Conklin, Edwin Grant, 1863-1952Alternative names
Edwin Grant Conklin was an American biologist. In addition to his work in embryology, he also wrote on the subject of evolution, of which he was a strong proponent. He was a professor of zoology at University of Pennsylvania (1896-1908) and of biology at Princeton (1908-1933).
From the description of Reminiscences, 1952 Nov. 19. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523431
Historian Edward Potts Cheyney taught at the University of Pennsylvania.
From the guide to the Drafts of chapters for "Freedom of inquiry and expression, " 1936-1938, 1936-1938, (American Philosophical Society)
American biologist and educator, Conklin specialized in embryology and cytology and was an ardent evolutionist. He was one of the leading proponents of the importance of cytoplasmic localization and segregation during development. Chairman of the biology department at Princeton (1908-1933), he published the widely-read HEREDITY AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MEN (1915).
From the description of Edwin Grant Conklin papers, 1897-1952. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 175686426
Biologist and educator.
From the description of Edwin Grant Conklin papers, 1885-1939 (bulk 1885-1905). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31182386
1863, Nov. 24:
Born, Waldo, Ohio
Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A.
Ohio Wesleyan University, B.S.
1886- 1888: Professor, Rust University (Holly Springs, Mich.)
Ohio Wesleyan University, M.A.
1889- 1891: Johns Hopkins University, Asst. in the biology laboratory
Johns Hopkins University, Appointed biology fellow
Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D.
1891- 1894: Ohio Wesleyan, Chair of Biology
Woods Holl, Member of the corps of instructors in charge of the Marine biological laboratory
1894- 1896: Northwestern University, Chair of Zoology
University of Pennsylvania, Chair of Comparative Embryology
1908- 1933: Princeton University, Chair of Biology
Edwin Grant Conklin held office of President in the following service organizations: American Philosophical Society (1942-1945, 1948-1952), American Society of Zoologists (1899), American Society of Naturalists (1912), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1936). Conklin was awarded the John J. Carty gold medal (1942-1943), and appointed American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow (1914).
From the guide to the Edwin Grant Conklin Papers, 1885-1939, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)
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|Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole|
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|Marriage customs and rites--Russia|
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