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Chapter 15: 1908–1912, Cornell’s New Quarters for Entomology and Nature Study

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

in The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on Anna Botsford and John Henry Comstock's return to Ithaca on August 4, 1908. The Comstock's new official quarters in Roberts Hall at Cornell University were of great interest ... More


Nature, Conservation, and Modern Manhood

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Throughout the United States, early Boy Scout officials relied heavily on highly-structured camping and hiking experiences like the Pine Tree Patrol method, Nature Study and its scientific ... More


Florida and Retirement

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

in The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Anna Botsford and John Henry Comstock's journey to the South. First stopping in Richmond, Virginia, they traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and ... More


The 65th Milestone and Retirement

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

in The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recounts John Henry Comstock's 65th birthday on February 24, 1914, which he willingly celebrated. To him, it symbolized freedom from executive slavery and unfettered opportunity to do ... More


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