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Department of Agronomy 1940 Summer School Special Courses
- 1940-1941 (Creation)
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This collection contains articles, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and other materials from the special courses offered by the Department of Agronomy during the 1940 summer session. Included are the lecture notes and related materials for Agronomy 526, Fundamentals of Grass & Pasture Improvement taught by Dr. Franklin D. Keim (University of Nebraska); the complete outline and references for Agronomy 525, Range Management and Ecology taught by Dr. William G. McGinnies (Southwestern Forest and Range Experiment Station, Tucson, AZ); the complete outline and references for Agronomy 527, Forest Soils taught by Dr. Robert F. Chandler, Jr. (Cornell University); and a tentative outline with proposed lab and field practice for Agronomy 410, Soil Classification and Mapping by E. A. Norton (USDA).
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This collection is arranged chronologically.
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These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.
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Finding aid created by Jaime Janda, October 2022.