Papers of Warren H. Leonard
Warren H. Leonard (1900-1966), a professor of agronomy from 1929 to 1966 at the land-grant college that became Colorado State University, published numerous scholarly papers and co-authored three major textbooks on cereal crops, field plot techniques, and field crop production. During World War II, Leonard served on General Douglas MacArthur's staff as Chief of the Agriculture Division, Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. He later worked with the Japanese land reform program and assisted with work in genetics and plant breeding. This collection contains slides, notes, and notebooks concerning genetics and agronomy, correspondence, reports on Japan, and military handbooks dating from World War II.
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