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The autobiography of Joseph Le Conte

Joseph Le Conte

The autobiography of Joseph Le Conte

by Joseph Le Conte

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by William Dallam Armes.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14004.
ContributionsArmes, William Dallam, b. 1860.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvii, 337 p., plates
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13557394M
LC Control Number87594307
OCLC/WorldCa11520541

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Joseph Le Conte was the namesake of Mount Le Conte, according to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. However, he made no such claim in his autobiography, which casts doubts on the the government registry. We know that Joseph was not shy about putting his name on mountains, because his book uses the caption Le Conte Dome for Yosemite's South Author: Tom Layton. Page 84 - But, above all, I then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes: nor do I believe I ever read a book half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm."—Sir Walter Scott's Autobiography.


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Cited by: 7. Get this from a library. The autobiography of Joseph Le Conte. [Joseph LeConte; William Dallam Armes; D. Appleton and Company,] -- Joseph Le Conte (Febru - July 6, ) was born in Liberty County, Georgia. He received an M.D. degree from the New York College of Physicians and Surgeons in After four years of.

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Joseph Nesbit LeConte went on to become quite a naturalist himself. From Armes, W.D. The Autobiography of Joseph Le Conte. Appleton and Company, NY. The Autobiography of Joseph LeConte. by Joseph LeConte, and William Dallam Armes, b.edited by. In justice to Professor Le Conte and to the reader a few words are necessary as to the origin of the following book and the respective parts of the author and the editor in its preparation.

During the illness of his daughter in California in Professor Le Conte had many long talks with her about his early experiences and was by her urged to. The Autobiography of Joseph LeConte () was edited and compiled by William Dallam Armes, one of LeConte's former students.

LeConte had written a complete autobiography for his family during the last few years of his life, but did not consider it ready for publication. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Early life. Of Huguenot descent, he was born in Liberty County, Georgia, to Louis Le Conte, patriarch of the noted LeConte family, and Ann Quarterman. He was educated at Franklin College in Athens, Georgia (now the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia), where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Literary graduation inhe Alma mater: Franklin College, New York College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harvard University.

The autobiography of Joseph Le Conte; by LeConte, Joseph, ; Armes, William Dallam, b. Publication date Topics LeConte, Joseph,Geologists, Chemists, College teachers, Sherman's March to the Sea, Evolution Publisher New York, D.

Appleton and company Collection. Full text of "The Autobiography of Joseph Le Conte" See other formats. The most comprehensive account of LeConte and his work is Eugene W.

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During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate “science department” and after the war moved to California, where he became Professor of Geology and Natural History at the new University. Joseph Le Conte, it has seemed to me proper and best to follow, so far as practicable, his autobiography, in which the facts, events, and motives are presented by himself in their proper connection and order, better than could be done by anv one else.

In the abridgment of JiIs text I have purposely striven. LeConte completed his autobiography shortly before his death on July 6,while on a camping trip in Yosemite. Armes, W. D., ed. The Autobiography of Joseph LeConte.

New York: D. Appleton, Stephens, Lester D. Joseph LeConte: Gentle Prophet of Evolution. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. The Le Conte family’s Woodmanston Plantation During the winter, contact Le Conte Lodge Committee Chair P.O.

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There are Le Conte's Thrasher and Le Conte's Sparrow, the latter of which, at least, was named by Audubon for his friend, Dr. Le Conte, usually thought to be John Lawrence Le Conte, Joseph's cousin, but possibly for John Le Conte, Joseph's brother.A tribute to LeConte from the University of California yearbook.

The Autobiography of Joseph LeConte (off-site link) A Journal of Ramblings Through the High Sierra by Joseph LeConte, telling the story of the "University Excursion Party" ().