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Women in the field : America's pioneering women naturalists

Author: Marcia Bonta
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes a section on Maria Martin, a young woman from Charleston, who married Audubon's youngest son, John Woodhouse, and who "assisted in the artwork for volumes 2 and 4 of [Audubon's] The birds of America and acted as Bachman's amaneunsis during his collaboration with Audubon on The quadrupeds of North America."--Page 9.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bonta, Marcia, 1940-
Women in the field.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)604695329
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Bonta
ISBN: 089096467X 9780890964675 0890964890 9780890964897
OCLC Number: 22623848
Description: xix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Jane Colden, colonial botanist --
Maria Martin, Audubon's sweetheart --
Graceanna Lewis, Quaker naturalist --
Martha Maxwell, Colorado naturalist --
Mary Treat, naturalist of the pine barrens --
Annie Montague Alexander, intrepid explorer --
Ellen Quillin, flowerlady of Texas --
Kate Furbish, the posey-woman --
Kate Brandegee, accidental botanist --
Alice Eastwood, grand old botanist of the academy --
Ynes Mexia, botanical adventuress --
Mary Sophie Young, Trans-Pecos botanist --
Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton, Mother of American bryology --
Agnes Chase, Dean of American agrostologists --
Anna Botsford Comstock, Dean of American nature study --
Annie Trumbull Slosson, the old bug woman --
Edith Patch, entomological naturalist --
Florence Merriam Bailey, first lady of ornithology --
Althea Rosina Sherman, ornithologist of an Iowa dooryard --
Cordelia Stanwood, bird woman of Ellsworth --
Margaret Morse Nice, ethologist of the Song Sparrow --
Amelia Laskey, patron saint to the birds --
Ann Haven Morgan, ecologist of ponds and streams --
Carrie Dormon, queen of the forest kingdom --
Rachel Carson, pioneering ecologist.
Responsibility: Marcia Myers Bonta.

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Includes a section on Maria Martin, a young woman from Charleston, who married Audubon's youngest son, John Woodhouse, and who "assisted in the artwork for volumes 2 and 4 of [Audubon's] The birds of America and acted as Bachman's amaneunsis during his collaboration with Audubon on The quadrupeds of North America."--Page 9.

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