Collection ASU0235 - Quadrat [faculty publication]

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ASU0235

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Quadrat [faculty publication]

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  • 1970s (Creation)

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1 Items

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In 1947, Frank J. Rimoldi, a professor of applied tropical botany who taught landscape and conservation, began the arboretum on the University of Miami campus with a teaching collection of 250 trees and 100 shrubs. In 1949, the Arboretum was named in honor and memory of Dr. John C. Gifford, the first graduate forester in the United States, an expert on tropical woods and influential professor of tropical forestry. By 1951, the Arboretum, under the guidance of Chairman of the Botany Department, Taylor Alexander, had expanded to over 500 species.

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The bound issue "Quadrat" is a collection of field reports titled "Quadrat 76," "Quadrat 84" and "Quadrat 58," and so on.  The fieldwork of the report "Quadrat 76" was done in September 1973.  The reports have page numbers from p. 415 to p. 827.  Publication title, date and author are not listed in the reports.

The University Archives assumes it was published by the University of Miami's Department of Biology and donated to the University of Miami Library in the 1970s.

There is a handwritten information on the first page: I19.16: 1011/pt.2 vol.2 c.2.

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  • English

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