STS Oberly Award for Bibliography in the Agricultural or Natural Sciences

About the STS Oberly Award for Bibliography in the Agricultural or Natural Sciences The Oberly Award was established in 1923 in memory of Eunice Rockwood Oberly, librarian of the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture from 1908 to 1921.  She was the Bureau of Plant Industry's representative to the Congressional Joint Commission on Reclassification of Government Employees and was instrumental in gaining a fairer recognition of library activities. This biennial award is given in odd-numbered years for the best English-language bibliography in the field of agriculture or a related science.

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NameTitleYear
Jan SchollJan Scholl 2013 - Winner
Amy PasterAmy2013 - Winner
William R. Shurtleff2011 - Winner
Rice DatabaseRice Database2009 - Recipient
Patricia Rodkewich2007 - Recipient
Louise Letnes2007 - Recipient
Julie Kelly2007 - Recipient
No awards given2005 - No Awards Given
David F. Frodin2003 - Recipient
Charles H. SmithSmith 2001 - Recipient
Eli MacLarenMacLaren 1999 - Recipient
Wallace C. OlsenOlsen 1997 - Recipient
Diane B. Rhodes1995 - Co-Winner
George H. BellBell 1995 - Co-Winner
Albert H. JoyJoy 1993 - Recipient
Michael J. BalickBalick 1991 - Co-Winner
Hans T. BeckBeck 1991 - Co-Winner
Jacqueline A. AshbyAshby 1987 - Co-Winner
Stella Gomez1987 - Co-Winner
Herbs: An Indexed Bibliography, 1971-80Herbs: An Indexed Bibliography, 1971-801985 - Winner
Roland Schoenike1981 - Winner
Ann Kerker1975 - Winner
Henry T. Murphy, Jr.1975 - Winner
No awards given1969 - No Awards Given
Langman, Ida KaplanA selected Guide to the Literature on teh Flowering Plants of Mexico1965 - Winner
Stevenson, AllanCatalogue of Botanical Books in the Collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, Volume 2, Parts 1 & 21963 - Winner
Walker, Egbert H.Bibliography of Eastern Asiatic Botany, Suppliment 11961 - Winner
Blanchard, J. RichardLiterature of Agricultural Research1959 - Winner
Condit, Ira J.A Bibliography of the Avacado (Persea Americana Miller)1957 - Winner
Enderud, JuliusA Bibliography of the Avacado (Persea Americana Miller)1957 - Winner
Rose, ElizabethThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary1955 - Winner
Rose, ArthurThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary1955 - Winner
Planck, Ralph WaldoAbstract Bibliography of the Chemistry and Technology of Tung Products, 1875-19501953 - Winner
Pack, Frank C.Abstract Bibliography of the Chemistry and Technology of Tung Products, 1875-19501953 - Winner
Skau, Dorothy B.Abstract Bibliography of the Chemistry and Technology of Tung Products, 1875-19501953 - Winner
Nowakorski, JaninaThe Technical Literature of Agricultural Motor Fuels: Including Physical and Chemical properties, Engine Performance, Economics, Patents, and Books1951 - Winner
Weibe, RichardThe Technical Literature of Agricultural Motor Fuels: Including Physical and Chemical properties, Engine Performance, Economics, Patents, and Books1951 - Winner
Hawes, Ina LouiseBibliography on Aviation and Economic Entomology1949 - Winner
Eisenberg, RoseBibliography on Aviation and Economic Entomology1949 - Winner
Schneider, Burch HartFeeds of the World; Their Digestibility and Composition1947 - Winner
Geographical Guides to Floras of the World, an Annotated List with Special Reference to Useful and Common Plant Names ... Part IGeographical Guides to Floras of the World, an Annotated List with Special Reference to Useful and Common Plant Names ... Part I1945 - Winner
Cunningham, J.C.Maize Bibliography for the Years 1917 to 1936, Inclusive1945 - Winner
No awards given1943 - No Awards Given
Merrill, Elmer D.A Bibliography of Eastern Asiatic Botany1941 - Winner
Munns, E.N.A Selected Bibliogrpahy of North American Forestry, Vols. 1-21941 - Honorable Mention
McClung, L.S.The Anaerobic Bacteria and Their Activies in Nature and Disease, Vols. 1-2 and Suppliment1941 - Honorable Mention
McCoy, ElizabethThe Anaerobic Bacteria and Their Activies in Nature and Disease, Vols. 1-2 and Suppliment1941 - Honorable Mention
Walker, Egbert H.A Bibliography of Eastern Asiatic Botany1941 - Winner
Hannay, Annie M.Bibliography on Land Utilization, 1918-361939 - Recipient
Bercaw, Louise OldhamBibliography on Land Utilization, 1918-361939 - Recipient
Colvin, Esther M.The Soybead Industry; a Selected List of References on teh Economic Aspects of the Industry in teh United States, 1900-19381939 - Honorable Mention
Hennefrund, HelenThe Soybead Industry; a Selected List of References on teh Economic Aspects of the Industry in teh United States, 1900-19381939 - Honorable Mention
Schaefer, Victor A.Survey of Current Bibliographies on Agriculture and Allied Subjects1937 - Winner
Gardner, ChastinaCooperation in Agriculture1937 - Honorable Mention
Bercaw, Louise OldhamBibliography on Land Settlement with Particular Reference to Small Holdings and Subsistence Homesteads1935 - Winner
Colvin, Esther M.Bibliography on Land Settlement with Particular Reference to Small Holdings and Subsistence Homesteads1935 - Winner
Hannay, Annie M.Bibliography on Land Settlement with Particular Reference to Small Holdings and Subsistence Homesteads1935 - Winner
Warner, M.FBibliography of Plant Genetics1935 - Honorable Mention
Colvin, E.M.Bibliography of Plant Genetics1935 - Honorable Mention
Sherman, M.A.Bibliography of Plant Genetics1935 - Honorable Mention
Colvin, Esther M.Bibliography on the Marketing of Agricultural Products1933 - Winner
Wilson, J.D.Environmental Factors in Relation to Plant Diseases and Injury1933 - Honorable Mention
Bercaw, Louise OldhamBibliography on the Marketing of Agricultural Products1933 - Winner
Edwards, Everett E.A Bibliography of the History of Agriculture in the United States1931 - Winner
Bercaw, Louise O.Rural Standards of Living; A Selected Bibliography1931 - Honorable Mention
Hannay, Annie M.Bounties on Agricultural Products; a Selected Bibliography1929 - Winner
Lacy, Mary GoodwinPrice Fixing by Governments 424 B.C. - 1926 A.D. Selected Bibliography, Including References on the Principles of Price Fixing, and on Price Fixing by Private Organizations1927 - Winner
Hannay, Annie M.Price Fixing by Governments 424 B.C. - 1926 A.D. Selected Bibliography, Including References on the Principles of Price Fixing, and on Price Fixing by Private Organizations1927 - Winner
Day, Emily L.Price Fixing by Governments 424 B.C. - 1926 A.D. Selected Bibliography, Including References on the Principles of Price Fixing, and on Price Fixing by Private Organizations1927 - Winner
Olcott, Margaret T.World Food Suplpy1927 - Honorable Mention
Hannay, Annie M.Government Control of Export and Import in Foreign Countries1927 - Honorable Mention
Gardner, ChastinaCooperation in Agriculture1927 - Honorable Mention
Meisel, MaxBibiliography of American Natural History; the Pioneer Century 1769-18651925 - Winner