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Guide to John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account" SCM0170
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  • Title: John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account"
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0170
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 volume(s)
    Date: 1996
    creator: Briggs, John C.
    creator: Briggs, John C.

    Scope and Contents note

    Subjects covered in this autobiography include his family history; his student years at Stanford and his affiliations with Hopkins Marine Station; his academic appointments at the University of Florida, University of British Columbia, the Texas Institute of Marine Sciences, and the University of South Florida; and his family life. Other subjects include the closure of the Natural History Museum at Stanford and the dispersal of its collections; and his experiences as a military and civilian pilot.

    Biographical/Historical note

    ohn C. Briggs earned his MA (1947) and his Ph.D. (1952) in biology at Stanford University.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Briggs, John C.
    Hopkins Marine Station..
    Stanford University. Dept. of Biology.
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
    Stanford University.. Natural History Museum..
    Texas Institute of Marine Sciences..
    University of British Columbia..
    University of Florida..
    University of South Florida..
    Marine biology.
    Marine sciences.
    World War, 1939-1945.