Guide to the William Evans Lawrence Text

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Lawrence, William E. (William Evans),1883-1947
Title: William Evans Lawrence Text
Dates: 1942 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.05 cubic ft.
Collection Number: Consult repository.
Summary: The William Evans Lawrence Text consists of a mimeographed text Studies in Plant Ecology prepared by Lawrence in 1942 for use in botany classes at Oregon State College.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Contact Information: Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
Languages: Materials in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

William Evans Lawrence was born April 15, 1883 in Randolph County, Indiana. He earned a B.S. from Earlham College (Indiana) in 1904 and did graduate work at the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to Oregon Agricultural College in 1910 as a botany instructor, he taught at Michigan State College in 1906 and Oklahoma A&M from 1907-1909. Lawrence was an associate professor of plant ecology at the time of his death. He was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and held membership in the Botanical and Ecological Societies of America, the American Association of University Professors, and the Sigma Xi honor society.

Content Description

Collection contains "Studies in Plant Ecology," a mimeographed text prepared by Lawrence in 1942 for use in botany classes at Oregon State College.

Use of the Collection

Preferred Citation :  

William Evans Lawrence Text, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Custodial History :  

Volume was withdrawn from the OSU Library and transferred to the Archives.

Related Materials :  

Other materials pertaining to Lawrence are in the Botany and Plant Pathology Department Records (RG 54) and Harriet's Photographic Collection.


  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon State College. Dept. of Botany.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Botany--Study and teaching--Oregon--Corvallis.

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