Remembering Northwestern Botanist and Professor Margery Claire Carlson

Margery C. Carlson headshot

“Margery commented that she was never afraid of snakes during her travels because they made so much noise cutting through the jungle with their machetes that they scared the snakes away.” July 5, 1985    On this day, botanist and Northwestern University professor Margery Claire Carlson died.   In 1916, Margery was the first woman…

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