Clarence F. Korstian

Clarence F. Korstian
Born: Saline Co, NE 6/26/1889; died 2/23/1968
Education: Nebraska (B.S. F. 1911; M.F. 1913); Southeast Christian Coll (A.M. 1924); Yale (Ph.D. 1926)
Dissertation title: Factors controlling germination and early survival in oaks (Yale Sch. of Forestry Bulletin no. 19)
Advisor: James W. Toumey
Teaching history: Duke 1930-58
Ph. D. Students: John F. Reed
ESA offices and honors: Vice President 1939; President 1942
Archived papers: Clarence Ferdinand Korstian Papers, 1916-1960. Contained within the Nicholas School of the Environment Records (1916-2010), Duke University Libraries, Durham NC. Korstian was director of the Duke Forest and the first Dean of the School.
External links: Forest History Society Oral History interview

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