Fernald, C. H. (Charles Henry), 1838-1921

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Epithet: American zoologist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x0003a7

Entomologist, author, Professor of Zoology; President, Association of Economic Entomologists, 1896.

  • 1838: Born, March 16, Mount Desert, Maine to Eben and Sophronia (Wasgatt)
  • 1862: Married, August 24, to Maria Elizabeth Smith
  • 1865: Principal, Litchfield Academy, Maine
  • 1866 - 1871 : Principal, Houlton Academy, Maine
  • 1871 - 1886 : Professor of Natural History, Maine State College
  • 1871: Honorary A.M., Bowdoin College
  • 1886 - 1910 : Professor of Zoology, Massachusetts State College
  • 1886: Ph.D., Maine State College
  • 1887 - 1910 : Entomologist, Hatch Experiment Station
  • 1891 - 1892 : Acting President, Massachusetts Agricultural College
  • 1896: President, Association of Economic Entomologists
  • 1908 - 1912 : Director, Graduate School, Massachusetts Agricultural College
  • 1921: Died, February 22, Amherst, Massachusetts

From the guide to the Charles Henry Fernald Papers FS 59., 1869-1963, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

Charles Henry Fernald was a professor of natural history, 1871-1886, at the Maine State College (now the University of Maine). After his retirement, he also served as a professor at the Massachusetts Agricultural College (now the University of Massachusetts), Amherst, Mass.

William North Rice was a geologist and professor of geology at Wesleyan University, 1868-1918.

From the description of Geology lectures : Maine State College. 1885-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 706804298

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referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
referencedIn Vol. VI, ff. 264, F-K.includes:f. 1 William Farr, statistician: Letter to -: 1877. f. 2 Alphonse Favre, botanist: Letter to -,: 1882: Fr. f. 4 William Fawcett, Director of Public Gardens and Plantations, Jamaica: Letter to A. S. Woodward: 1894. f. 6 ... British Library
creatorOf Beutenmüller, William, 1864-1934. Letter book, 1888 June 11(?)-1894 Nov. 26. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Winfrid Alden Stearns Papers, 1871-1906 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 305: U.S. National Museum Accession Records.
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "Driscoll" to "Gates". Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1865-1891 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Kearfott, William Dunham, 1864-1917. Papers, 1896-1915. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Handwriting samples of naturalists and others, ca. 1800-1970 (inclusive) Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
creatorOf Fernald, Charles Henry, 1838-1921. Geology lectures : Maine State College. Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Bean, Thomas E. (Thomas Ebenezer), 1844-1931. Papers, 1877-1961 (bulk 1877-1931). American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Charles Henry Fernald Papers FS 59., 1869-1963 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
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correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
associatedWith Bean, Thomas E. (Thomas Ebenezer), 1844-1931. person
associatedWith Beutenmüller, William, 1864-1934. person
associatedWith Billings, E. (Prof.) person
correspondedWith Capron, Horace (General) person
associatedWith De Saussure, L. M. person
associatedWith Fernald, Maria E. Smith. person
associatedWith Fernald, M. C. person
associatedWith Hall, James person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Kearfott, William Dunham, 1864-1917. person
associatedWith Peters, Charles A. person
associatedWith Rice, William North, 1845-1928. person
associatedWith Saussure, Henri person
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (Maine) corporateBody
associatedWith Stearns, Winfrid Alden, 1852-1909 person
associatedWith University of Massachusetts Amherst corporateBody
associatedWith University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Zoology. corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. person
associatedWith Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) corporateBody
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Smithsonian Exchange


Birth 1838-03-15

Death 1921-02-22




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