Henry Chandler Cowles

Henry Chandler Cowles
Born: Kensington, CT 2/27/1869; died 9/12/1939
Education: Oberlin Coll. (A.B. 1893); Chicago (Ph.D. 1898)
Dissertation title: An ecological study of the sand dune flora of northern Indiana (Bot. Gaz. 27:95-117, 167-202, 281-308, 361-391)
Adviser: John M. Coulter (D)
Comments: Also influenced by T. C. Chamberlin, geologist. See article by W. S. Cooper, Ecology 16:281-283.
Teaching history: Gates Coll., NE 1894-95; Chicago 1897-1934.
Ph. D. Students: William S. Cooper, Walter P. Cottam, George D. Fuller, Elbert L. Little, Arthur G. Vestal
Others influenced: John M. Aikman, E. Lucy Braun, Stanley A. Cain, Ralph W. Chaney, Burton E. Livingston, George E. Nichols, Paul B. Sears, Victor E. Shelford, Edgar N. Transeau.
ESA offices and honors: Founder (1914); President 1918.
Archived Papers: Henry C. Cowles Collection at Chicago
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  1. […] and structure of the forests of eastern Nebraska. (Univ. of Nebr. Studies 26:1-75) Adviser: H. C. Cowles at Chicago in 1922. Teaching history: Nebr. Wesleyan 1921-27; Iowa State 1927-75. Ph. D. Students; […]

  2. […] study of the heath balds of the Great Smoky Mountains. (Butler Univ. Bot. Stud. 1:117-208) Adviser: A. W. Cooper Others influenced: W. D. […]

  3. […] of Isle Royale, Lake Superior, and its development (Bot. Gaz. 55:1-44, 115-140, 189-235) Adviser: H. C. Cowles (CD) Comments: Introduced to ecology by E. N. Transeau as an undergraduate. Also had early contact […]

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