Miriam Kresses Slifkin

…investigate UNC’s discriminatory practices in wages, hiring and admission. This investigation resulted in positive changes for female students, faculty and employees. In 1980 she was inducted into the Order of…

Nathan Barrows

…York City in 1857, he was house surgeon in Belleview Hospital in that city. He moved to Falmouth, Massachusetts in 1859 and practiced medicine there until 1864. While in Falmouth…

Josiah Hale

…senis, subconvexis; aperture magna, subovata, intus albida. Hab. Alexandria, Lou. – J. Hale, M.D. Paludina Haleiana. Testa laevi, ventricoso-conoidea, subtenui, rufo cornea, imperforate, spira brevi; suturis valde impressis; anfractibus quaternis,…

Walking with Walter and William

…Walter. It is covered with a flat stone, now broken in two and though dotted with lichens and stained and corroded by time the inscription may still be deciphered… I…

William Wirt Calkins

…Illinois” published in “The Berwyn Current,” in 1907, eight or nine botanical papers in “The Ottawa (Ill.) Republican,” from 1880 to 1892, and three papers in the first volume of…

Katherine Augusta Taylor

…her interest in plants is not known. However, it is clear that she took collecting seriously, and it is clear that she corresponded with noted botanists of her day, including…

Bernard Carl Mikula

…(CM), Chadron State College (CSCN), Clemson University (CLEMS), Northern Arizona University (ASC),Illinois Natural History Survey (ILLS), Indiana University (IND); Louisiana State University (LSU), Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (MMNS), Missouri…

Margaret Campbell Campbell

…a particular interest in orchids, as that family accounts for about half of her specimens curated by NCU. How Ms. Campbell became interested in botany is not known, nor is…

Frances Katherine Foust Lombard

…(Aphyllophorales, Polyporaceae) associated with brown-rot of Pseudotsuga menziesii residue in western Oregon. Mycologia 75(4): 623-627. Eslyn, Wallace E. and Frances F. Lombard. 1983. Decay in mine timber. Part II: Basidiomycetes…