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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


This diploma from the University of Illinois awards the Doctor of Philosophy degree to Jane Claire DIrks (later Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds) in June of 1941. Dirks-Edmunds began to study Zoology in Illinois immediately after earning her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Linfield College in 1937. Dr. Dirks-Edmunds received her Ph.D. on her 29th birthday and returned to Linfield to teach in the Biology department from 1941-1974.


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Dr. Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds Papers. Jereld R. Nicholson Library. Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon. Donated by Lyle Hubbard, 2014.



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