Denton E. Alexander Papers, 1865, 1948-1992
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Brief Description: Papers of Denton E. Alexander (1917-2004), Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics (1951-2004) include biographical materials; subject files; correspondence with professors, state officials, scholars, and members of the agricultural industry, including Robert Englesking, A. Kahler, Francesc Casanas, Bozo Kolic, Art Hook (Pfizer), and Josephine Pfister (Pfister); notes; publications; graphs; notes; publications (1960 - 2004) concerning maize breeding, high oil corn, corn protein analysis; maize genetics and Peruvian corn genetics. This series also includes an annotated copy of the 1865 Illinois House Bill to Establish Illinois Industrial University.
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]
Record Series Number: 8/6/27
Created by: Alexander, Denton E. (1917-2004)
Volume: 3.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 04/10/2004. Additional materials donated on January 19, 2005, by Betty Alexander
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Arrangement: Alphabetical
Biographical Note for Alexander, Denton E. (1917-2004) : Denton Alexander held several positions at the University of Illinois, from 1951-2004, including Instructor, Assistant, and and Associate Professor in Plant Genetics, Dept. of Agronomy.  He Also served as Advisor to Ministry of Agriculture, Yugoslavia, 1957; Invitee, Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR, 1962; and  Consultant, Ford Foundation, 1965.
Subject Index
Corn Breeding
Faculty Papers
Illinois Agricultural Association
Illinois Crop Improvement Association
Illinois Farmers Institute
Maize Genetics
Music -- Peru - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Plant Breeding
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Agriculture and Nat Resources
Yugoslavia - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Spanish;Castilian [spa]
Russian [rus]