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Crum, Ethel Katherine (1886-1943) | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Name: Crum, Ethel Katherine (1886-1943)

Historical Note: Ethel Katherine Crum (1886-1943) was born in Lexington, Illinois on March 13, 1886. She studied literature and the classics at the University of Illinois where graduated in 1907. She worked as a public school teacher from 1909-1929 before receiving her M. A. in Botany from the University of California, Berkeley in 1929. She worked as a research assistant for Dr. Willis Linn Jepson on the manuscript for volume two of A Flora of California. In 1933 she was hired as curatorial staff at the Herbarium, where she worked until her death in 1943. She served as the secretary to the editorial board of the California Botanical Society from 1933-1943. She passed away January 5, 1943, in Lexington, Illinois.
Note Author: Mason, Herbert L. (1943). Ethel Katherine Crum. Madroño, v.7 no.2, p.33-35.

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