Manuscript Collections
Bartley, Basil G. D. Papers on Cacao.

Collection Number: D-461

40.4 linear feet
Basil George David Bartley (1927-2008) spent a lifetime studying cacao. Dr. Bartley was born in New Delhi, India and received his Ph.D. in Biology and Plant Breeding from Iowa State University (1950). He is the author of The Genetic Diversity of Cacao and Its Utilization (CABI Publishing, 2005).
Field notebooks of observations on cacao and experiments in Brazil, Trinidad, and other countries; diaries containing field observations and summaries; books, pamphlets and extracts from literature on cacao; correspondence relating to cacao germplasm; and photographs, slides and recorded tape commentaries to accompany the field research notebooks.
Inclusive Dates
Food Processing and Manufacture
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