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

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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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creatorOf Clements, Frederic E. (Frederic Edward), 1874-1945. Suggestions for ecological research at Point Lobos reserve, by Dr. Frederic E. Clements ... [July 26, 1934]. University of California, Bancroft Library, ARL
referencedIn Viereck, Henry Lorenz, 1881-1926. Papers, 1894-1926. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Department of Botany records, 1893-1989, (bulk 1921-1982) University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
referencedIn H. L.(Henry Lorenz) Viereck, papers, 1894-1926, 1894-1926 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Boyce (Carol) Papers, 1970-1972 C.H. Muller Library
referencedIn University of Minnesota. Dept. of Botany. University of Minnesota Dept. of Botany papers, 1847-1982, 1989. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Edith S. and Frederic E. Clements papers, 1876-1969 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf Arnold, Joseph F. Joseph F. Arnold Papers/ 1932-1934. Colorado College, Tutt Library
creatorOf Clements, Frederic E. (Frederic Edward), 1874-1945. Frederic E and Edith Clements Papers, 1893-1967. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Allen, Louise. Nelle Irene Stevenson : [collection] : 1907 ;. History Colorado
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Clements, Frederic E. (Frederic Edward), 1874-1945. reprints, 1918-1920. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Department of Chemistry papers, 1880-1980 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
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associatedWith Arnold, Joseph F. person
associatedWith Bessey, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Boyce, Carol person
associatedWith Carnegie Institution of Washington. corporateBody
associatedWith Clements, Edith S. (Edith Schwartz) person
correspondedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964 person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Puri, Gopal Singh, 1915- person
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Department of Botany. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Dept. of Botany. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Dept. of Chemistry corporateBody
associatedWith Viereck, Henry Lorenz, 1881-1926. person
associatedWith Viereck, H. L. (Henry Lorenz), 1881-1926 person
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West (U.S.)
Natural history
Plants--Type specimens
Vegetation surveys
Plant ecology
College teachers


Birth 1874-09-16

Death 1945-07-26




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