Photos, Prints, Drawings E. Lucy Braun, the pioneering ecologist who identified the mixed mesophytic forest as a coherent system.

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Braun, E. Lucy (Emma Lucy)
Hufford, Mary
Dates 1994
Location Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Language English
Subjects 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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