Zirkle, Conway, 1895-1972

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Conway Zirkle was a botanist. He taught botany at University of Pennsylvania from 1930 to 1972.

From the description of Papers, 1948-1966. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122417060

A botanist and historian of science at the University of Pennsylvania, Conway Zirkle published on the history of evolutionary thought, with a particular interest in the discipline as practiced in the Soviet Union. His major works included The Death of Science in Russia (Philadelphia, 1949) and Evolution, Marxian Biology, and the Social Scene (Philadelphia, 1959).

From the guide to the Conway Zirkle Collection, 1948-1966, (American Philosophical Society)

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associatedWith Dobzhansky, Theodosius, 1900-1975. person
associatedWith Dunn, L. C., (Leslie Clarence), 1893-1974 person
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associatedWith Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967. person
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Soviet Union
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Evolution (Biology)--Soviet Union
Genetics--Soviet Union
Science
Agriculture--Soviet Union
Science--History
Algae
Science and state
Ferns
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Birth 1895-10-28

Death 1972-03-28

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