The Comstocks of Cornell : the definitive autobiography / Anna Botsford Comstock ; edited by Karen Penders St. Clair.

By: Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930 [author.]Contributor(s): Penders St. Clair, Karen [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Ithaca [New York] : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press 2020Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1501716298; 9781501716287; 150171628X; 9781501716294Subject(s): Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931 | Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930 | Cornell University -- Faculty -- Biography | Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930 | Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931 | Cornell University | Entomologists -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Biography | College teachers -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Biography | Women wood-engravers -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Biography | College teachers | Entomologists | Universities and colleges -- Faculty | Women wood-engravers | New York (State) -- Ithaca | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & NaturalistsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Biographies.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Comstocks of CornellDDC classification: 595.7092 | B LOC classification: QL31.C65Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The boyhood of John Henry Comstock, 1849-1865 -- A sailor and a scholar -- Undergraduate days at Cornell -- Anna Botsford Comstock : childhood and girlhood -- A university professorship and marriage, 1876-1879 -- Entomologist to U. S. Department of Agriculture (life in Washington as United States entomologist, 1879-1881) -- Return to Cornell -- The year 1888-1889; with a winter in Germany -- California and Stanford University -- The nature study movement at Cornell University; a journey south to study spiders -- How to know butterflies and the confessions to a heathen idol -- A sabbatical year abroad : Egypt and Greece -- Italy, Switzerland, and home -- Chapter 15 : 1908-1912, Cornell's new quarters for entomology and nature study -- The two-hundred and fiftieth-anniversary celebration of the Royal Society and the International Entomological Congress -- The 65th milestone and retirement -- Florida and retirement -- The Toronto meeting of the A.A.A.S. 1922. A surprising voyage westward -- Honolulu and happiness, a voyage to Europe -- Mentone.
Summary: "This book is a historic restoration of the complete autobiographical manuscript (later heavily edited) of a prominent Cornellian couple, John Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock, and their enduring legacy at Cornell University"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The boyhood of John Henry Comstock, 1849-1865 -- A sailor and a scholar -- Undergraduate days at Cornell -- Anna Botsford Comstock : childhood and girlhood -- A university professorship and marriage, 1876-1879 -- Entomologist to U. S. Department of Agriculture (life in Washington as United States entomologist, 1879-1881) -- Return to Cornell -- The year 1888-1889; with a winter in Germany -- California and Stanford University -- The nature study movement at Cornell University; a journey south to study spiders -- How to know butterflies and the confessions to a heathen idol -- A sabbatical year abroad : Egypt and Greece -- Italy, Switzerland, and home -- Chapter 15 : 1908-1912, Cornell's new quarters for entomology and nature study -- The two-hundred and fiftieth-anniversary celebration of the Royal Society and the International Entomological Congress -- The 65th milestone and retirement -- Florida and retirement -- The Toronto meeting of the A.A.A.S. 1922. A surprising voyage westward -- Honolulu and happiness, a voyage to Europe -- Mentone.

"This book is a historic restoration of the complete autobiographical manuscript (later heavily edited) of a prominent Cornellian couple, John Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock, and their enduring legacy at Cornell University"-- Provided by publisher.

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ComstockAnna Botsford:

Anna Botsford Comstock, late Professor of Nature Study, Cornell University.

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