additional materials pertaining to botany and zoology courses at Oregon State are available in the Botany and Plant Pathology Department Records (RG 054) and the Zoology Department Records (RG 074). The Archives collections include the collections of several botany faculty including W.M. Atwood, Helen Gilkey, and William Evans Lawrence.


    • Subject Terms :
    • Botany--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon--Corvallis.
    • Zoology--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon--Corvallis.
      • Other Creators :
      • Oregon State College. Dept. of Botany.
      • Oregon State College. Dept. of Zoology.

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