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Collection — Box Boxes 1-108
Abstract Robert B. Gordon (1901-1981) was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. After a short career as an optician and optometrist, he returned to The Ohio State University and earned a Ph. D. in botany (1931). Gordon taught botany and environmental science at universities and nature centers for more than forty years. He taught courses in botany, plant ecology, and conservation at West Chester State College (1938-1964) and was appointed Head of its Science Department in 1944. This collection includes personal...
Overview Dr. William Roy Overlease (1925-2007) was a botanist, ornithologist, ecologist, and educator who worked as a professor in the Biology Department at West Chester State College/West Chester University from 1963 to 1986. The collection contains final drafts of his publications, research data and notes his publications were based on, professional correspondence, material related to courses he taught, and material related to the establishment of the Robert B. Gordon Natural Area for Environmental...