Thomas G. Harbison

Thomas G. Harbison

The Survivor Botanist April 23, 1862 Today is the birthday of the botanist Thomas Grant Harbison. Thomas was a self-taught botanist. He earned advanced degrees – including a Ph.D. – by correspondence, which was a fairly novel concept in the late 1800s. In 1886, Thomas and a friend created their own version of Survivor. Following…

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