On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

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Index
ABCFM (American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missionaries), 4
Abu Simbel temple (Egypt), 210
Acacia kelloggiana,355n11
Academy of Sciences.See California Academy of Sciences
Adamana (Arizona), 185
Admiralty Island (Alaska), 66, 67 fig., 70, 71, 331nn9, 15, 332nn16, 17
African expedition.See British East African expedition
African Game Trails (Roosevelt), 163, 343n24
AK Brand, 134
Akeley, Carl, 86, 163, 334n26
Alaskan expeditions: Alexander's interest in, 52, 54, 58–59; and L. L. Bales incident, 60–61; bear collecting objective of, 59, 66, 106, 330n4; complaints on, 104; female companion for, 98–100; Glacier Bay campsite of, 73–74; Grinnell's endorsement of, 65, 66, 96, 331n9; Grinnell's manuscript on, 82–83; of Edward Harriman, 59–60, 330n5; on Hasselborg River, 71–72; with Louise Kellogg, 100, 101; to Kenai Peninsula, 61–62; members of, 61, 63–64, 66, 69, 72–73, 330n9, 331n10; Mole Harbor campsite of, 69–70; MVZ's publication on, 84; poor wildlife diversity on, 103–4, 105; to Prince William Sound, 96, 98, 102–6; routes of, 67 fig., 102–3; of Smithsonian, 330n9; to southeastern Alaska, 65–74, 67 fig.; specimens from, 62, 70, 71, 75, 103, 332nn16, 17, 22; Windfall Harbor campsite of, 68
Albatross (Smithsonian's ship), 330n9
Alberni (Vancouver Island), 140–41
Alexander, Annie Montague: anonymity preference of, xvii, 117– 18, 119, 249; automobile needs of, 196, 197, 204–5, 215, 216, 217, 292, 347n11; Bay Area apartment of, 214–15, 347–48n2; and Martha Beckwith, 16–17, 18, 118–19; birth/ family of, 6, 8 fig.; cattle breeding by, 128, 131, 190, 193–94; conservation concerns of, 152–53, 158, 219, 239, 275–76, 309; death of, 311–12, 358n11; diaries of, xv, 323n4; dinner parties of, 308; education of, 14, 19, 22, 29; Egyptian tent of, 212, 215– 16; family's relations with, 268–69, 272, 353n21; father's influence on, 3, 34, 39, 40–41, 117–18, 148–49,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Introduction xiii
  • On Her Own Terms *
  • 1 - Samuel Alexander and Henry Baldwin 3
  • 2 - Life in Oakland 13
  • 3 - A Passion for Paleontology 22
  • 4 - Africa, 1904 35
  • 5 - Meeting C. Hart Merriam 48
  • 6 - Alaska, 1906 58
  • 7 - Meeting Joseph Grinnell 63
  • 8 - Founding a Museum of Vertebrate Zoology 76
  • 9 - An Unusual Collaboration 88
  • 10 - Louise and Prince William Sound 97
  • 11 - Support for Paleontology 107
  • 12 - Hearst, Sather, Flood 114
  • 13 - Innisfail Ranch 120
  • 14 - Vancouver Island and the Trinity Alps 138
  • 15 - The Team of Alexander and Kellogg 148
  • 16 - From “a Friend of the University” 155
  • 17 - Founding a Museum of Paleontology 165
  • 18 - A Restless Decade 181
  • 19 - Europe, 1923 190
  • 20 - The Temple Tour 203
  • 21 - The “amoeba Treatment” 214
  • 22 - Fieldwork–the Later Years 224
  • 23 - Saline Valley 244
  • 24 - The End of an Era 253
  • 25 - Hawaii–“my Only Real Home” 261
  • 26 - The Switch to Botany 274
  • 27 - Baja California–tres Mujeres Sin Miedo 290
  • 28 - Investing in the Future 299
  • 29 - An Enduring Legacy 308
  • Epilogue 315
  • Appendix 317
  • Notes 321
  • Index 359
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