William L. Burlison Papers, 1888-1968 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of William L. Burlison (1882-1958), professor of Agronomy (1915-51) and head of department (1920-51), including correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, publications and scrapbooks relating to the soybean industry, crop production and research, Agronomy Department, Civilian Defense (1942-45), Oklahoma schools (1905-08), Oklahoma A & M University, Eugene Davenport (1922-40), and agricultural journalism.
Publications relate to crop production, phosphates, harvesting cereal crops, corn, soil surveys, soybeans, cold resistance of plants and wartime crop production.