Hyman, came from a Polish village, name of Konin, located in a part of 1 Libbie Henrietta Hyman left with the Academy a brief autobiography of about. “This issue of Novitates consists of papers presented at a symposium on the life and work of American zoologist Dr. Libbie Henrietta Hyman, , held at. Hyman received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago (), where she had a research appointment (–31) under the.

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She also spent several summers studying specimens and drawing illustrations at Bermuda Biological LaboratoryMarine Biological LaboratoryMt. Volumes 2 Platyhelminthes and Rhyncho-coela htman 3 Acanthocephala, Aschelminthes, and Entoprocta were published involume 4 Echinoderrnata in ; volume 5 Smaller Coe-lomate Groups in I am proud that she is the daughter of my gggrandmother’s brother, and only wish I had met her.

Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. The pen and ink drawing is of Golfingia by Poul Winther according to instructions by Thorson in and is the front of the card.

Evelyn Hutchinson, ” Libbie Henrietta Hyman: I became acquainted with the novels of Dickens at an early age and have never ceased to admire and enjoy them.

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Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. A chance meeting with her high school German teacher shocked to find her prize student so occupied led to a scholarship to the University of Chicago.

Jump up to the previous page or down to the next one. Hyman’s correspondence with press officials revealed her growing frustration as she desired more time to work on invertebrates, but was persuaded to revise vertebrate anatomy texts instead.


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Retrieved December 30, from Encyclopedia. This first took the form of a love of flowers. Hyman served as president of the Society of Systematic Zoology inand she edited the society’s journal, Systematic Zoology, from My three brothers were brought up in idleness and irresponsibility, with the result that two of them never earned more than a bare living, whereas I, as a mere child, was required to participate in the endless work of the big ten-room house.

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I learned their scientific names from a Gray botany book that my brothers had acquired in high school, but I puzzled over the classification until one memorable day when I suddenly realized that the flowers of a little weed known as cheeses had the same construction as hollyhock flowers. Selig Hecht 80— 7. But I somehow made an enemy of the laboratory assistant, name of Burlingame, who tried to have me flunked. Observations and experiments on the physiology of medusae.

How to cite this page Hast, Adele. I have never been really well since that time and have lived in a depressed state of mind. About this time, also, Professor Child came to the retiring age.

In she began a course of study to major in botany, but the anti-Semitism of a laboratory assistant caused her ljbbie switch to zoology. Professor Charles Manning Child, from whom she had taken a course during her senior year, encouraged her to enter the graduate program. She also collected butterflies and moths and later wrote, “I believe my interest in nature is primarily aesthetic.

The debt of every zoologist to her is immense. At home, scolding and fault-finding were my daily portion” quoted in Hutchinson, p. I am not suited by temperament for quantitative work. Donald Howard Menzel — Inthe University of Chicago gave her an honorary Sc. American zoologist who authored several widely used texts and reference works on invertebrate and vertebrate zoology during the s and s. For historical and bibliographical purposes, these volumes are worth returning to time and again.


She worried that the scientific public regarded the book as based on her own work rather than on the researches of others. Francis Wheeler Loomis — 9. Evaluations of her scientific contributions by participants in those events firmly established her as a major contributor in the following areas: Patricia Morse ; Linnaean Society of London. A respiratory and histochemical study of the source of the increased metabolism after feeding.

One important aim of these studies was to elucidate the hidden processes of morphogenesis.

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The fourth volume of the treatise was published inand the fifth in I never had much physical strength and was poor at sports, except swimming. Diameter of the piece is two feet. Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article.

Libbir am amazed to have seen a posting by a relative of hers!. Hyman’s interest in invertebrates had a strong aesthetic component; she confessed a deep fondness for “the soft delicate ones, the jellyfishes and corals and the beautiful microscopic organisms.

Ready to take your reading offline? New YorkNew York3 Augustinvertebrate zoology. It lay within the Russian Pale, where Jews were subject to brutal restrictions.