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That Amazing Man Beck

William H. Cole

Abstract


Cole writes about Lewis C. Beck (1798-1853) who was a professor of Chemistry and Natural Philosopy at Rutgers from 1830 to 1953. Cole mines the 803 pages of diaries and other sources of this explorer-botanist-geographer to tell the tale of this amazing man.

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