Fonds - Department of Botany fonds

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Department of Botany fonds

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  • 1969-1975 (Creation)
    Department of Botany

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Text, 0.40m

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(1922 -)

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The subject of botany was taught through the Department of Biology from 1912 until 1922 when its own department was established. Its facilities include herbaria, a phytotron and access to the Devonian Botanic Gardens. One of the Department's extensive research programs was a five-year study of the ecosystem of Devon Island, Northwest Territories, in conjunction with the International Biological Programme's Tundra Biome Project. Heads: 1912-1939 Francis John Lewis; 1939-1957 Ezra Henry Moss; 1957-1966 Harold Johnston Brodie; 1966-1969 Wilson H. Stewart. Chairs: 1969-1971 Wilson N. Stewart; 1971-1979 Paul R. Gorham; 1976-1977 Wilson N. Stewart; 1979-1984 David D. Cass; 1984- Keith E. Denford.

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Created by MMCFARLANE 1-11-2008. Updated by MMCFARLANE 1-17-2008.

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