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Asa Gray

A. H. Dupree

Asa Gray

1810-1888

by A. H. Dupree

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

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  • Gray, A.

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    Statementby A.H. Dupree.
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    Open LibraryOL20571283M

    The highest award of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists is named after him, The Asa Gray Award, established in Family Life. He was born in Sauquoit, New York, but traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Associated With. He worked closely with Charles Darwin, who dedicated his book Forms of Flowers to : In he published his first text-book, Elements of Botany, a work conspicuous for its clear and sound reasoning and original thought. It treats of the principles of morphology, histology and vegetable physiology, and prepared the way for the Botanical Text-Book. Asa Gray's Copy of Eaton's Manual.

    Asa Gray was born on Novem , in Sauquoit Valley, in the township of Paris, Oneida county, N. Y. His ancestors were of Scotch-Irish descent who had emigrated to Sauquoit from Mas-sachusetts and Vermont. He was the oldest of the eight children of Moses Wiley Gray and his wife, Roxana Howard Gray. In File Size: KB. Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more. Anytime, anywhere, across your devices.

    Asa Gray was born in Paris, New York, south of Utica, in November He was a farmer's son. His formal education was gained at the Fairfield Academy and the Fairfield Medical School, both in Fairfield, New York. From Dr. James Hadley, the professor of chemistry and medicine, Asa obtained his first instruction in science ( to ). The Elements of Botany. For Beginners and For Schools. By. Asa Gray. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Asa Gray. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. More books by Asa Gray.


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Looking for books by Asa Gray. See all books authored by Asa Gray, including Gray's Manual of Botany, and Gray's Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology: Illustrated by Over Wood Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Sprague: To Which Is Added a Copious Glossary, or Dictionary of Botanical Ter, and more on This book does a good job of chronicling Asa Gray's official life as a botanist, Harvard professor, organizer, scientific politician, and "grand old man" of nineteenth century American evolutionism.

Unfortunately, the man and the plants to which he devoted his life fall through the cracks of this estimable by: Asa Gray () was an American botanist who taught at Harvard University for several decades. He was instrumental in unifying the taxonomic knowledge of the plants of North America.

He was also one of the first and strongest advocates of Darwin’s theory in Cited by: Asa Gray, (born NovemSauquoit, New York, U.S.—died JanuCambridge, Massachusetts), American botanist whose extensive studies of North American flora did more than the work of any other botanist to unify the taxonomic knowledge of plants of this region.

His most widely used book, Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States, from. "Darwiniana" is a collection of reviews and articles written by botanist Asa Gray, the foremost defender of Darwinism in the years following the publication of "Origin of Species" and a committed Christian.

For three decades following "Origin," Gray fought against two extremes, each arguing Darwinism overturned millennia of belief in God/5. Asa Gray. Botany of the Northern United States. Birthplace: Sauquoit, NY Location of death: Cambridge, MA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambrid.

American botanist, was born at Paris, Oneida County, New York, on the 18th of November He was the son of a farmer, and received no formal education except at the Born: Asa Gray has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Asa Gray’s most popular book is The Elements of Botany For Beginners and For Schools. The leading American botanist of the nineteenth century, Asa Gray helped organize the main generalizations of the science of plant geography. The manual of botany that carries his name is still in use today.

Friend and confidant of Charles Darwin, Gray became the most persistent and effective American protagonist of Darwin’s views. Yet at the same time, he believed that. Asa GRAY ( - ) The book is intended to ground beginners in Structural Botany and the principles of vegetable life, mainly as concerns Flowering or Phanerogamous plants, with which botanical instruction should always begin; also to be a companion and interpreter to the Manuals and Floras by which the student threads his flowery way to a.

Marbled textblock edges. xii, pages, + 2 page ad at rear for Gray's Botanist's Microscope. Contempory pencil marking on flyleaf dated Some rubbing to lower corner else clean and tight. Asa Gray [] is considered the most important American botanist of the 19th century.

Seller Inventory # Gray, Asa (it, New York, 18 November ; dge, Massachusetts, 30 January ) botany. Gray was the son of Moses Gray and Roxana Howard Gray, who had migrated from New England to upstate New York after the American began his education in local schools at Sauquoit and for a time attended an academy at nearby Clinton, New York.

He was instrumental in unifying the taxonomic knowledge of the plants and his book "Gray's Manual" which has gone through a number of editions with botanical illustrations, still remains a standard in the field.

Inthe Asa Gray Award was to honor a living botanist for career achievements. : Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. Gray, Asa, Text-book of western botany, consisting of Coulter's Manual of the botany of the Rocky mountains, to which is prefixed Gray's lessons in botany.

For the use of schools and colleges between the Mississippi river and the Rocky. Asa Gray () Papers. Biography: Asa Gray could be described as the person who established systematic botany at Harvard and, to some extent, in the United States.

Gray's ties with European botanists, developed through correspondence, exchange of specimens and visits to Europe, combined with his network of collectors in North America.

Asa Gray, "Darwiniana" () While religious leaders assaulted Darwin's theory for calling into question the literal accuracy of the Bible, several prominent American scientists defended the English researcher. Asa Gray () was a professor of natural science at Harvard University who corresponded with Darwin for four years.

by Asa Gray 17 editions - first published in Read Listen Gray's school and field book of botany: consisting of "Lessons in botany," and "Field, forest, and garden botany," bound in one volume.

Early life. The son of Capt. William McGray (–) and Susannah Turner (–), Asa McGray was born 18 September in the Town of North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine.

He is the seventh of eight children with three brothers and four sisters. His older brother, Rev. William McGray (–) was a Methodist minister in Unity, Waldo County, Maine.

The first “Gray Book” editionwaspublishedmore thanhalf a century agoin,withsubsequent editionsin,andin tothe possibility of highly pathogenic avianinfluenza asa humanpandemic. Indeed,withsomany newpathogensaswell asoldpathogenssurfacing innew.

Darwin’s longest running and most significant exchange of correspondence dealing with the subjects of design in nature and religious belief was with the Harvard botanist Asa Gray.

Gray was one of Darwin’s leading supporters in America. He was also a devout Presbyterian. The vigorous and yet civil and humble manner in which the two men debated matters of intense personal belief.

Botany for young people and common schools how plants grow, a simple introduction to sturctural botany: with a popular flora, or, an arrangement and description of common plants, both wild and cultivated: illustrated by wood engravings This book, "How plants grow," by Asa Gray, is a replication of a book originally published before It.

Gray's Manual of botany; a handbook of the flowering plants and ferns of the central and northeastern United States and adjacent Canada by Asa Gray (Book) 45 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Gray's School and Field Book of Botany () (external scan) Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae vol I, pt. II, and II, pt. I] (2 ed.) () collection; Scientific papers of Asa Gray () vol 1, vol 2; Letters of Asa Gray () vol 1, vol 2; Articles in Popular Science Monthly.Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gray, Asa, Letters of Asa Gray.

Boston, New York, Houghton.