[Collected papers on geology and biology, with special reference to Brazil and the southern United States]. 1883-1917.

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Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922. [Collected papers on geology and biology, with special reference to Brazil and the southern United States].

[Collected papers on geology and biology, with special reference to Brazil and the southern United States]. 1883-1917.

62 pamphlets in 2 v.

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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...