Albert L. Whiting Papers, 1911-13, 1924, 1926-1934
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Brief Description: Papers of Albert L. Whiting (1885-1964) (Ph.D., 1912) Professor of Soil Biology (1912-24) and Agricultural Experiment Station Soil Biologist (1912-24) contains biographical material, doctoral thesis (A Biochemical Study of Nitrogen in Certain Legumes) contains research notes and publications relating to soil biology and the effect of inoculation of soil on nitrogen production in legumes, and a photograph album from Whiting's company, The Urbana Laboratories, showing the company's building at 406 N. Lincoln Avenue and examples of field tests of pea strains inoculated with "the Urbana Culture" in Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Florida, and Wisconsin.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 8/6/30
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/22/2010.
Subject Index
Faculty Papers
Soil Testing
Acquisition Notes: Ted and Kathy Frison, Vienna Virginia  gift