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  • Format Mixed Materials; Videos, Slides, Films; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 3.8 c.f. (10 archives boxes); plus
    • additions of 464 photographs
    • 234 negatives, and
    • 238 transparencies
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • Papers, mainly 1946-1966, of a Wisconsin water pollution expert and former Madison city biochemist, primarily concerning his work as founder of Applied Biochemists, Inc., a Butler, Wisconsin company that specialized in control of weeds in lakes in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, and in Colombia, South America. Included are lake treatment project files; business development correspondence; background studies, reports, and equipment information; and experiments and consultation for clients.
  • The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional photographic accessions are described below.


  • Presented by Gertrude Beardslee, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1970-1971.