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Abraham H. Epstein papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/11

Scope and Content

This collection contains information on Epstein’s research, Phi Kappa Phi, minutes, correspondences, and information on the Plant Pathological Society.


  • Creation: 1966-1999


Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Abraham H. Epstein received his B.S. (1952) from Cornell University, M.S. (1954) from the University of Rhode Island, and Ph. D. (1969) from Iowa State University. He came to Iowa State University in 1965 as an extension plant pathologist after having served four years with the San Diego County Department of Agriculture and seven years with the Wisconsin State Department of Agriculture. Epstein became the Chairman of the Department of Plant Pathology, Seed and Weed Sciences July, 1974 for a five-year period after serving as acting head since the department was formed in 1979. He was also a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor Agricultural Honor Society. He retired in 1999 from Iowa State University.


3.9 Linear Feet (3 record center cartons)

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The collection is organized in its original order.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 9/18/11. Abraham H. Epstein papers, 1966-1999
April 10, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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