Science and the people of Illinois [microform], 1865-1900, 194-?

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Davenport, F. Garvin (Francis Garvin), 1905-. Science and the people of Illinois [microform], 1865-1900, 194-?

Science and the people of Illinois [microform], 1865-1900, 194-?

A typewritten manuscript concerning scientific investigation in Illinois between 1865 and 1900; including the subjects of geology, entomology, agriculture, natural history, and medical research.

1 reel of microfilm (35mm)

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