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Adrenaline and Gasoline

Leslie Berlin

in The Man behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195163438
eISBN:
9780199788569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter recounts Robert Noyce's boyhood years, growing up in Grinnell, Iowa, during the 1940s and 1950s, up to his graduation from Grinnell College with a double major in math and physics.


Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Carolyn Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

In 1887, a year after founding the Audubon Society, explorer and conservationist George Bird Grinnell launched The Audubon Magazine. The magazine constituted one of the first efforts to preserve bird ... More


Meeting Joseph Grinnell

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies Alexander's plans for a second Alaskan expedition, which had a more extensive scientific scope than her first, and her meeting with Joseph Grinnell. Grinnell was a virtual ... More


An Unusual Collaboration

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the unusual collaboration that existed between Alexander and Grinnell. Despite being one of the leading evolutionary biologists of his day, Grinnell's deference towards ... More


The End of an Era

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0024
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter narrates the events that surrounded Joseph Grinnell's sudden death in the spring of 1939. It shows that his death had the biggest blow in the life of Alexander since her father died. The ... More


Geography of Morphological Variation

James L. Patton, David G. Huckaby, and Sergio Ticul Álvarez-Castañeda

in The Evolutionary History and a Systematic Revision of Woodrats of the Neotoma lepida Group

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098664
eISBN:
9780520942592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098664.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Grinnell and Swarth complete a set of morphological differences between woodrats of the Neotoma lepida group from coastal California and the interior desert of eastern California. Three years earlier ... More


The Conservation Biologists

Michael J. Lannoo

in This Land Is Your Land: The Story of Field Biology in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226358475
eISBN:
9780226358505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358505.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Here I describe conservation’s convoluted and evolving history in America. As it became clear that extinctions at the hand of man should be avoided, the question became “how do we save these ... More


Grinnell’s Monthly Birds I: From The Audubon Magazine 1 (Feb. 1887–Jan. 1888)

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter features reprints of the text and illustrations accompanying the monthly bird frontispieces of The Audubon Magazine from its February 1887 to January 1888 run. The accompanying texts ... More


Grinnell’s Monthly Birds II: From The Audubon Magazine 2 (Feb. 1888–Jan. 1889)

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter highlights yet more of Grinnell's Monthly Birds, sans the illustrations (which have already been presented in the previous chapter). The birds covered here are from the February 1888 to ... More


Epilogue: Grinnell’s Achievements

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This concluding chapter discusses the achievements made by Grinnell and the fruit of his efforts, which continue to thrive to the present day in today's National Audubon Society and its Audubon ... More


Lucy and John James Audubon’s Influence on Grinnell

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter looks at George Bird Grinnell's (1849–1938) early life and influences, primarily shaped by his relationship with the Audubon family. Grinnell's father was a near neighbor of the ... More


Grinnell’s Audubon Society

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter presents a narrative of Grinnell's work with the Audubon Society and The Audubon Magazine during the years 1886–1889. It discusses the formative role played by gender both in creating ... More


Introduction to Grinnell’s Writings

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter compares three biographies on John James Audubon and introduces Grinnell's other writings on John James Audubon and Alexander Wilson (1766–1813). It shows how Grinnell's motivation to ... More


The Life of John James Audubon: From The Audubon Magazine 1, nos. 1–8 (Feb.–Sept. 1887)

George Bird Grinnell

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter reprints Grinnell's portrayal of the life of Audubon from issues 1–8 (February–September 1887) of The Audubon Magazine. The biography tackles major formative events in Audubon's life, ... More


The Character of John James Audubon: From The Audubon Magazine 1, nos. 9–10 (Oct.–Nov. 1887)

George Bird Grinnell

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter captures Grinnell's assessment of Audubon's character and pays tribute to Lucy in issues 9–10 (October–November 1887) of The Audubon Magazine. It puts together a picture of Audubon ... More


Biography of Alexander Wilson: From The Audubon Magazine 2, nos. 5–12 (Jun. 1888–Jan. 1889)

George Bird Grinnell

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter contains Grinnell's account of the life of Audubon's predecessor, Alexander Wilson, taken from the final eight issues of The Audubon Magazine (June 1888–January 1889). Alexander Wilson ... More


Introduction to Grinnell’s Monthly Birds

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter is an introduction to yet more of Grinnell's contributions to The Audubon Magazine—this time in his monthly features of birds. Grinnell opened each issue of The Audubon Magazine with an ... More


The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Christine Bold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

“The Frontier Club” is Christine Bold’s name for the network of eastern aristocrats who created the western as we now most commonly know it. At the turn of the twentieth century, they yoked this most ... More


. The Slow Death (and Resurrection) of Natural History

John G. T. Anderson

in Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

In which we return to the original subject: the role of natural history in both science and human affairs. The legacy of past naturalists is explored, and the importance of long-term data sets is ... More


Ambitious Reformer

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's early life and education, from his childhood in Grinnell, Iowa, to his graduation from Grinnell College and his marriage to Ethel Gross. It also considers ... More


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