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Title: I.M. Atkins CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0021
Primary Creator: Atkins, Irvin Milburn (1904-1995)
Extent: 0.5 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/1988. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


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.

Biographical Note

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.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 88-007
Acquisition Source: I.M. Atkins
Preferred Citation: I.M. Atkins Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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