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Rose Marie Valdes Pangborn papers

Identifier: RG-2022-001

Content Description

Papers of and about Rose Marie Valdes Pangborn, a widely recognized pioneer in the sensory analysis of food attributes. Born in Las Cruces in 1923 to Leo and Rosalie Valdes, she was a 1953 graduate of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. She received her M.S. degree at Iowa State University and taught for 35 years at the University of California, Davis. She published more than 180 scientific articles and co-authored three textbooks during her lifetime. The materials contain articles about Pangborn, eulogies and obituaries written after her death in 1990, her CV, a bibliography of her publications, written tributes to Pangborn, programs from several Pangborn Sensory Science Symposia, materials produced by NMSU about Pangborn, a copy of her student record from the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, and photographs.

Acquisition Type



Valdes family

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  • 1953 - 2000


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