Guide to John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account" SCM0170

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
May 2011


Title: John C. Briggs, "A Professorial Life: An Autobiographical Account"
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0170
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 volume(s)
Date: 1996
creator: Briggs, John C.
creator: Briggs, John C.

Scope and Contents note

Subjects covered in this autobiography include his family history; his student years at Stanford and his affiliations with Hopkins Marine Station; his academic appointments at the University of Florida, University of British Columbia, the Texas Institute of Marine Sciences, and the University of South Florida; and his family life. Other subjects include the closure of the Natural History Museum at Stanford and the dispersal of its collections; and his experiences as a military and civilian pilot.

Biographical/Historical note

ohn C. Briggs earned his MA (1947) and his Ph.D. (1952) in biology at Stanford University.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Briggs, John C.
Hopkins Marine Station..
Stanford University. Dept. of Biology.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
Stanford University.. Natural History Museum..
Texas Institute of Marine Sciences..
University of British Columbia..
University of Florida..
University of South Florida..
Marine biology.
Marine sciences.
World War, 1939-1945.

Box 1

Autiobiography