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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elvin Charles Stakman
RLIN number: NXCP88-A27
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Youth and early education; University of Minnesota: undergraduate, graduate school, and teaching career; Department of Agriculture; barberry eradication program; rust control and other agricultural problems; work in Germany, Mexico, India, Japan, and other countries; effects of World War I, the Depression, and World War II on agriculture; world food and hunger problems; Rockefeller Foundation; CAMPAIGNS AGAINST HUNGER; agricultural science in Russia and other Communist countries; work on numerous scientific boards, commissions, journals; philosophy of education; impressions of prominent plant pathologiists and other academic and public figures.
Extent: Transcript: 1,687 leaves, Tape: 20 reels
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from the Rockefeller Foundation. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Stakman, Elvin Charles, 1885-1979
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1885
Speaker occupation: Plant pathologist
Age at speaking: 85
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Madow, Pauline
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Food supply; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agricultural education--Underdeveloped areas; Food supply--International cooperation; Food supply--Underdeveloped areas; Plant parasites; Plant pathologists; Stakman, Elvin Charles, 1885-1979
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019811-15254