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ESA charter member answers in the 1917 handbook

See 1917 Handbook as Spreadsheet for more information.

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The 1917 Directory

Information on the first two cohorts of ESA members (284 Charter Members plus 23 members elected at the December 1916 meeting) was published in the ESA Bulletin 1(3) in early 1917. This “Handbook” offers a fascinating glimpse of information abstracted from information

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1914: The beginning

This photograph includes sixteen founding members of the Society. Click on the photo for more details. This photo and banner photos courtesy of the collection of the late Dr. Robert L. Burgess.

What do you think of such a thing as a society of ecologists to include both botanists and zoologists and to be a society for field work rather than a society for the reading of papers? —Letter from Robert H.

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