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Retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock

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Published in [Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S. H. Gage
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 227-229.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24168087M
    OCLC/WorldCa38709246


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Retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock by Gage, Simon Henry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: On the occasion of the retirement from active service of John Henry Comstock, Professor of Entomology and General Invertebrate Zoology in Cornell University, his former students presented to him a fund ($2,) for the establishment of a memorial library of Ento­ mology.

This fund was then presented by Professor Comstock to. On the occasion of the retirement from active service of John Henry Comstock, Professor of Entomology and General Invertebrate Zoology in Cornell University, his former students presented to him a fund ($2,) for the establishment of a memorial library of Entomology.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Simon Henry Gage. JOHN HENRY COMSTOCK was determined to get an education.

He came to Cornell University because it offered him an opportunity to earn his living while pursuing his studies. Anna Botsford came to Cornell because women were admitted on an equality with men. She approved of coeducation. These two young.

A MANUAL OF THE STUDY OF INSECTS "Comstock by Henry John & Comstock and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at g: Retirement. John Henry Comstock, Childhood and Youth 1 2.

A Sailor and a Scholarg 15 3 Student and Teacher at Cornell Universityo 34 4 Anna Botsford, Childhood and Youth 53 5 A Woman Student at Cornell University 73 6. Marriage of Anna Botsford and Professor J. Com-stock Sg. John Henry Comstock, (born Feb. 24,Janesville, Wis., U.S.—died MaIthaca, N.Y.), pioneering American educator and researcher in entomology; his studies of scale insects and butterflies and moths provided the basis for systematic classification of these insects.

Comstock was educated at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and at Yale g: Retirement. John Henry Comstock has 40 books on Goodreads with 47 ratings. John Henry Comstock’s most popular book is An Introduction to Entomology.

Retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock by Simon Henry Gage (Book) The Comstock memorial; a report of the Exercises in connection with the presentation of the Comstock Memorial Library Fund to Cornell University on the occasion of the retirement of professor John Henry Comstock.

John Henry Comstock () was an eminent researcher in entomology and a leading educator. His work provided the basis for classification Retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock book butterflies, moths, and scale insects. Early life and education.

Comstock was born on Febru in Janesville, Wisconsin Febru in Janesville, WisconsinMissing: Retirement. THE book on "How to Know the Butterflies," which D. Appleton Co. will publish very shortly, is by John Henry Comstock, Professor of entomology in Cornell University, and Anna Botsford Comstock.

John Henry Comstock was an American entomologist. Once logged in, you can add biography in the database. The Comstock memorial; a report of the exercises in connection with the presentation of the Comstock memorial library fund to Cornell University on the occasion of the retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock at the close of forty-one years of active.

Henry John (later John Henry) Comstock,was a professor of entomology at Cornell University. His wife, Anna Botsford Comstock was a professor of nature studies and a wood engraver specializing in scientific illustration.

Comstock enrolled in Cornell University inone year after it opened, working his way through school as a. The Comstocks of Cornell is the autobiography written by naturalist educator Anna Botsford Comstock about her life and her husband's, entomologist John Henry Comstock—both prominent figures in the scientific community and in Cornell University history.

A first edition was published inbut it omitted key Cornellians, historical anecdotes, and personal insights.4/5(1).

them of Professor John Henry Comstock and Mrs. Com-stock. The lives of both are too closely and too happily interwoven with that of the University and city com-munities to need such a reminder; but all will rejoice with them to-morrow on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary, and many will take pleasure in recalling kindnesses.

The following year, she earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University, where she had the opportunity to study under John Henry Comstock, author of her cherished book. Comstock considered her an exceptional student, and used part of her doctoral thesis in his towering achievement, Introduction to Entomology (also illustrated by Anna Botsford Comstock).

The Comstocks of Cornell: John Henry Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock, Unknown Binding – January 1, especially as the first woman professor of Cornell, expert wood engraver, and author of a textbook on nature study that sold tens of thousands of copies.4/5(1). James G. Needham (–) studied with John Henry Comstock at Cornell University from to From tohe taught biology at Lake Forest University and then returned to Cornell as Assistant Professor of ed on: Novem John Henry Comstock (–) was an eminent researcher in entomology and arachnology and a leading educator.

His work provided the basis for classification of butterflies, moths, and scale insects. At the end of his career, Professor Comstock had a dual appointment at Cornell and Stanford. The Comstock memorial; a report of the exercises in connection with the presentation of the Comstock memorial library fund to Cornell University on the occasion of the retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock at the close of forty-one years of active service, Saturday, J In when Professor Comstock retired, Needham succeeded him as head of the Department of Entomology at Cornell, a position he held until his retirement in He published numerous scientific articles, educational papers, and textbooks.

