Francis Russ Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Perrin, Pearl
Russ, Francis
Francis Russ papers
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Biographical Note

Francis Russ graduated from Michigan State College in 1930 with a degree in applied science. She attended Michigan State College as a graduate student from 1930-1931 and then transferred to Kansas State Agricultural College (now Kansas State University). Pearl Perrin graduated from Michigan State College in 1932 with degree in applied science.

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Scope and Contents note

Bound phytogeography class notes of Francis Russ and Pearl Perrin from 1930. The notes are typed and in outline form. The contributions of each to the volume are not distinguishable. Some of the sections of notes have the date they were taken in class. Also included are maps, some of which were hand colored. The notes cover historical developments, definitions of phytogeography, classification and environments, forests, vegetation, climate, readings, and study questions.

The phytogeography class was taught in the botany department by H.T. Darlington, Associate Professor in Botany.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 2003

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1930.

Personal Name(s)

  • Smith, Jessica


  • Botany
  • Geography
  • Phytogeography
  • Plants

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Phytogeography notes 1930 

F.D. 1