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Institute of Ecology records, Arthur W. Cooper interview

Institute of Ecology records, Arthur W. Cooper interview

Descriptive Summary

Title: Institute of Ecology records, Arthur W. Cooper interview
Creator: Cooper, Arthur W.
Inclusive Dates: 1985 April 18
Language: English
Extent: 1 interview(s) (34.0 minutes)
Collection Number: UA97-066_0013-2
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Arthur W. Cooper grew up in Washington D.C., received his bachelor's and master's degrees at Colgate University, and studied the relationships between plant life-form and microclimate and between microclimate and soil genesis for his doctoral research at the University of Michigan. He then joined the faculty of North Carolina State University in 1958. Later, he served as the President of the Ecological Society of America from 1980 to 1981.

Scope and Content

Arthur W. Cooper 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, Arthur W. Cooper interview, har-ua97-066_0013-2, 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

Cooper, Arthur W.
Ecological Society of America
Institute of Ecology
Oral histories (document genres)

Related Collections in this Repository

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


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