Reminiscences of Elvin Charles Stakman : oral history, 1970.


Reminiscences of Elvin Charles Stakman : oral history, 1970.

Youth and early education; University of Minnesota: undergraduate, graduate school, and teaching career; Department of Agriculture; barberry eradication program; rust control and other agricultural problems; work in Germany, Mexico, India, Japan, and other countries; effects of World War I, the Depression, and World War II on agriculture; world food and hunger problems; Rockefeller Foundation; CAMPAIGNS AGAINST HUNGER; agricultural science in Russia and other Communist countries; work on numerous scientific boards, commissions, journals; philosophy of education; impressions of prominent plant pathologiists and other academic and public figures.

Transcript: 1,687 leaves.Tape: 20 reels.

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