William F. Whiteside (1927-2015) was an educator in Horticulture Food Crops at the University of Illinois - Extension Service from 1969 to 2015. He was a researcher of pesticides and weed control of different Midwest crops, such as pumpkins, sweet corn, and tomatoes and helped establish the St. Charles Horticultural Research Center in 1983.
Papers of William F. Whiteside include agricultural projects, experiments, presentations, slides, and honors and awards.
The papers are organized into two series: Series 1, Project Files, arranged into three sections: first, personal materials; second, research topics arranged alphabetically; and third, crops arranged alphabetically. Series 2, Slides and Slide Notes, arranged alphabetically.