Clements, Frederic E. (Frederic Edward), 1874-1945

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1874-09-16
Death 1945-07-26
English

Biographical notes:

Frederic and Edith Clements were husband and wife botanists and pioneering ecologists. Frederic (1874-1945) was educated at the University of Nebraska, receiving his Ph. D. in 1898. He taught at Nebraska from 1894-1907, was head of the University of Minnesota Botany Department from 1907-1917, and was a research associate at the Carnegie Institution of Washington from 1917 until his retirement in 1941. Edith (d. 1971) was the first female recipient of a Ph. D. at the University of Nebraska (1906) where she also taught from 1903-1907. She was a botany instructor at the University of Minnesota from 1909-1913 and an investigator and illustrator at the Carnegie Institution from 1918 until her retirement in 1941.

From the description of Frederic E and Edith Clements Papers, 1893-1967. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 27303598

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Grasses--Research
  • Natural history
  • Ecology
  • Plants--Type specimens
  • Vegetation surveys
  • Plant ecology
  • Botany
  • Botany--Research
  • Ecology--Research

Occupations:

  • Botanists
  • Ecologists
  • College teachers

Places:

  • California (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)