Photos, Prints, Drawings E. Lucy Braun, the pioneering ecologist who identified the mixed mesophytic forest as a coherent system.
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Braun, E. Lucy (Emma Lucy)
Braun, E. Lucy (Emma Lucy)
- E. Lucy Braun, the pioneering ecologist who identified the mixed mesophytic forest as a coherent system.
- Contributor Names
- Braun, E. Lucy (Emma Lucy), 1889-1971 (Depicted)
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- October 20, 1994
- Subject Headings
- - Braun, E. Lucy (Emma Lucy), 1889-1971
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - Ohio -- Hamilton County -- Cincinnati
- - In an entry for the Biographical Dictionary of North American Environmentalists, L. Ron Stuckey describes E. Lucy Braun as "One of the most original thinkers in the developing field of plant ecology during the first half of the twentieth century in North America. A faithful and dedicated worker in the field of conservation and the preservation of natural areas. An independent investigator with firm and strong beliefs who allowed little deviation for argument and disagreement. A perfectionist striving for thoroughness and accuracy with meticulous attention to detail in her scientific work. Her book, Deciduous Forests, was acclaimed by F. Fosberg as a definitive work that 'reached a level of excellence seldom or never before attained in American ecology or vegetation science, at least in any work of comparable importance.' It remains her most remembered and lasting achievement."
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C020-02
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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