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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Vasilii Sergeevich Il'in papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1959
    Collection number: 2000C68
    Creator: Il'in, Vasilii Sergeevich, 1888-1957
    Extent: 3 microfilm reels (0.45 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, printed matter, and photographs, relating to plant physiology and to Russian émigré affairs.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Russian, Spanish or Castilian, and English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Vasilii Sergeevich Il'in Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information


    Location of Originals

    Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.

    Biographical Note

    1888 October 17 Born, Poliany, Riazanskaia guberniia, Russia
    1912 Degree, Natural Science, University of St. Petersburg
    1912-1915 Director, Biological Steppe Station, Voronezhskaia guberniia, Russia
    1916-1920 Director, Department of Plant Physiology, Regional Agricultural Experiment Station, Ekaterinoslavskaia guberniia, Russia
      Professor, Ekaterinoslav University
    1920-1940 Professor, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia
    1923 Doctoris Rerum Naturalium, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia
    1924 Author, Anatomiia i fiziologiia rastenii
    1940 Author, Boden und Pflanze
    1941-1944 Scientist, Deaprtment of Plant Physiology, University of Vienna, Austria
    1945-1947 Scientist, Department of Botany, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    1948-1953 Scientist, Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Soils, Maracay, Venezuela
    1953-1957 Professor, Faculty of Agronomy, University of Caracas, Venezuela
    1957 August 9 Died, Caracas, Venezuela

    Scope and Content Note

    This collection contains materials relating to the life and scientific accomplishments of the botanist V. S. Il'in. Materials relating to his biography include numerous obituaries, identity documents and diplomas. His writings include samples of his scientific works, and the subject file and photographic collection illustrate émigré life in Venezuela.
    Detailed processing and preservation microfilming for these materials were made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by matching funds from the Hoover Institution and the Museum of Russian Culture. The grant also provides depositing a microfilm copy in the Hoover Institution Archives. The original materials remain in the Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco, as its property. A transfer table indicating corresponding box and reel numbers is available at the Hoover Institution Archives.
    The Hoover Institution assumes all responsibility for notifying users that they must comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) and Hoover Rules for the Use and Reproduction of Archival Materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.


    Plant physiology.