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Agricultural Chemistry Department Records, 1895-1985

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.

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RG 081

The Agricultural Chemistry Department Records consist of reports, journal articles, publications, research records and a "Record of Analyses of Fodders and Forage Plants" created by the Station Chemist from 1895-1909.

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10.78 cubic feet; 5 folders, 10 archives boxes, 1 document box and 1 5x8x12 filecard box

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