Minott Silliman, Jr. Papers, 1946-1993 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 26/20/145
Volume: 2.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Minott Silliman, Jr. (1911-95), University alumnus (B.S. 1933), District and Area Conservationist in Illinois, Assistant State Conservationist in Wisconsin, Assistant Director of the U. S. Soil Conservation Service Resource Development Division, charter member of Soil Conservation Society of America (served as President in 1965), contain biographical information, publications, correspondence, reports, conference proceedings, lectures, meeting minutes, interview, research materials including field diary and field notes, newsletters, postage stamps, photographs, and slides concerning soil and water conservation, land use, resource development and planning, urbanization, erosion, flooding, legislation, environmental committees, U. S. Soil Conservation Service (1960-73), Soil Conservation Society of America (1951-77), Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (1964-71), Stark County (IL), and the National Association of Soil Conservation Districts (1946-55).