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Institute of Ecology records, David Challinor interview

Institute of Ecology records, David Challinor interview

Descriptive Summary

Title: Institute of Ecology records, David Challinor interview
Creator: Challinor, David
Inclusive Dates: 1985 June 26
Language: English
Extent: 1 interview(s) (20.0 minutes)
Collection Number: UA97-066_0004
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

David Challinor was an American biologist, naturalist, and science advisor. He was born in New York City on July 11, 1920, and graduated from Harvard University. In 1971, Challinor became the Science Advisor for the Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary, where he served until his retirement in 1996.

Scope and Content

David Challinor discusses the Institute of Ecology, including its origins, its approaches to research, its relationship with colleges and universities, its structural and funding challenges, and its demise.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Institute of Ecology records, David Challinor interview, har-ua97-066_0004, University of Georgia Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Conditions Governing Use

Resources may be used under the guidelines described by the U.S. Copyright Office in Section 107, Title 17, United States Code (Fair use).

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Challinor, David
Ecological Society of America
Institute of Ecology
Oral histories (document genres)
Smithsonian Institution

Related Collections in this Repository

Institute of Ecology records, UA07-066 and the Ecological Society of America records, UA97-061


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