Guide to the Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers
1928-1956

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Stuhr, Ernst T. (Ernst Thedore), 1900-1980
Title: Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers
Dates: 1928-1956 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box and 1 map folder)
Collection Number: MSS Stuhr
Summary: The Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers document Stuhr's research and writing on medicinal plants and the pharmacy profession. Stuhr served on the faculty of the Oregon State College School of Pharmacy from 1927 to 1944.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165
Email: archives@oregonstate.edu
Web: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives

Languages: Materials inEnglish. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

Ernst Thedore Stuhr was born in 1900. He received a B.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1925 and an M.S. from the University of Florida in 1927. Stuhr served on the faculty of the Oregon State College (OSC) School of Pharmacy from 1927 to 1944 as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy (1927-1930) and Associate Professor (1930-1944) of Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy. His major area of research, medicinal plants, was reflected in the many articles that he wrote for scholarly and trade journals. In 1944, Stuhr resigned from OSC to take a position with Frank Nau Manufacturing Chemists in Portland, Oregon. He was a member of several scientific, honorary and professional societies. Stuhr died on February 12, 1980.

Content Description

Personal files include personal data and a response prepared by Stuhr and others to an AAUP report on William Jasper Kerr. KOAC radio talks cover a wide range of topics intended for a lay audience. Publications and papers include journal reprints; copies of Stuhr's book, Manual of Pacific Coast Drug Plants; and copies of papers presented at meetings. Series four includes conference proceedings and programs.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Colection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Ernst Thedore Stuhr Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Organized into four series, most of which are arranged chronologically. Series include I. Personal Files; II. KOAC Radio Program Talks; III. Publications and Papers; and IV. Conferences.

Related Materials :  

College of Pharmacy Records (RG 105) and Photographic Collection (P 166); Memorabilia Collection - Pharmacy, School of.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I:  Personal Files, 1933-1947
Container(s)
Description
Box
1 Personal data, 1933
1 Answer to AAUP report on William Jasper Kerr, 1935
1 Plant Science Seminar (American Pharmaceutical Assn.) Portland, July-August 1935
1 S.B. Penick & Co., price list and manual, April 1947

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Series II:  KOAC Radio Program Talks, 1936-1942
Container(s)
Description
Box
1 " The Pharmacist's Function in Medical Care" , Adolph Ziefle, April 9, 1935
1 " Development and Advances in Pharmaceutical Education" , February 10, 1939
1 " The Study of Pharmacy as a Foundation for a Scientific Career" , March 10, 1939
1 " The Education of a Pharmacist" , April 7, 1939
1 " Narcotic Drug Regulations" , May 4, 1939
1 " Exploring Medicinal Plants" , June 15, 1939
1 " The Services of the Druggist to the Community" , October 19, 1939
1 " Research and Its Applications" , December 14, 1939
1 " Accomplishments Through Research" , January 25, 1940
1 " Developments in the Realm of Pharmacy" , March 21, 1940
1 " First Aid Week" , May 16, 1940
1 " National Pharmacy Week" , October 24, 1940
1 " Modern Pharmacy" , December 19, 1940
1 " Industrial Importance of Medicinal Plants" , January 23, 1941
1 " The Sources of Drugs" , March 20, 1941
1 " The Collection of Drugs" , May 15, 1941
1 " Your Druggist" , L.C. Britt and Stuhr, Nov 25, 1941
1 " Graduate Study & Research in the School of Pharmacy" , May 14, 1942
1 " Pharmacy in War Time" , Oct 19-21, 1942
roundtable discussion
1 " Services to the State and Nation, School of Pharmacy" , undated
1 " The Evolution of Drugs" , undated

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Series III:  Publications and Papers, 1928-1956
Container(s)
Description
Box
1 Manual of Pacific Coast Drug Plants, 1933
Published Articles
Box
1 " Medicinal Plants of Florida" , 1928
1 " Medicinal Trees of the United States" , 1928
1 " Oregon Drug Plants" , 1931
1 " Preservation and Storage of Biologicals" , 1931
1 " Exploring Economic Plants" , 1931
1 " Some Pharmacological and Bactericidal Properties of Umbellulone" , 1935
1 " Drugs and Bugs" , 1935
1 " The Potency of Oregon Digitalis" , 1935
1 " Foresight in Professional Pharmacy" , 1935
1 " Some First Aid Principles With Useful Suggestions for Emergencies" , 1935
1 " First Aid" , (same as preceding article), circa 1935
1 " A Toxicological Study of the Cutaneous Secretions of the Salamander, Triturus Torosus" , 1936
1 " Commercial Drug Plantings in Oregon" , 1936
1 " The Education of a Pharmacist" , 1937
1 " Survey of Regulations and Educational Requirements of Pharmacy in Certain Foreign Countries" , 1938
1 " Pentobarbital Sodium as an Anesthetic for Minks" , 1941
1 " Therapeutic Interpretation of New Drugs of U.S.P. XII" , 1941
1 " Assay of Oregon Ergot" , 1943
1 " An Investigation of the Root-Bark of Fatsia Horrida" , 1944
1 " The Distribution, Abundance and Uses of Wild Drug Plants in Oregon and Southern California" , 1947
1 " A History of Old Oregon Drug Laws" , 1956
1 Papers and Miscellaneous Writings, 1929-1955
Map Case
* Map, Botanical Drug Map of the World, 1934

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Series IV:  Conferences, 1948-1954
Container(s)
Description
Box
1 Program, Oregon State Pharmaceutical Association, 1948
1 Proceedings, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, District 7 Joint Conference, 1953-1954

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Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Kerr, William Jasper, 1863-1947
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Manual of Pacific coast drug plants
  • Corporate Names :
  • KOAC (Radio station : Corvallis, Or.)
  • Oregon State College. School of Pharmacy.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Botany, Medical.
  • Botany--Pacific Coast (North America)
  • Pharmacognosy--Oregon.
  • Pharmacy colleges--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Pharmacy--Research--Oregon.
  • Pharmacy--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon--Corvallis.

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