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Roth Forest Endowment

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Robert and Barbara Sherman

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Bob and Barbara Sherman arrived in Corvallis from Iowa in 1964.  Bob, interested in forest ecology, signed on with Bill Chilcote while Barbara took a position in microbiology.  By 1966 both of them were graduate teaching assistants in Botany and Plant Pathology, with Barbara working with Harry PhinneyBob and Barbara both received their Ph.D. degrees in 1968.

Botany and Plant Pathology Endowment Funds


NEWDrs. Mary L. and Robert L. Powelson Endowment Fund

Other Endowment Funds

Currently the OSU Foundation requires a minimum of $25,000 to be given to set up a new endowment.

Dr. Bonnie C. Templeton Endowment

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Excerpts from Los Angeles Times 2/5/02

  Dr. Bonnie C. Templeton, a pioneering female botanist who served as curator of botany for the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural history from 1929 to 1970, has died.  She was 95. Dr.

Anita S. Summers Graduate Student Travel Fund

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Established in December, 2002, this fund is made possible by generous  contributions from Anita S. Summers and John S. Niederhauser, friends and supporters of our department and who together wished to enhance the educational experience of our graduate students. 

Jean L. Siddall Endowed Scholarship Fund

Jean L. Siddall is remembered for her pioneering work in the protection of Oregon's rare plants, and for establishing, during her lifetime, the Jean L. Siddall Botany Endowed Scholarship Fund for undergraduate students in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology studying rare and endangered plants,  Upon her death in May 1997, funds were donated by her family to initiate a Jean L. Siddall Memorial Botany Scholarship.  

Oregon Flora Herbarium Endowment

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(courtesy of Oregon Flora Newsletter)

Thomas C. Moore Memorial Fund

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Dr. Thomas C. Moore, former chairman of the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology and Professor Emeritus in the Department, passed away on August 30, 2002, at the age of 65. He had been in poor health for some time.

Larry Moore Endowment

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Dr. Larry W. Moore, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, died Wednesday, August 9, 2001 in an auto accident near Gooding, Idaho, while traveling to visit his children and grandchildren.  He was 62.  He is survived by his wife, Marjean, his sons Michael, Jeffrey, and Brian, and daughters Christie Waldron and Suzanne Kellis.

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