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Francis Russ papers

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Identifier: UA-10.3.194

Scope and Contents

Bound phytogeography class notes of Francis Russ and Pearl Perrin from 1930. The notes are typed and in outline form. The contributions of each to the volume are not distinguishable. Some of the sections of notes have the date they were taken in class. Also included are maps, some of which were hand colored. The notes cover historical developments, definitions of phytogeography, classification and environments, forests, vegetation, climate, readings, and study questions.

The phytogeography class was taught in the botany department by H. T. Darlington, Associate Professor in Botany.


  • Creation: 1930


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Francis Russ graduated from Michigan State College in 1930 with a degree in applied science. She attended Michigan State College as a graduate student from 1930-1931 and then transferred to Kansas State Agricultural College (now Kansas State University). Pearl Perrin graduated from Michigan State College in 1931 with degree in applied science.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Francis Russ Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Roberts
July 2003
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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