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Knowledge, Truth and Service, The New York Botanical Garden, 1891 to 1980

Knowledge, Truth and Service, The New York Botanical Garden, 1891 to 1980

by Harry M Dunkak


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ISBN-13: 9780761838395
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 08/02/2007
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Harry M. Dunkak was born and raised in the Bronx, New York City. He received his B.A. in history from Iona College in 1951, his M.A. from Fordham University in American history in 1959 and his Ph.D. in 1968 from St. John's University, with a concentration in American Colonial and Revolutionary history. After graduating from Iona College in 1951 he joined the Congregation of Christian Brothers, a worldwide Roman Catholic teaching order. After teaching in high schools for fourteen years, Dr. Dunkak began in 1967 to lecture at Iona College, where he now holds the rank of Emeritus Professor of History. Dr. Dunkak has some fifteen publications, concentrating mainly on the American Colonial and Revolutionary Periods and the history of Westchester County, New York.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 History of Gardens Chapter 3 History of the Bronx River Area Chapter 4 Foundation of New York Botanical Garden Chapter 5 Early History Chapter 6 Developments Down to the Depression Chapter 7 The Depression Years Chapter 8 World War II Chapter 9 Fiftieth Anniversary Chapter 10 Post World War II Years Chapter 11 Growth and Environment Issues Chapter 12 The Conservatory, Library, Herbarium Chapter 13 Conclusion Part 14 Appendix A: 1891 Act of Incorporation, Amended 1894 Part 15 Appendix B: Overview of New York Botanical Garden Part 16 Endnotes by Chapter Part 17 Index

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