Ross Aiken Gortner papers, 1918-1942.


Ross Aiken Gortner papers, 1918-1942.

This collection contains the papers of Dr. Ross A. Gortner, chief of the Division of Agricultural Biochemistry. The papers contain Gortner's professional correspondence, manuscripts, and reprints.

4 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7886184

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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