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THE ROGER DELMON GOOS PAPERS (1931-1983)
10.5 linear inches (3 boxes)
Roger Delmon Goos (1924- ), a mycologist specializing in Helicosporae,
was born in Beaman, Iowa, on October 24, 1924. He received a B.A. in 1950
and a Ph.D. in 1958 from the University of Iowa. Goos was appointed Associate
Professor of Botany at the University of Rhode Island in 1970 where he
eventually served as chairman of the department from 1971-1986, retiring
from the University in 1995. A member of many professional organizations,
he served as President of the Mycological Society of America from 1985-1986.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The Goos papers comprise typescripts, research notes, and photographs
relating to Helicosporae, (spores with a single axis curved through
at least 180 degrees).
Series 1: Typescripts
Series 2: Research notes
Series 3: Drawings
Series 4: Photographs
Series 1 Typescripts
1 lin. in.
Two files containing papers for publication.
Series 2 Research notes
6.5 lin. in.
Seven files and index cards comprising notes and background information
Series 3 Drawings
.5 lin. in.
One file of Helicosporae pencil drawings.
Series 4 Photographs
3 lin. in.
Positives and negatives of Helicosporae specimens; and portraits
of A.P. Morgan and David Linder.
The papers were received as a donation from Professor Roger Goos in
Processed August 2000 by Natalie S. Brody, Volunteer Archives
For more information and a complete description contact
Susan Fraser, NYBG
The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
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