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Harold H. Plough (AC 1913), Harkness Professor of Biology, Emeritus, 1977 November 21-22

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Scope and Contents

Subject coverage: Former professors and teaching spans at Amherst, Comments on Professors Frederic B. Loomis and John Mason Tyler, The college's biological facilities in early 1900s, Black Biology students at Amherst, The place of research and teaching in biological studies, Initial grant from Rockefeller Foundation in mid-1930s, Undergraduate research at the College, Development of the teaching of science at Amherst, Effects of the 1947 core curriculum, Need for investigation in teaching the sciences, Leading universities in biological studies, Comments on Amherst administrations, Prof. David Todd as an astronomer; present five-college Astronomy Department, The Neuro-Science Program, Activities with the Atomic Energy Commission, Forthcoming book: The Sea Squirts of the Atlantic Continental Shelf

Dates

  • 1977 November 21-22

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to original recordings is restricted for preservation purposes, researchers may use digital surrogates instead.

Extent

From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (1 archives box, 1 half archives box, 1 flat box, 1 negative box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299