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On her own terms : Annie Montague Alexander and the rise of science in the American West

Author: Barbara R Stein
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account of Annie Montague Alexander, tells of how an intelligent and strong-minded woman coped with the problems of identity and work in the post-Victorian era.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stein, Barbara R., 1955-
On her own terms.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001027083
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara R Stein
ISBN: 0520227263 9780520227262 9780520926387 0520926382
OCLC Number: 928482450
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 380 p.) : ill., maps
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. SAMUEL ALEXANDER AND HENRY BALDWIN --
2. LIFE IN OAKLAND --
3. A PASSION FOR PALEONTOLOGY --
4. AFRICA, 1904 --
5. MEETING C. HART MERRIAM --
6. ALASKA, 1906 --
7. MEETING JOSEPH GRINNELL --
8. FOUNDING A MUSEUM OF VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY --
9. AN UNUSUAL COLLABORATION --
10. LOUISE AND PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND --
11. SUPPORT FOR PALEONTOLOGY --
12. HEARST, SATHER, FLOOD --
13. INNISFAIL RANCH --
14. VANCOUVER ISLAND AND THE TRINITY ALPS --
15. THE TEAM OF ALEXANDER AND KELLOGG --
16. FROM 8220;A FRIEND OF THE UNIVERSITY8221; --
17. FOUNDING A MUSEUM OF PALEONTOLOGY --
18. A RESTLESS DECADE --
19. EUROPE, 1923 --
20. THE TEMPLE TOUR --
21. THE 8220;AMOEBA TREATMENT8221; --
22. FLELDWORKTHE LATER YEARS --
23. SALINE VALLEY --
24. THE END OF AN ERA --
25. HAWAII8220;MY ONLY REAL HOME8221; --
26. THE SWITCH TO BOTANY --
27. BAJA CALIFORNIATRES MUJERES SIN MIEDO --
28. INVESTING IN THE FUTURE --
29. AN ENDURING LEGACY --
Epilogue --
Appendix --
Notes --
Index --
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Y --
Z.
Responsibility: Barbara R. Stein.

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At a time when women could not vote and very few were involved in the world outside the home, Annie Montague Alexander (1867-1950) was an intrepid explorer, skilled markswoman, philanthropist, and  Read more...

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"A thorough and insightful account of a remarkable individual who, as an important patron and an amateur contributor, influenced the course of early twentieth-century science. Alexander's life is Read more...

 
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