Biology Club

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The Biology Club at the College of William & Mary.

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

The Flat Hat, William & Mary News, and Alumni Gazette:

  • Members visit Dismal Swamp FH, 5/19/1922, pg. 2.
  • Meeting FH, 10/20/1922, pg. 2; 3/3/1922, pg. 1; 11/171922, pg. 2.
  • Votes on consolidation of scientific clubs FH, 2/1/1924, pg. 7.
  • Lecture on birds to be held FH, 3/14/1924, pg. 3.
  • Dr. D. W. Davis will speak on his Balsam garden FH, 11/6/1925, pg. 8.
  • Holds first meeting FH, 10/8/1926, pg. 7.
  • Gives program on Dismal Swamp FH, 10/22/1926, pg. 8.
  • Main discussion of parasites FH, 11/5/1926, pg. 7.
  • Talks about John Clayton, one of club’s namesakes FH, 11/24/1926, pg. 8.
  • Discusses anatomy FH, 1/7/1927, pg. 3.
  • Elects officers FH, 2/4/1927, pg. 5.
  • Dr. R. C. Young discusses the points of contact between physics and biology FH, 2/18/1927, pg. 8.
  • Discusses anthropology FH, 3/18/1927, pg. 8.
  • Otto Weiss speaks on trees and shrubs of Virginia FH, 4/1/1927, pg. 6.
  • Holds first meeting FH, 9/30/1927, pg. 2.
  • Subject of meeting to be “Animals Looking into the Future” FH, 11/4/1927, pg. 1.
  • To elect officers FH, 2/3/1928, pg. 3.
  • Elects officers FH, 2/17/1928, pg. 9.
  • Plans trip to Dismal Swamp FH, 2/24/1928, pg. 8; FH, 4/13/1928, pg. 7.
  • Returns from trip FH, 4/20/1928, pg. 2.
  • Elects officers FH, 5/18/1928, pg. 7.
  • Elects officers FH, 10/5/1928, pg. 5.
  • Evolution topic of discussion hour FH, 11/9/1928, pg. 9.
  • Meets Tuesday; bids to be sent out FH, 11/16/1928, pg. 5.
  • Announces new members FH, 11/28/1928, pg. 6.
  • Prepares for initiation FH, 2/15/1929, pg. 1.
  • Initiation held FH, 3/8/1929, pg. 2.
  • Plans trip to Dismal Swamp FH, 4/12/1929, pg. 10.
  • Dismal Swamp trip review FH, 4/26/1929, pg. 3.
  • Bids upperclassmen FH, 11/1/1929, pg. 2.
  • Work reviewed, new plans made FH, 1/16/1930, pg. 10.
  • Three papers presented FH, 3/7/1930, pg. 12.
  • Made annual trip to Dismal Swamp FH, 5/9/1930, pg. 3.
  • Holds first meeting of the year FH, 9/26/1930, pg. 8.
  • Marjorie Moon elected president FH, 1/16/1931, pg. 2.
  • Holds regular meeting FH, 2/20/1931, pg. 10.
  • Elects Dr. Warren as faculty advisor FH, 3/6/1931, pg. 3.
  • Plans annual trip to swamp FH, 4/17/1931, pg. 9.
  • Elects officers for coming year FH, 5/8/1931, pg. 4.
  • Arranges a forum on “What is biology” FH, 11/3/1931, pg. 2.
  • Elects president FH, 11/24/1931, pg. 6.
  • Elects officers FH, 2/16/1932, pg. 6.
  • Dr. G. H. Neidham of Cornell spoke at meeting FH, 3/8/1932, pg. 5.
  • Propagation of fish is topic of talk FH, 3/22/1932, pg. 2.
  • Elects officers FH, 5/3/1932, pg. 6.
  • Outlines progress of past year FH, 5/12/1932, pg. 5.
  • Brief talks given at meeting FH, 10/25/1932, pg. 6.
  • Holds meeting FH, 11/29/1932, pg. 2.
  • Elects officers FH, 2/14/1933, pg. 6.
  • Hears talk on birds FH, 3/21/1933, pg. 5.
  • Miss Cooper speaks on birds FH, 3/28/1933, pg. 2.
  • Hears Dr. Cannon speak FH, 3/28/1933, pg. 2.
  • Elects officers FH, 5/16/1933, pg. 6.
  • Holds meeting FH, 10/3/1933, pg. 8.
  • Hears report on World’s Fair FH, 10/10/1933, pg. 2.
