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Institute of Ecology records, Edward Deevey interview

Institute of Ecology records, Edward Deevey interview

Descriptive Summary

Title: Institute of Ecology records, Edward Deevey interview
Creator: Deevey, Edward
Inclusive Dates: 1984 December 8
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 interview(s) (54.0 minutes)
Collection Number: UA97-066_0006
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edward S. Deevey, Jr. was born in Albany, New York on December 3, 1914. He attended Yale University earning his B.A. in 1934, and his Ph.D. in zoology in 1938. He was a Killam Professor of Biology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as the President of the Ecological Society of America from 1969-1970. In 1982, Deevey received the Eminent Ecologist Award from the ESA, and was elected into the National Academy of Sciences in 1981.

Scope and Content

Edward Deevey 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, Edward Deevey interview, UA97-066_0006, 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

Deevey, Edward
Ecological Society of America
Institute of Ecology
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Oral histories (document genres)
U.S. International Biological Program

Related Collections in this Repository

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Interview with Edward Deevey, 1984 December 8 Access Online