Gary D. Jolliff joined the Oregon State University faculty in 1976 as an Associate Professor in the Crop Science Department, specializing in the study of meadowfoam and its development as a domesticated crop in the Willamette Valley. As a part of his meadowfoam research, Jolliff headed up the Oregon Experiment Station Research New Crops Research Project 481 from 1978 until his retirement in 2002.
Jolliff earned BS and MS degrees from The Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from Colorado State University. He held faculty positions at the University of Nebraska (1969-1971) and Texas A and I University (1971-1976) prior to arriving at OSU.
The Gary Jolliff Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Crop and Soil Science professor Gary Jolliff and include article reprints, conference papers, correspondence, course materials, curriculum vitae, grant proposals, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, notes, overhead transparencies, publications, photographs, reports, speech transcripts, and a thesis. The Jolliff Papers primarily document Jolliff's research of meadowfoam and other plants such as cuphea, soybeans, and rapeseed. The materials also reflect Jolliff's career as instructor of crop science courses, participation in conferences and workshops, involvement in professional organizations, testimony before congress and the Oregon legislature on agriculture-related bills, and participation on various departmental and university committees. The photographic images consist of a slide presentation (17 images in all) on meadowfoam research and a print of a field of meadowfoam.
Restrictions on Access :
Collection is open for research.Preferred Citation :
Gary Jolliff Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.
Additional Reference Guides : Processing Note :
This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.Related Materials :
The Agricultural Experiment Station Records (RG 25) include additional materials pertaining to agricultural research projects at Oregon State University. The Archives collections include the Crop Science Department Records (RG 95), the Farm Crops Department Photographs (P 130) as well as the papers of several crop science faculty: Floyd E. Bolton, Te May Ching; Donald David Hill; Dale Moss, Kenneth A. Rykbost, and Harry August Schoth.