Guide to the James A. Moore Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Moore, James A. (James Allan), 1939-
Title: James A. Moore Papers
Dates: 1966-2000 ( inclusive )
1980-1999 ( bulk )
Quantity: 0.6 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection Number: MSS MooreJA
Summary: The James A. Moore Papers consist of articles and publications written by Moore pertaining to animal waste management. Moore was a faculty member in the Department of Bioresource Engineering and an Extension Agricultural Engineer at Oregon State University from 1979 until his retirement in 2002.
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

James A. Moore joined the faculty of Oregon State University in 1979 as an Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Engineer. He was promoted to full Professor in 1985 and served as head of the Bioresource Engineering Department from 1996 until his retirement in 2002.

Moore earned his BS degree in 1962 from California State Polytechnic College, his MS in 1964 from the University of Arizona, and his Ph.D. in 1975 from the University of Minnesota.

Content Description

The James A. Moore Papers consist of journal article reprints, contributions to conference proceedings, Oregon State University Extension Service and Experiment Station publications, and article manuscripts written by Moore pertaining to livestock waste management, water quality issues resulting from livestock grazing, and septic tanks. Several of the publications were co-authored with J. Ronald Miner.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

James A. Moore Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Transferred from the Biological and Ecological Engineeering Department in 2007.

Related Materials :  

The OSU Archives collections include the Bioresource Engineering Department Records (RG 001) and Photographs (P 106); the Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films (FV P 106); as well as the papers of several agricultural engineering faculty, including J. Ronald Miner, Dean E. Booster, and Hugh J. Hansen.


      • Subject Terms :
      • Animal waste--Management--Congresses.
      • Dairy farms--Waste disposal--Oregon
      • Land treatment of wastewater.
      • Livestock--Housing--Waste disposal.
      • Septic tanks--Oregon.
      • Water temperature--Oregon.
        • Other Creators :
        • Miner, J. Ronald.
        • Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station.
        • Oregon State University. Extension Service.

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