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

Author/Creator:
Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930, author.
Publication:
Ithaca [New York] : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv 532 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931.
Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930.
Cornell University -- Faculty -- Biography.
Entomologists -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Biography.
College teachers -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Biography.
Women wood-engravers -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Biography.
Cornell University.
College teachers.
Entomologists.
Universities and colleges -- Faculty.
Women wood-engravers.
New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
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.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
St. Clair, Karen Penders, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930. The Comstocks of Cornell.
ISBN:
9781501716270
1501716271
9781501716287
9781501716294
OCLC:
1104222019