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Papers of Charles F. Hottes '91 (1870-1966), professor of botany (1902-13) and plant physiology (1913-38), including correspondence, photographs and publications relating to university life, Thomas J. Burrill, botanical research, graduate study at Bonn (1898-1901), botany headship (1928) and articles in plant physiology, experimental cytology, corn & wheat (1926-34) & photographs of cypress trees.
The series includes tape-recorded recollections concerning Prof. Hottes student days, a human physiology class, Selim H. Peabody, Thomas J. Burrill, the student military organization, Stephen A. Forbes, compulsory chapel, Andrew S. Draper, Edmund J. James, George T. Kemp, prominent townspeople, Edward Snyder, Bonn and Strassburger, Henry B. Ward, William Trelease, Hottes' lecture technique, David Kinley, Mrs. Edmund James, Arnold Emch & anti-German feeling during World War I, plant physiology instruction, William Crocker & Henry Gleason, first use of microscopes at Illinois, publication and Frank L. Stevens, Alvin C. Beal's seed germination experiment, effect of acids on germination and related topics.
The series also includes travelogue notes, photographs, films and slides of Alaska, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Glacier, Mesa Verde, Yellowstone, & Yosemite National Park.