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Agricultural Chemistry Department Records, 1895-1985

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Dr. Joseph Butts, Head of Agricultural Chemistry, adjusting a high vacuum system used to make materials radioactive, ca. 1950s. Butts was a professor of Agricultural Chemistry from 1939-1961 and Department Head from 1946-1961. One focus of his interest was utilizing atomic energy for peaceful means.
Description: Dr. Joseph Butts, Head of Agricultural Chemistry, adjusting a high vacuum system used to make materials radioactive, ca. 1950s. Butts was a professor of Agricultural Chemistry from 1939-1961 and Department Head from 1946-1961. One focus of his interest was utilizing atomic energy for peaceful means.
Source: Experiment Station Publications Photo Collection (P 132)


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