Kenneth B. Raper papers 1925-1986.


Kenneth B. Raper papers 1925-1986.

Collection documents Raper's career with the USDA Bureau of Chemistry and Soils and Bureau of Plant Industry (1929-1940); his association with the USDA Northern Regional Research Laboratory (1940-1953), and his faculty appointments at the University of Illinois (1946-1953) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1953-1979) and his research on the Dictyosteliaceae, Aspergilli and Penicillia and his publications on those fungi.

106 boxes (53.7 lin. ft.)

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