Doug Worsham Papers circa 1965 to circa 1990

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Creator
Worsham, A. D.
Size
1.5 linear feet (1 carton)
Call number
MC 00508

Contained in this collection are published and unpublished research papers and articles, correspondence, notes, photographs, and other documents created or acquired by Worsham in the course of his research as well as his work with the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service (later Cooperative Extension Service). Worsham's research focused on witchweed (striga asiatica); crop injury, especially on tobacco, from herbicide-contaminated (picloram) fertilizer; and no tillage agriculture.

Arch Douglas (Doug) Worsham (1933- ) became a professor of crop science at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later University) in 1960. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in agronomy from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in crop science from NC State. His research has focused on witchweed (striga asiatica), crop injury (especially on tobacco) from herbicide-contaminated (picloram) fertilizer, and no tillage agriculture. He has done considerable work with the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service (later Cooperative Extension Service).

Biographical/historical note

Arch Douglas (Doug) Worsham (1933- ) became a professor of crop science at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later University) in 1960. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in agronomy from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in crop science from NC State. His research has focused on witchweed (striga asiatica), crop injury (especially on tobacco) from herbicide-contaminated (picloram) fertilizer, and no tillage agriculture. He has done considerable work with the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service (later Cooperative Extension Service).

Scope/content

Contained in this collection are published and unpublished research papers and articles, correspondence, notes, photographs, and other documents created or acquired by Worsham in the course of his research as well as his work with the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service (later Cooperative Extension Service). Worsham's research focused on witchweed (striga asiatica); crop injury, especially on tobacco, from herbicide-contaminated (picloram) fertilizer; and no tillage agriculture.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in the order received. This collection has not yet received full archival processing.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University 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], Doug Worsham Papers, MC 00508, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Doug Worsham, 2014 (Accession 2014.0029)

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2014 March; machine-readable finding aid by: Todd Kosmerick, 2014 March.

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Crop injury (tobacco) from herbicide-contaminated (picloram) fertilizer
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Witchweed
Carton 1
No Tillage
Carton 1
Photographs
Carton 1
Other research and papers
Carton 1
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Doug Worsham Papers, MC 00508, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University 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.