Inventory of the Michael G. Mullins Papers

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Mullins, Michael G.
Title: Michael G. Mullins Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1965-1990
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
Abstract: Michael G. Mullins served as Professor of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California, Davis from 1987 to 1990. His papers contain manuscripts and published versions of his writings, including reprints of his articles, typescripts of a paper entitled Application of Biotechnology to Viticulture, and two notebooks.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-458
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Michael Gordon Mullins (1937-1990) received his B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Reading, England (1959), a postgraduate diploma in Agriculture from Cambridge University (1960), and his doctoral degree in the Faculty of Science (1964) from the University of London, England.
He then worked for three years in the division of Horticultural Research of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Adelaide, South Australia, spent one year in the Department of Agriculture Science at the University of Oxford, England, and returned to CSIRO in 1969.
Mullins served as the Foundation Professor of Horticulture at the University of Sydney, Australia before moving to the University of California, Davis in 1987 to accept the position of Chair of the Department of Viticulture and Enology.
Mullins passed away on November 13, 1990.

Scope and Content

The Michael G. Mullins Papers, which span the years 1965-1990, contain manuscripts and published versions of his writings, including reprints of his articles, typescripts of a paper entitled Application of Biotechnology to Viticulture, and two notebooks.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged in one series: Writings.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mullins, Michael G.--Archives
University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
Wine and wine making

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Michael G. Mullins Papers, D-458, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Writings 1965-1990

Physical Description: 0.8 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscripts and published versions of writings by Mullins. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1:1

Application of Biotechnology to Viticulture typescript, notes, and photographs 1987

Box 1:2

Methods notebook undated

Box 1:3

Postharvest Physiology course materials undated

Box 1:4

Reprints 1965-1969

Box 1:5

Reprints 1970-1976

Box 1:6

Reprints 1976-1981

Box 1:7

Reprints 1981-1987

Box 1:8

Reprints 1987-1989

Box 1:9

Reprints 1989-1990

Box 2:1

Short course on Postharvest Handling of Fruit and Vegetables, notes 1977

Box 2:2

University of Oxford notes 1967-1968