Guide to John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account"

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SCM0170
Creator: Briggs, John C.
Title: John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account"
Dates: 1996
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 volume)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Biographical/Historical note

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

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.

Access Terms

Briggs, John C.
Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Students.;
Stanford University. Department of Biology.
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


Collection Contents

Box 1

Autiobiography