Born in New York, Stuart W. Frost was trained in the legendary John Henry Comstock’s lab at Cornell. In his lifetime, Frost published over papers and 4 books and proposed names for 46 species of Diptera.

Over his four decades of affiliation with Penn State University, he added thousands of specimens to the entomological research mater: Cornell University.

To some, "The Comstocks of Cornell" might suggest the title of a made-for-TV reality show. But this is a real-life saga about John Henry Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock.

They were a husband and wife team associated with Cornell University in New York from the early years of that Ivy League school and throughout their academic : Tom Turpin.

When Anna Botsford Comstock died in summer at the age of seventy-five, the pioneering naturalist left behind not only an ailing husband—famed entomologist John Henry Comstockwho was severely debilitated by a series of strokes and would pass away just half a year later—but a page manuscript chronicling their decades of marriage, travel, teaching, and scientific study.

Media in category "John Henry Comstock" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. Cornell University Library, Ithaca, New York- Comstock Memorial Library, Entomology, bought with the income of a fund given by the students of John Henry Comstock, Professor of Entomology,book plate, Ex Libris (cropped).jpg × ; 71 KBCountry of citizenship: United States of America.

John Henry was an entomologist, and Anna Botsford was a naturalist and wood engraver. John Henry Comstock was born in near Janesville, Wisconsin, where his parents had moved from New York.

His father abandoned their farm and died of cholera while traveling on a Missing: Retirement. Get this from a library. The Comstocks of Cornell: John Henry Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock. [Anna Botsford Comstock] -- The Comstocks of Cornell is the autobiography written by naturalist educator Anna Botsford Comstock about her life and her husband's, entomologist John Henry Comstock - both prominent figures in the.

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Her husband, John Henry Comstock, worked for USDA, and his Introduction to Entomology was just one of the many important texts that they published together.

Their books are still used by countless agricultural students and professionals as a guide to understanding the insect world and its impact on plants and crops. Comstock, Anna Botsford (–) First woman professor at Cornell University, leader of the nature-study movement, and author or illustrator of many natural science books.

Name variations: Anna Botsford. Born Anna Botsford on September 1,on the family farm near Otto, in Cattaraugus County, New York; died on Augat her home in Ithaca, New York; only child of Marvin and Missing: Retirement.

James G. Needham (–) studied with John Henry Comstock at Cornell University from to From tohe taught biology at Lake Forest University and then returned to Cornell as Assistant Professor of : James G. Needham. Born 20 Mar ; died 16 Oct at age American biologist who went on expeditions in Panama, British Guiana, Brazil, and Venezuela ().

Afterwards, he wrote his first book, To the Lost World (), recording his search for giant ants in jungle areas of South America. In Flamingo Hunt (), he discussed his search for Bahamas flamingo.

His articles and photographs illustrated. Most were produced by spiders of this species. The unusual spines on its abdomen made it easy to identify from the picture on page of Professor John Henry Comstock's "The Spider Book", Comstock Publishing Associates, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, Second Printing, (First Printing, ).Missing: Retirement.

James G. Needham (–) studied with John Henry Comstock at Cornell University from to From tohe taught biology at Lake Forest University and then returned to Cornell as Assistant Professor of : James G. Needham. Inshe married entomologist John Henry Comstock, and entered into an extraordinary half-century partnership.

Anna was deeply involved in every aspect of her husband’s work, from laboratory. Comstock, Anna Botsford – First woman professor at Cornell University, leader of the nature-study movement, author and/or illustrator of many natural science books.

Born Anna Botsford on September 1,on the family farm near Otto, in Cattaraugus County, New York; died on Augat her home in Ithaca, New York; attended a rural elementary schoolhouse, a “select.

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There are Missing: Retirement  John Henry Comstock. Idiogramma comstockii Gage, Simon Henry. "Retirement of Professor John Henry Comstock". The Cornell Countryman: – About Henry and Anna: "Anna Botsford Comstock," "John Henry Comstock," "Harrison Gray Dyar," "Mary Jane Rathbun," and "Robert Edwards Carter Stearns." In: American National Biography.

New York. The publication chosen to represent the first book by Cornell University Press, John Henry Comstock and Simon Henry Gage, felt this would be a good opportunity to honor their former professor and mentor, Burt Green Wilder.

Wilder, a Harvard medical school graduate and former Civil War surgeon, had been a professor of neurology and.This company was founded by Professor John Henry Comstock and Professor Gage in to make reasonably priced books on microscopy, histology, and entomology available to students.

Through the bequest of Comstock and the gift of Gage this publishing company became the property of Cornell University in   This comprehensive history features chapters on specific programs, including the County Farm Bureaus and 4-H Clubs as well as those associated with the colleges within Cornell listed above; key figures in the extension movement, including John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock, Liberty Hyde Bailey, and Martha Van Rensselaer; and programs Brand: Cornell University Press.