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Barlow (George W.) papers
BANC MSS 2019/230  
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Papers of George W. Barlow, ichthyologist, ethologist and evolutionary biologist and expert on cichlid fishes dating from 1950-2009. Includes correspondence, research files, manuscript and publication files, notebooks and binders of data sets and research studies, illustrations, photographs and slides.
George W. Barlow (1929 – 2007) was an animal behaviorist, ichthyologist, and evolutionary biologist with a specialization in cichlid fishes. Barlow was a member of the UC Berkeley faculty in the department of integrative biology from 1966 until he retired in 1993. Barlow led the campus's animal behavior undergraduate and graduate programs. Barlow authored more than 160 scientific articles and three books, including "The Cichlid Fishes: Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution" (2000). He was a fellow of the American Behavior Society and served as its president in 1979, and was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the California Academy of Sciences. He served on the board of governors of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists from 1970 until 1975, and was a member of the American Society of Zoologists. He was awarded a Miller Professorship at UC Berkeley in 1972.
18.75 linear feet (15 cartons)
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