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The Comstocks of Cornell - the definitive autobiography

The Comstocks of Cornell - the definitive autobiography

Author: Anna Botsford Comstock; Karen Penders St Clair
Publisher: Ithaca [New York] : Comstock publishing associates, an imprint of Cornell university press.
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Named Person: John Henry Comstock; Anna Botsford Comstock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Botsford Comstock; Karen Penders St Clair
ISBN: 9781501716270 1501716271
OCLC Number: 1225103928
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XXIV- 532 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Boyhood of John Henry Comstock, 1849-18652. A Sailor and a Scholar3. Undergraduate Days at Cornell, 1870-18744. Anna Botsford-Childhood and Girlhood5. A University Professorship and Marriage, 1876-18796. Entomologist to U.S. Department of Agriculture (Life in Washington as United States Entomologist, 1879-1881)7. Return to Cornell8. The Year 1888-1889; With a Winter in Germany9. California and Stanford University10. The Nature Study Movement at Cornell University; A Journey South to Study Spiders11. "How to Know Butterflies" and the "Confessions to a Heathen Idol"12. A Sabbatical Year Abroad-Egypt and Greece13. Italy, Switzerland, and Home14. Chapter 15: 1908-1912, Cornell's New Quarters for Entomology and Nature Study15. The Two hundred and Fiftieth-anniversary Celebration of the Royal Society and The International Entomological Congress16. The 65th Milestone and Retirement17. Florida and Retirement18. The Toronto Meeting of the A.A.A.S. 1922. A surprising election and voyage westward.19. Honolulu and Happiness, A Voyage to Europe20. MentoneEditor's Epilogue -- Cornell University Press
Responsibility: Anna Botsford Comstock ; edited by Karen Penders St. Clair.
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