Sullivant, William Starling, 1803-1873Alternative names
American bryologist. Attended Yale College from 1819 to 1823, then returned to his home in Franklinton, Ohio to manage family farm. Developed an interest in botany in the 1830s and subsequently collaborated with Leo Lesquereux in the field of bryology. For further information see: Noble Fellow by Andrew Denny Rodgers (N.Y., G. P. Putnam, 1940).
From the description of Papers of William Starling Sullivant, 1818-1873 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177498399
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