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Ernest Brown Babcock papers


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Ernest Brown Babcock papers, 1912 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

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Title: Ernest Brown Babcock papers, 1912Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Babcock, E. B. (Ernest Brown) (1877-1954)

Extent: 2.6 Letters

Subjects: Babcock, E. B. (Ernest Brown), 1877-1954

Forms of Material: Field notes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of the personal papers of E. B. Babcock. As of June 2009, only his 1912 field notebook has been cataloged. The remainder of his papers will be arranged and described as time permits. Contact the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives for more information.

Biographical Note

Ernest Brown Babcock (July 10, 1877 – December 8, 1954) was a United States plant geneticist.  He was born in Edgerton, Wisconsin and moved to California in 1896 with his family.  He attended Los Angeles Normal School and graduated from the University of California with a B.S. degree in 1905 and a M.S. in 1912.  He was hired as an Instructor in Plant Pathology at the University in 1907 and as an Assistant Professor in 1912.  In 1913 he was promoted to Professor of Genetics in charge of the new Division of Genetics in the College of Agriculture.

Subject/Index Terms

Babcock, E. B. (Ernest Brown), 1877-1954

Administrative Information

Repository: University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Access Restrictions: The bulk of the E. B. Babcock papers have not been processed. This finding aid only contains Babcock's 1912 field notebook.  The finding aid will be revised as the remainder of the collection is processed.

Use Restrictions: Copyright has not been assigned to the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the publisher.

Preferred Citation: E. B. Babcock Papers, University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley.

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On cover: For U. C. Herbarium c/o Professor Hall from E. B. Babcock. Contains collections no. 1001-1132.  No. 1001-1049 by Chandler and Babcock. No. 1050-on by E. B.  Babcock only. Collections were made between May 31 and July 5, 1912.

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