Collection of materials from I. M Atkins, an Agriculture Professor at Texas A&M.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Collection of materials from I. M Atkins, an Agriculture Professor at Texas A&M. Material consists of memoirs and documents from the Small Grains Program.
Dr. I.M Atkins, professor at Texas A&M University was born July 24, 1904. He married Mary Loveless of Denton, Texas in 1932. He graduated from Kansas State University. Dr. Atkins published “ A History of Small Grain Crops in Texas, 1582-1969”, “Flax in Texas, 1718-1976”, “Old Number 6 and the Texas Small Grains Program, 1889-1969” (a history of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at Denton), “The Autobiography of a Plant Breeder”, and “Some Things Remembered”. Dr. Atkins established the Irvin M. Atkins and Mary Ruth Atkins Fellowship at Texas A&M University after the death of his wife. Dr. I.M. Atkins died February 13, 1995, in Hereford, Texas.
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This box contains the United States Senate Hearing Collection, the Denton County Historical Commission Collection, the Denton County Teachers Association Collection, the Antiquestone Collection, AR065 Collection, the Denton City Council Collection, the Denton County Map Collection, the McGill and Company Collection, the I.M. Atkins Collection, and the Jane Sewell Papers.