By George A. Cevasco, Lorne Hammond, Richard Harmond, Keir B. Sterling, Dr.Lorne F. Hammond
Casting a large internet, this quantity offers own details on a few 445 American and Canadian naturalists and environmentalists, who lived from the overdue fifteenth century to the past due twentieth century. It contains explorers who released works at the common heritage of North the US, conservationists, ecologists, environmentalists, natural world administration experts, park planners, nationwide park directors, zoologists, botanists, usual historians, geographers, geologists, lecturers, museum scientists and directors, army team of workers, visitors, govt officers, political figures and writers and artists involved in the surroundings. the various matters are renowned. The accomplishments of others are little known.Each access incorporates a succinct yet cautious overview of the subject's profession and contributions. Entries additionally comprise updated bibliographies and knowledge referring to manuscript resources.
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Attended La Salle Seminary, Aubumdale, Massachusetts, 1886-1888. Studied art in Paris (1888) but had to abandon this field due to poor eyesight. Next attempted career as a nurse but gave this up for the same reason. Attended paleontology classes at the University of California, Berkeley, for several years after 1900; did not take a degree. Never married. POSITIONS Active as explorer, naturalist, and paleontologist, 1900-1949. CAREER Traveled with parents to Europe, Pacific Islands, and Africa, 1888-1904.
Canadian Field-Natural 76 (1962). 26 ANDREWS, ROY CHAPMAN UNPUBLISHED SOURCES See Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa: (1) Manuscript Division, Rudolph Martin Anderson Papers (records, papers, private correspondence); (2) Public Records Division, Transportation Records, Marine Branch RG42 (Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-1918, Stefansson-Anderson controversy, papers, records, correspondence); (3) National Photography Collection (photographs taken by Anderson on 1908-1912 and 1913-1916 expeditions, later expedition photographs to 1945).
Organized symposia on human ecology and insisted that ecology ought to be underwritten on same scale as geology and physical sciences. One of founders, and in 1923 president, of Ecological Society of America (established in 1915). Was also active in Association of American Geographers. Bibliography includes over 150 titles, mainly journal articles. His book, Guide to the Study of Animal Ecology (1913), ranks among the important pioneer studies done in North America. Main emphasis of his published research became relation of human ecology to land use and the problems of interrelationship of human ecology and public policies.