American Institute of Biological Sciences
- Existence: 1948
Biographical / Historical
The organization meeting was held in April 1947, and AIBS was officially inaugurated in February of 1948. Prior to 1955 it operated under the National Research Council. AIBS incorporated and became independent of the Council in January of 1955.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: MS 663
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence; writings; topical research files; minutes, agendas, and other organizational papers; and teaching files, which document Paul Bigelow Sear's career as an educator, conservationist, author, and spokesman for the environment. The papers focus on Sears's activities on behalf of professional scientific organizations and civic groups interested in conservation, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America,...