E. Lucy Braun

Emma Lucy Braun
Born: Cincinnati, OH 4/19/1889; died 3/5/1971
Education: Cincinnati (B.A. 1910; M.A. 1912; Ph.D. 1914)
Dissertation title: The physiographic ecology of the Cincinnati region (Ohio Biol. Surv. 2:115-211. Bull. no. 7)
Adviser: Harris M. Benedict (D)
Comments: Thesis thanks Henry C. Cowles for helpful suggestions. A new Eupatorium species, E. luciae-brauniae, was named for her by M. L. Fernald. See biographical article by R. L. Stuckey, Mich. Botanist 12:83-106 (1973).
Teaching history: Cincinnati 1914-48 (emer.)-71
ESA offices and honors: Vice President 1935; President 1950. In 1987, the Society created the E. Lucy Braun Award for the outstanding poster presented at the Annual Meeting by an undergraduate or graduate student or a person with a doctorate who has defended their thesis within the previous nine months.
Archived Papers: Annette and E. Lucy Braun Papers at the Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati OH  |  Correspondence contained in Records (1894-1933) of Wildflower Preservation Society, New York State Historical Documents, Albany NY  |  Photo album finding aid at Smithsonian Archives
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