Robert Emerson Papers, 1923-61 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/4/28
Acquired: 5/11/1987; 4/1/2002
Volume: 3.3 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||1-3|
Description: Papers of Robert Emerson (1903-59), professor of Botany (1946-59), including lab research notebooks, reprints of journal articles, correspondence, publications lists, culture lists, biographical resumes, proposals, memoranda, appointment papers, preliminary exams, blueprints, manufacturers' brochures, memorial essays and obituaries, typescript research papers and reports, student records, report and manuals. Correspondence includes colleagues, scientists, scientific equipment and materials manufacturers and distributors, journal editions, students, administrators and officers; and James B. Conant, Eugene Rabinowitch, William Arnold, Jacqueline Adams, George W. Beadle, Lawrence Blinks, Oswald Tippo, Seymour S. Brody, Allan H. Brown, Theodore Cayle, Farrington Daniels, L.N.M. Duysens, James Franck, C.S. French, Albert Frenkel, Hans Gaffron, David R. Goddard, Robin Hill, A. Stanley Holt, Earl Jacobs, Paul H. Latimer, Jean Lavorel, Henrik Lundegardh, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, M. Shimpe Hishimura, E.G. Pringsheim, James and Reta Swain, Wayne Thornburg and Charles P. Whittingham. Subjects covered include participation in professional conferences, institutes and symposia; purchase of lab equipment and materials; research experiments, projects, and findings; professor appointment; travel arrangements; student matters; remodelling and construction of rooms and buildings; Stephen Hale award; colleagues; Botany Dept. matters; research funding; letters of recommendation; Photosynthesis Project; algae cultures; Emerson memorial fund; 8th International Botanical Congress, Pris (1954); speaking engagements; Physico-Chemical Biological Program; reprint permissions and requests; reviews of papers and proposals; World Symposium on Applied Solar Energy and Conference on Solar Energy, (1955); Summer Science Institutes; ultra-violet microscopy project; office staff and lab asst.; Institute of Biology and University of Wyoming (1955).