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Author Comstock, Anna Botsford, author.

Title The Comstocks of Cornell : John Henry Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock / Anna Botsford Comstock.

Publication Info. Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource : 7 illustrations
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Contents Frontmatter -- Foreword / Herrick, Glenn W. -- Contents -- Illustrations -- 1. John Henry Comstock, Childhood and Youth- 1849- 1864 -- 2. A Sailor and a Scholar - 1864-1869 -- 3. Student and Teacher at Cornell University- 1870- 1874 -- 4. Anna Botsford, Childhood and Youth- 1854-1874 -- 5. A Woman Student at Cornell University-1874-1876 -- 6. Marriage of Anna Botsford and Professor J. H. Comstock- 1876-1879 -- 7. As United States Entomologist-1879-1881 -- 8. Return to the Department of Entomology at Cornell - 1881-1888 -- 9. Studies of Entomology in Europe and America- 1888-1891 -- 10. Entomology at Stanford University; The Comstock Publishing Company- 1891-1897 -- 11. Nature Study Movement in New York State-1893- 1903 -- 12. Scientific Farming; Studies in the South- 1894-1903 -- 13. Nature Study Across a Continent- 1903-1906 -- 14. Sabbatic Year Abroad- 1907-1908 -- 15. Cornell's New Quarters for Entomology and Nature Study-1908-1912 -- 16. Summer in England; Plans for Retirement- 1912-1914 -- 17. Retirement of J. H. Comstock; Research and Writing- 1914-1917 -- 18. Retirement of Anna B. Comstock; Writing and Teaching- 1919-1921 -- 19. Tributes to Two Distinguished Scholars- 1921-1926 -- 20. "The Last of Life . . ."- 1926-1930 -- APPENDIXES AND INDEX -- "Sunset and Evening Star" / Herrick, Glenn W. -- In Honor of the Comstocks of Cornell / Smith, Ruby Green -- The Comstock Books / Herrick, Glenn W. / Smith, Ruby Green -- Index
Language In English.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 30. Apr 2019).
Summary The Comstocks of Cornell is the autobiography written by naturalist educator Anna Botsford Comstock about her life and her husband's, entomologist John Henry Comstock - both prominent figures in the scientific community and in Cornell University history. A first edition was published in 1953, but it omitted key Cornellians, historical anecdotes, and personal insights. Karen Penders St. Clair's twenty-first century edition returns Mrs. Comstock's voice to her book by rekeying her entire manuscript as she wrote it, and preserving the memories of the personal and professional lives of the Comstocks that she had originally intended to share. The book includes a complete epilogue of the Comstocks' last years and fills in gaps from the 1953 edition. Described as serious legacy work, the book is an essential part of Cornell University history and an important piece of Cornell University Press history.
Subject Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931.
Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931. (OCoLC)fst00208709
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781501740541
Standard No. 10.7591/9781501740541 doi
AU@ 000065305438

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