Harry E. Ahles

…a major floristic study of that state. This work resulted in the Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (University of North Carolina Press, 1968), which served as the…

Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…taxonomy. It would be exciting to find a specimen or two collected by David Augustus Williston when he taught at NC A&T in 1898!   SOURCES: 1. https://www.nps.gov/articles/david-williston-learning-from-leaders.htm accessed on…

Thomas Fanning Wood

…Thomas Fanning Wood, born February 23, 1841, in Wilmington, North Carolina, was the son of Robert Barclay and Mary Ann (Wilber) Wood. Young Wood attended several local schools. While at…

John R. Bozeman

…for his graduate work, but Bozeman also collected throughout the Southeastern United States. NCU has a single fungal specimens collected by Bozeman, Polyporus hydnoides, from Pierce County, GA collected in…

Charles Fuller Baker

…entomologist, botanist, agronomist, collector, teacher, agricultural director and dean, died at St. Luke’s Hospital in Manila, Philippine Islands, on July 22, 1927, aged fifty-five years. According to word received from…

Edward Avery McIlhenny

…Auk, “The passing of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker”: One of the mysteries of Nature that has puzzled me for many years is the passing of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), a…