University of Arizona

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  1. Bart Bok Collection

    Bart Bok (1906-1983) was an accomplished astronomer, educator and administrator. Born in Hoorn, Holland in 1906, he studied at the University of Leiden and the University of Groningen, where he earned a Ph.D. in 1932. He served as R.W. Willson Fellow in A ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 13:00

  2. Nature Conservancy

    The Nature Conservancy in Arizona is the Arizona Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, an international non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting rare plants and animals and the land and water they need to survive. Its mission is to find, ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 13:13

  3. Paul Bigelow Sears Collection

    Paul B. Sears, perhaps more than any other person, epitomized American plant ecology. In a professional career spanning almost 7 decades, he made major contributions to vegetation mapping, paleoecology and Pleistocene history, vegetation studies, conserva ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 16:19

  4. Groups Against Smelter Pollution (G.A.S.P.) Records

    Groups Against Smelter Pollution (G.A.S.P.) was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned citizens who sought to minimize smelter pollution in Southeastern Arizona and Northern Sonora for the preservation of human health, the environment, and the economy. A ...

    castanoe - 2013-08-05 16:46

  5. Forrest Shreve Photographs

    Forrest Shreve was a botanist and desert plant ecologist. He served on the staff of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, Tucson, Arizona, from 1908 to 1929, and as director from 1929 to 1938. This collection consists of 1102 photog ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:26

  6. Robert R. Humphrey Photograph Collection

      Robert Register Humphrey was born in 1904 in Palo Alto, Calif. He earned his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in botany and geology from the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1933. He worked as a range ecologist with the U.S. Fo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:47

  7. Papers of Monte Ray Stewart

      Monte Ray Stewart was employed on various ranches throughout his youth and was drafted into the Army in 1917, buying bought a small ranch on Reynolds Creek, Arizona. Ray was hired by the Forest Service around 1920 and assigned to the Roosevelt District. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:00

  8. Papers of Edwin Francis Carpenter

    Contains biographical materials, correspondence, publications and appearances, printed materials, and photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence documenting his professional activities, and photographs documenting the building and ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:00

  9. Papers of William Davis

    Dr. William A. Davis (1908-1999) was an accomplished physician and avid birdwatcher. During World War II, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his service and was one of the first outside doctors to witness the conditions in the German conce ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:36

  10. Papers of Frank Bene

      Frank Bené was born June 11, 1905 in Isaszeg, Hungary and came to the U.S. just over a year later. His family settled in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where Bené attended grade school and high school. After spending some time out west, he returned to Pennsylv ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:30

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