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Frank E. Egler papers, 1952-1959

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .E35

Dates

  • 1952-1959

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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Biographical sketch

Egler was a plant ecologist and pioneer in the study of vegetation science, and a research associate in the Conservation Dept. at the American Museum of Natural History. He assisted Rachel Carson in preparing Silent spring.

Biographical sketch

R/W Maintenance Corporation (renamed R/W Maintenance Service in 1955 or early 1956) was founded expressly to follow the method of brush control originated by Egler and followed the recommendations set by the Museum's Committee for Chemical Brush Control Recommendations for Rightofways (cf. Paper no. 8).

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box) : 33 items in 3 folders : illustrations

Language of Materials

English

Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note

folder 1. Paper (R/W Maintenance Corporation & R/W Maintenance Service), no. 1 (Dec. 1952)-19 (Mar. 1958) -- folder 2. Release (American Museum of Natural History. Committee for Chemical Brush Control Recommendations for Rightofways), no. 1 (Mar. 1953)-6 (Jan. 1955) -- folder 3. Miscellaneous (8 items, 1953-1959)

Related / Analytical Title

Paper (R/W Maintenance Corporation).

Related / Analytical Title

Paper (R/W Maintenance Service).

Related / Analytical Title

Release (American Museum of Natural History. Committee for Chemical Brush Control Recommendations for Rightofways).

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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