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Guide to the Adriance S. Foster Papers
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Description
Black and white photographs of plant tissue of various genera and associated research notes.
Background
Adriance Sherwood Foster was a pioneer in the field of plant anatomy. He was the first plant anatomist on the faculty at University of California, Berkeley, teaching there from 1934 until his retirement in 1968. Some of his areas of investigation were leaf differentiation, shoot growth and development, and leaf venation. He published over 35 articles and two introductory textbooks: Practical Plant Anatomy and Comparative Morphology of Vascular Plants, co-written by Ernest Gifford. Foster was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1901, was educated at Cornell and Harvard, and received his D.Sc. in plant anatomy in 1926, studying under Irving Bailey.
Extent
2 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, UC Santa Barbara. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cheadle Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.