  • Holds meeting FH, 11/7/1933, pg. 6.
  • To hear Dr. David Macht speak FH, 11/14/1933, pg. 1.
  • Elects officers FH, 2/20/1934, pg. 1.
  • Plans trip to Dismal Swamp FH, 4/10/1934, pg. 1.
  • Plans excursion in swamp FH, 4/24/1934, pg. 1.
  • Club utilizes Dismal Swamp as scene of outing FH, 5/1/1934, pg. 2.
  • Holds meeting FH, 10/9/1934, pg. 1.
  • Hears talk on radium poisoning at meeting FH, 11/13/1934, pg. 1.
  • Sponsors membership drive FH, 2/12/1935, pg. 2.
  • Elects officers FH, 2/19/1935, pg. 2.
  • Julian Huxley to give lecture FH, 2/26/1935, pg. 3.
  • Acquaints members with scientist Julian Huxley FH, 3/5/1935, pg. 1.
  • Subject of Julian Juxley’s talk to be “Science and the World Crisis” FH, 3/5/1935, pg. 1, 2.
  • Julian Huxley compares today’s science with yesterday’s talk FH, 3/12/1935, pg. 1.
  • Plans Dismal Swamp trip FH, 4/2/1935, pg. 2.
  • Sponsors talk by Dr. James D. Needham on poetry and naturalists FH, 2/11/1936, pg. 1.
  • R. A. Smallwood quotes old diaries in lecture to Biological Club FH, 3/17/1936, pg. 1.
  • Clayton-Grimes Club to go on field trip FH, 5/4/1937, pg. 1.
  • Club schedules meetings FH, 10/19/1937, pg. 5.
  • Takes annual field trip FH, 3/28/1939, pg. 2.
  • Holds open house FH, 3/28/1939, pg. 6.
  • Hows and whys of Clayton-Grimes FH, 2/20/1940, pg. 2.
  • Evolution is theme of open house FH, 4/16/1940, pg. 1, 5.
  • Arthur Keeney is new president of Clayton-Grimes FH, 5/7/1940, pg. 1.
  • Clayton-Grimes Club for biology students FH, 10/1/1940, pg. 2 (picture).
  • Club sets swamp field trip FH, 10/29/1940, pg. 1, 2.
  • To hear marine life lecture by Bickett Shephard FH, 11/26/1940, pg. 1, 2.
  • Has open house and field trip FH, 4/22/1941, pg. 2.
  • Plans trip to lower Chesapeake FH, 4/22/1941, pg. 2.
  • Otis Barton speaks at Biological Club FH, 12/9/1941, pg. 8.
  • Lt. Otis Barten speaks on undersea exploration FH, 12/16/1941, pg. 2.
  • Biology open house features blood tests, other exhibits FH, 4/29/1942, pg. 7.
  • Open house has cats, fish FH, 5/11/1943, pg. 7.
  • Charles H. Tozier gives talk on Guatemala FH, 2/23/1944, pg. 1.
  • Entomologist to lecture FH, 11/1/1944, pg. 6.
  • C.L. Newcombe speaks at meeting FH, 12/6/1944, pg. 4.
  • Elects new officers FH, 2/21/1945, pg. 6.
  • Plans talk and reviews FH, 2/28/1945, pg. 3.
  • Clayton-Grimes Club founded to honor Virginia biologist FH, 3/21/1945, pg. 2.
  • Sponsors annual open house FH, 4/4/1945, pg. 2.
  • Sees movies on blood FH, 4/11/1945, pg. 3.
  • Rhesus monkeys seek education in biology lab FH, 4/11/1945, pg. 3.
  • Students hear talks on blood system FH, 4/18/1945, pg. 4.
  • Students feature lab open house FH, 5/2/1945, pg. 2.
  • Students hold open house FH, 5/9/1945, pg. 9.
  • Clayton-Grimes Club plans Jamestown Park Field Trip FH, 10/17/1945, pg. 2.
  • Biological Club hears of history FH, 10/31/1945, pg. 6.
  • Hears talk by J.A. Pearson FH, 11/21/1945, pg. 3.
  • Andrews addresses Clayton-Grimes Club FH, 12/17/1946, pg. 10.
  • Elects Callis president FH, 2/27/1946, pg. 8.
  • Plans open house FH, 3/20/1946, pg. 4.
  • Sponsors movies, exhibits FH, 3/18/1947, pg. 8.
  • Open house offers tests, movies FH, 3/25/1947, pg. 9.
  • Bernice Speese to speak to members FH, 4/1/1947, pg. 7.
