Bruce Lineburg Notebook

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US ILfC SC/090

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Bruce Lineburg Notebook


  • 1920s-1960s (Creation)


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Bruce Lineburg taught Biology at Lake Forest College from 1924-1954 and served as the Department Chair towards the end of his career.

Lineburg received his B.A. from Ohio University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He published several articles from 1923-1925 on the honey bee and co-authored "A Laboratory Manual for General Biology."

Prior to working at Lake Forest College, he was principal of Webster, Pennsylvania Public Schools and of West Lafayette Ohio High School, as well as superintendent of the Monroe County, Ohio Public Schools. He also served as assistant beekeeper for the Bureau of Entomology in Washington, D.C.

Lineburg was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the American Society of Zoologists, the American Society of Parasitologists, and Sigma Xi.

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This collection consists of a small three ring binder of typed pages. The notebook is divided into three sections and contains information about various inorganic, plant, and animal fossils. This information includes the name of the fossil, its geological period, the location where it was found and its taxonomic classification.

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  • English

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    Biology Department Storage

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