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Alma Whiffen Barksdale (1916-1981)
Alma Whiffen Barksdale (1916-1981)
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Subject: Barksdale, Alma Whiffen 1916-1981. University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Upjohn Company. New York Botanical Garden..Type: Black-and-white photographs..Date: 1948. 27-Oct-48..Topic: Botany. Women scientists. Mycology..Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-1092]..Summary: After earning Ph.D. in botany from University of North Carolina, Alma Whiffen Barksdale (1916-1981) worked as a mycologist at The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she discovered cycloheximide, an anti-fungal agent widely used on golf courses and cherry orchards. She later worked as a senior botanist at the New York Botanical Garden, 1952-1975..Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives..Persistent URL:Link to data base record ( http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!306576~!0#focus ) ..Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives ( http://siarchives.si.edu ) ..View more collections from the Smithsonian Institution. ( http://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=&fq=object_type:Photographs&fq=online_media_type:Images&view=grid&repo=flickr )
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