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Transactions of the American Microscopical Society Volume 34-35 (Paperback) Loot Price: R506
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Transactions of the American Microscopical Society Volume 34-35 (Paperback): American Microscopical Society
Transactions of the American Microscopical Society Volume 34-35 (Paperback): American Microscopical Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...Association for the Advancement of Science in August 1872. Gray was the retiring president of the Association at that time and Bessey was elected to membership during those meetings. Professor Bessey also met many other men who were to become his long-time friends and co-laborers in botany and in the American Association at that meeting. His initial meeting with Dr. Gray was especially pleasant and resulted in arrangements being made whereby Bessey went to Harvard during the winter of 1872-1873 where he studied under the great master botanist. The subject of botany had been so richly illumined by Dr. Gray during those three months that the young western botanist returned for another period of work at Harvard in the winter of 1875-1876. Those months of enthusiastic study with Gray and the years of extremely pleasant correspondence that followed were among the most delightful memories of Professor Bessey's later years. Bessey had served the state of Iowa in a varied educational and scientific program for a period of fifteen years when in June, 1884 he received notice that he had been elected to a professorship in the University of Nebraska. The election had been made without his knowledge but he went to Lincoln "to look the place over." He found that there was no laboratory for botany and that there was no botanical equipment whatever at Nebraska so naturally he was loath to leave his well established department at Ames. The position was accordingly refused. However a second offer was made to include the deanship of the industrial faculty and in that form Bessey accepted the call. The inaugural address was delivered in September 1884 but Professor Bessey did not move to Lincoln until after the completion of the college year at Ames, ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2012
First published: August 2012
Authors: American Microscopical Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 188
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-15094-0
Barcode: 9781130150940
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LSN: 1-130-15094-1

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