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Norman E. Borlaug Papers, 1930-2006

The collection contains the papers of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, University of Minnesota alumnus, world renowned plant pathologist, and winner of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his contributions to the world food supply. The materials include correspondence with colleagues, invitations to speak or participate in various programs, drafts of speeches including his Nobel Prize address, biographical material, publications, clippings, annotated studies and reports pertaining to the Green Revolution and other scientific issues, photographs, and awards, diplomas, and other honors. Also included are field notebooks and appointment books used by Dr. Borlaug to record information while traveling throughout the world for over half a century.