Writings, correspondence, printed matter, and photographs, relating to plant physiology and to Russian émigré affairs.
V. S. Il'in was a prominent botanist specializing in the biochemistry and physiology of plants. Born in Russia on 17 October
1888, he received his degree in natural science from the University of St. Petersburg in 1912, following which he worked at
agricultural research stations in the Voronezh and Ekaterinoslav governments, from 1912 to 1920. In addition to this, from
1917-1920 he was the assistant chancellor of Ekaterinoslav University.
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