Robert M. Skirvin Papers, 1956-2006 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/6/28
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Predominant Dates: 1956-57, 1975-2006
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Description: Papers of Robert M. Skirvin (1947-), Professor of Horticulture (1976-), contains bulletins, correspondence, memoranda, phototographs, slides, newspaper articles, research articles, programs, newsletters, patents, legal documents, and financial reports, related to teaching Horticulture, research exchanges with French academics (1980-1988), testing and patenting plants (1973-2003) including Improved Chancellor Grape, Illini Hardy Blackberry, Everthornless Blackberry, Chester Thornless Blackberry, Dwarf Thornless Blackberry, and Hull Thornless Blackberry, and working as a local president of the National Education Association and Illinois Association of Classroom Teachers by the Illinois Association of Classroom Teachers, North Central Regional Department of Classroom Teachers, and National Education Association (1956-1957).