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  1. Paul Bigelow Sears Collection

    The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, grant proposals, reports, photographs, subject files, field notes, pollen samples and data relating to desert ecology which document Paul Sear's career as a botanist, ecologist and educator. The ...

    trentp - 2014-10-06 11:35

  2. 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 - 2014-10-06 12:03

  3. Rah for the Engineers!

    James P. McCormick was born in 1911 and attended Northwestern University (PhD 1937). He was an English professor at Wayne State University, and, later, an administrator for Detroit Edison Company. He retired to Tucson in 1974 and accepted a position as ad ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:09

  4. Maps of Farms of the Sulphur Springs Valley, Arizona

    Plant disease survey of irrigated farms, conducted by the Plant Pathology Department of The University of Arizona College of Agriculture. Collection contains colored original maps with some accompanying text. Included materials: Maps Manuscript Subject Ar ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-10 09:35

  5. Records of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution

      The Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution was established by Volney M. Spaulding and William A. Cannon at Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Arizona, in 1903. It was sold to the U.S. Forest Service in 1940, and later to the University of Arizona in ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-21 09:11

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