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Guide to John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account"
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
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  • 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