Institute of Ecology records, John F. Reed interview

Institute of Ecology records, John F. Reed interview

Descriptive Summary

Title: Institute of Ecology records, John F. Reed interview
Creator: Reed, John F.
Inclusive Dates: 1985
Language: English
Extent: 1 interview(s) (31.0 minutes)
Collection Number: UA97-066_0013-1
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

John F. Reed was born on November 18, 1911 in Rockport, Maine. He grew up loving the forests of New England. Reed received his AB degree in biology from Dartmouth College in 1933, his M.A. in forestry and botany from Duke University in 1935, and his Ph.D. at Duke a year later. Through the years, Reed served the Ecological Society of America in many ways, most significantly from 1953 to 1957 as Secretary, and in 1963 as President.

Scope and Content

John F. Reed 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, John F. Reed interview, har-ua97-066_0013-1, 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

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Related Collections in this Repository

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


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