Sargent, William Dunlap, 1908-1965

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Illustrator, professor of limnology, ornithology.

William Dunlap Sargent, an authority on falconry, studied ornithology at Cornell University under Arthur A. Allen, graduating in 1931, receiving an M.S. in 1933 and a Ph.D. in 1936. He taught limnology and ecology at Cornell, 1932-1936, and taught limnology and ornithology at City College of New York. He also illustrated books on biology and was a bird artist.

From the description of Falconry papers, 1927-1965. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073092

William Dunlap Sargent, an authority on falconry, studied ornithology at Cornell University under Arthur A. Allen, graduating in 1931, receiving an M.S. in 1933 and a Ph.D. in 1936. He taught limnology and ecology at Cornell, 1932-1936, and taught limnology, stream improvement, conservation, and ornithology at City College of New York. He also illustrated books on biology and was a bird artist.

  • 1908: Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 15
  • 1926: Graduated from the Lincoln School of Teacher's College Summer Staff Entomologist in the museum maintained by AMAH at Kanokwakke Lakes Scout Camp Entered Cornell University
  • 1927: Summer Junior Nature Counselor, Camp Lincoln, Keeseville, N.Y.
  • 1928: Entomology Museum at Kanokwakke Lakes Camp
  • 1929: Summer Biological Survey of a trout stream for Tuscarora Club, Arena, N.Y.
  • 1930: Summer member of West Virginia University Zoological Field Expedition under Dr. J.G. Needham
  • 1931: B.S., Cornell
  • 1930 - 1931 : Biological Survey of Mashpee River for Mr. J.W. Farley, Boston, Mass.
  • 1932: M.S., Cornell Summer Survey of North Hudson drainage, fish food unit
  • 1932 - 1936 : Instructor of Ecology and Limnology at Cornell
  • 1936: Ph.D., Cornell, in Limnology
  • 1937 - 1948 : Biology Instructor at City College of N.Y.
  • 1948 - 1961 : Assistant Professor, C.C.N.Y.
  • 1961 - 1965 : Associate Professor, C.C.N.Y.
  • 1965: Died

From the guide to the William Dunlap Sargent Falconry papers, 1927-1965, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

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