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History posters at Portland 2012

At the Portland meeting, HRC sponsored an entire poster session, as well as an organized oral session, devoted to history. We’ll be continuing that trend this year with new sessions in Minneapolis.The nine posters in the 2012 session explored various ways history can help clarify current research problems or shed light on the foundations of ESA as a society and…

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Robert Fiske Griggs

Robert F. Griggs Born: Brooklyn, CT 8/22/1881, died 6/8/1962 Education: Ohio State (B. Sc, 1903); Minnesota (M.S. 1906); Harvard (Ph.D 1911) Dissertation title: The development and cytology of Rhodochytrium (Bot. Gaz 53:127-173) Adviser: George F. Atkinson (??) (mentioned in dissertation along with others) Teaching history: Fargo (N.D.) Coll. 1903-06, Ohio State 1906-21; George Washington Univ. 1921-47 (ret.)-52, Univ. of Pittsburgh…

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Romping through the records

Looking for a little ecoentertainment? We’ve been sharing little known facts about ESA’s eminent ecologists and presidents via our Twitter account, @ESAhistory! We’re also interested in Women in Ecology, especially during Women’s History Month. See links below. (Tweets have been edited slightly for web presentation; we also added dates to some for clarity.) Twitterati are welcome to join us @ESAhistory—we…

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Stanley I. Auerbach

Stanley I. Auerbach Born: Chicago, IL 5/21/1921, died 5/1/2004 Education: Illinois (B.S. 1941, M.S. 1947): Northwestern (Ph.D. 1949) Dissertation title: The centipedes of the Chicago area with special reference to their ecology (Ecol. Mon. 21:97-124) Adviser: Orlando Park (C) Comments: Victor E. Shelford was M. S. adviser. Teaching History: Roosevelt Univ. 1950-54; (Oak Ridge Nat’l. Laboratory 1954-?) Ph. D. Students;…

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Frank B. Golley

Frank B. Golley Born: Chicago, IL 9/24/1930; died 10/8/2006 Education: Purdue (B.S. 1952); Washington State (M.S. 1954); Michigan State (Ph.D. 1958) Dissertation title: Energy dynamics of a food chain of the old-field community (Ecol. Mon. 30:187-206) Adviser: Don W. Hayne (C) Comments: Also influenced by Alton A. Lindsey as undergraduate, H. Buechner and Rex Daubenmire as a Master’s student, and…

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Henry Allan Gleason

Henry A. Gleason Born: Dalton City, IL 1/2/1882; died 4/21/1975 Education: Illinois (B.S. 1901; M.A. 1904); Columbia (Ph.D. 1906) Dissertation title: A revision of the North American Vernonieae (Bull. N. Y. Bot. Garden 4:144-245) Adviser: Nathaniel L. Britton (confirmed by B. Maguire) Comments: Influenced by Stephen A. Forbes and Thomas J. Burrill while studying and working in Illinois. For more…

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University of Chicago Library

Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 E. 57th Street Chicago, IL 60637-1504 Contact form See also Department of Botany records.

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