  • Takes trip to dismal swamp FH, 5/13/1947, pg. 7.
  • To hold open house FH, 4/20/1948, pg. 9.
  • Dean Jeffers speaks FH, 5/4/1948, pg. 9.
  • J.T. Baldwin to speak FH, 10/5/1948, pg. 6.
  • Plans meeting FH, 11/2/1948, pg. 3.
  • To hear talk on medicine FH, 11/23/1948, pg. 9.
  • Students address biologists’ meeting FH, 11/30/1948, pg. 11.
  • John Wood to speak FH, 3/22/1949, pg. 9.
  • Plans annual open house FH, 4/19/1949, pg. 4.
  • Plans Seashore park trip to hunt specimens FH, 5/3/1949, pg. 10.
  • Sponsors Museum excursion FH, 10/25/1949, pg. 8.
  • Sets picnic date FH, 11/22/1949, pg. 6.
  • Invites student biologists to meeting FH, 2/21/1950, pg. 4.
  • Meets to elect officers FH, 3/28/1950, pg. 10.
  • Student biologists to present exhibit FH, 4/18/1950, pg. 9.
  • Holds meeting to discuss plans FH, 10/3/1950, pg. 9.
  • Club news FH, 11/20/1951, pg. 9.
  • President resigns, officers listed FH, 11/4/1952, pg. 8.
  • Combines with the Pre-med Club to enrich programs FH, 5/17/1955, pg. 9.
  • Sponsors Audubon Society showings FH, 9/20/1955, pg. 16.
  • New officers elected; D.E. Katner speaks FH, 10/18/1955, pg. 10.
  • Presents film by Alan Cruickshank FH, 12/6/1955, pg. 4 (picture).
  • Film and trip planned FH, 3/20/1956, pg. 4.
  • Fran Hall narrates movie about Hawaii FH, 5/8/1956, pg. 11.
  • Series of Audubon lectures begins FH, 11/6/1956, pg. 12 (picture).
  • Burt Harwell addresses club on rare bird types FH, 12/4/1956, pg. 12.
  • Sponsors wildlife speakers FH, 10/30/1956, pg. 11.
  • Activities begin, FH, 9/24/1957, pg. 8.
  • Audobon lecturer George Regensburg scheduled to appear FH, 10/29/1957, pg. 3.
  • Presents Audobon series FH, 1/14/1958, pg. 7.
  • Meets FH, 9/30/1958, pg. 10.
  • Third lecture in Audobon series feature Cleaves’ color film FH, 12/16/1958, pg. 3.
  • Features ‘Animals at Night in Color’ FH, 1/13/1958, pg. 11 (picture).
  • Cleveland Grants presents Audobon film FH, 3/3/1959, pg. 12 (picture).
  • Visits local swamp area FH, 4/14/1959, pg. 12.
  • Audubon series begins FH, 10/6/1959, pg. 5.
  • Olin Pettengill describes Audubon series movie FH, 10/13/1959, pg. 6.
  • Sponsors Audubon lecture series FH, 9/23/1960, pg. 10.
  • Naturalist Fran William Hall lectures on “Land of the Sky Blue Waters” FH, 11/18/1960, pg. 5.
  • Sponsors lecture by Gerald Soffen, chairman of the NASA Steering Group for the Viking *Project to Mars, on possibility of life on other planets FH, 11/12/1971, pg. 5; C, 11/4/1971, pg. 4.
  • Co-sponsors program on lab science careers WMN, 12/3/1974, pg. 3.
  • Audubon wildlife lecture includes film on Chiricahua mountains WMN, 11/23/1976, pg. 3.
  • Biologists to hear Dr. Hoegerman. WMN, 3/17/1981, pg. 2.
  • Members to hear food for thought WMN, 11/14/1984, pg. 3.
  • Sponsoring a Valentine’s Day Plant Sale FH, 2/7/1986, pg. 15.
  • Sponsoring a lecture on AIDS FH, 4/4/1986, pg. 16.
  • Programs provide interesting alternatives for meetings WMN, 10/12/1988, pg. 5 (picture).
  • Aims to save birds FH, 12/9/1988, pg. 3.
  • Richard Forward to speak at seminar WMN, 3/15/1989, pg. 4.
  • Biology T-shirt contest FH, 10/22/1993, pg. 17.
  • Biology T-shirt FH, 10/29/1993, pg. 17.


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