By George A. Cevasco, Lorne Hammond, Richard Harmond, Keir B. Sterling, Dr.Lorne F. Hammond
Casting a large internet, this quantity presents own info on a few 445 American and Canadian naturalists and environmentalists, who lived from the overdue fifteenth century to the overdue twentieth century. It comprises explorers who released works at the usual historical past of North the USA, conservationists, ecologists, environmentalists, flora and fauna administration experts, park planners, nationwide park directors, zoologists, botanists, normal historians, geographers, geologists, teachers, museum scientists and directors, army body of workers, travelers, govt officers, political figures and writers and artists keen on the surroundings. the various matters are renowned. The accomplishments of others are little known.Each access encompasses a succinct yet cautious overview of the subject's occupation and contributions. Entries additionally contain updated bibliographies and knowledge pertaining to manuscript resources.
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Clark, 1946. Married Harriet Towle Bradley, 1900; four children. POSITIONS Instmctor in physiography, Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1897-1899; instmctor in geology, Chicago Institute, 1899-1900; assistant in physiography, 19011902, associate in physiography, 1902-1903, instmctor in geology, 1903-1908, assistant professor of physiography and general geology, 1908-1910, associate professor of geology, University of Chicago, 1910-1913; professor of physiography, Harvard University, 1913-1920; president and professor of physical geography, Clark University, 1920-1946; director, Graduate School of Geography, 1921-1946.
Atwood was president of the Association of American Geographers, 1933-1934, and of the National Council of Geography Teachers. A dedicated conservationist, he also headed the National Parks Association from 1929 to 1933 and was active in the Sierra Club, Save the Redwoods League, and the National Forestry Association. Following his retirement from Clark, he was a cofounder and first chair of the board of a new institution, Utopia College, in Eureka, Kansas. He authored "The Evidence of Three Distinct Glacial Epochs in the Pleistocene History of the San Juan Mountains" (with Kirtley F.
First exploring and collecting expedition with friends taken 1899. Began financing paleontological expeditions in northern California and Oregon, 1901-1903, and became an excellent collector of fossils. Met C. S. Biological Survey, 1905. Inspired to begin collecting specimens of bears and other mammals, especially West Coast fauna in danger of extinction. By 1914, she had amassed the best private collection of bear specimens in the country. Continued her exploring and collecting expeditions in the western states and Alaska with friends and professional biologists until the year before her death.
Biographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists by George A. Cevasco, Lorne Hammond, Richard Harmond, Keir B. Sterling, Dr.Lorne F. Hammond