Stanford University entomological collection 1891-1929

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Stanford University entomological collection, 1891-1929

Stanford University entomological collection 1891-1929

Records concern the collection of insects used in the teaching of entomology at Stanford and include two record books listing the individual lots of insects with collector and location noted and a small amount of related correspondence. Many of the specimens were taken on the grounds of the campus and in nearby communities, but there are also specimens from other states, Brazil, Japan, the Galapagos Islands and other locations. The first volume includes a note on the early collectors. Persons represented in the record books include Profs. Vernon L. Kellogg, Robert W. Doane, Clelia D. Mosher, William Russell Dudley, R. E. Snodgrass, William A. Snow, John C. Branner, and Isabel McCracken. Correspondents include William M. Mann, James G. Needham, A. L. Melander, John M. Aldrich, William L. Holt, John M. Miller, George F. Nuttall, Lawrence Bruner, L. O. Howard, and W. M. Wheeler.

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Snow, William Appleton, d. 1900.

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Howard, L.O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950

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Wheeler, William Morton, 1865-1937

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Dudley, William Russell.

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Mann, William M., 1886-1960

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Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941

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Kellogg, Vernon L. (Vernon Lyman), 1867-1937

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Melander, A. L. (Axel Leonard), 1878-

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Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922

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John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...

Bruner, Lawrence

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Aldrich, John Merton, 1866-1934

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Greeley, Arthur White

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Mosher, Clelia Duel, 1863-1940

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Clelia Duel Mosher was a physician and professor of personal hygiene at Stanford University 1893-1896, 1910-1929, and emeritus 1929-1940. She was born in 1863 in Albany, New York and graduated from Wellesley College in 1891. She also received an A.B. degree (1892) in zoology and an A.M. degree (1894) in physiology from Stanford University, and received her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1900. She died in Palo Alto, California December 22, 1940. From the description of Statisti...

McCracken, Isabel.

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Nuttall, George Henry Falkiner, 1862-1937

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Scudder, Samuel Hubbard, 1837-1911

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Needham, James G. (James George), 1868-1957

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James G. Needham was born on March 16, 1868 in Virginia, Illinois. He studied with John Henry Comstock at Cornell University, 1896-1898. From 1898-1907 he taught biology at Lake Forest University and then returned to Cornell as assistant professor of limnology. In 1914 when Professor Comstock retired, Needham succeeded him as head of the Department of Entomology at Cornell, a position he held until his retirement in 1935. He published numerous scientific articles, educational papers, and textboo...