Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink), 1854-1927

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Dates:
Birth 1854-01-21
Death 1927-04-06

Biographical notes:

Plant pathologist.

From the description of Papers of Erwin F. Smith, 1876-1927 (bulk 1920-1927). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80437861

Erwin F. Smith was a botanist and bacteriologist.

From the description of Papers, 1865-1940. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122578824

Erwin F. Smith (1854-1927) was a botanist and bacteriologist, who worked as a plant pathologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

From the guide to the Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) Smith papers, 1865-1940, 1865-1940, (American Philosophical Society)

Biographical Note

  • 1854, Jan. 21: Born, Gilbert's Mills, N.Y.
  • 1880: Published The Flora of Michigan, with Charles F. Wheeler. Lansing, Mich.: Michigan Horticultural Society Report
  • 1886: B. S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Employed by Agriculture Department to study peach blight
  • 1889: Sc.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • 1893: Married Charlotte M. Buffett (died 1906)
  • 1901: Appointed plant pathologist, Bureau of Plant Industry, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 1902 - 1927 : Head, plant pathology laboratory, Bureau of Plant Industry, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 1905 - 1914 : Published Bacteria in Relation to Plant Diseases. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • 1914: Married Ruth Annette Warren
  • 1915: Published For Her Friends and Mine: a Book of Aspirations, Dreams, and Memories. Washington, D.C.: privately printed
  • 1920: Published translation from the French with Florence Hedges of Pasteur: The History of a Mind, by Emile Duclaux. Philadelphia, London: W. B. Saunders Co. Published An Introduction to Bacterial Diseases of Plants. Philadelphia, London: W. B. Saunders Co.
  • 1927, Apr. 6: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Erwin F. Smith Papers, 1876-1927, (bulk 1920-1927), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Botany--Japan
  • Botany
  • Botany--Michigan
  • Plants
  • Poetry
  • Botany--Experiments
  • Ink
  • Literature
  • Plant diseases
  • Plants--Washington (D.C.)
  • Plants--Disease and pest resistance
  • Botany--China

Occupations:

  • Plant pathologists

Places:

  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Florida (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Florida (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)