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Frank Egerton papers

Frank Egerton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank Egerton papers
Creator: Egerton, Frank N.
Inclusive Dates: 1974-2019
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box and 2 folders)
Collection Number: ms4297
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Frank Egerton is a Professor Emeritus in the History Department of the University of Wisconsin, Parkside, where he has taught for 25 years. Dr. Egerton has written several works on the History of Ecology and was awarded a Distinguished Service Citation by the Ecological Society of America in 2007.

Scope and Content

This collection contains Frank Egerton's correspondence with colleagues Michael Mitchell, Lecturer of Botany at the National University of Ireland Galway, and Jean-Marc Drouin, retired professor of Philosophy and the History of Science at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. Most of these letters, postcards, and emails focus on recommendations and articles for Egerton's works on the history of Ecological Sciences, but they also include details about their personal lives and families. In addition, there are several articles written in French sent by Jean-Marc Drouin and some correspodence between Egerton and Drouin's wife and daughter including a few photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank Egerton papers, ms4297, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Drouin, Jean-Marc
Mitchell, M. E. (Michael E.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence with Michael Mitchell, 2010-2019
21Correspondence with Michael Mitchell, 1974-2019
22-3Correspondence with Jean-Marc Drouin, 1984-2014
12Correspondence with Jean-Marc Drouin and family, 1985-2019
24List of publications