Patricia L. Walne Papers, 1950-2004 - Finding Aid Public Deposited

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Scope and Content: The Patricia L. Walne Papers, 1950-2004, documents the life of Patricia Walne through her academic career. The collection includes various scholarly publications, professorship, research grants, Fulbrights, as well as international trips for work and pleasure are examined through correspondence, scholarly journals, applications, reports, scholarship, awards, and photographs and postcards. Places include Niles Township Community High School Hanover College, University of Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Univseritet, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Locations include Poland, Denmark, Germany, Turkey, Kentucky. Also included is correspondence from the American Association of University Women and President Horner of Hanover College.

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Historical Note: Dr. Patricia Walne was born in 1932 in New Jersey. She graduated from Niles Township Community High School in 1950, graduated magna cum laude Hanover College in 1954, received a Master's degree from Indiana University in 1954, and earned her PhD in 1965 from the University of Texas in Austin. She taught at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville as a professor of botany from 1966-2000 specializing in research on the algae euglenoid flagellares. She won various awards including the Benwood Distinguished Professor, she participated on science multiple boards, researched through a Fulbright, and taught through the National Academy of Science exchange positions in Denmark and Poland. She was well traveled, with trips to Germany, Italy, Turkey, Bulgaria, and more. She died in 2004.

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