Skip to main content

Galston, Arthur, 2007 May 7

 Series
Call Number: RU 1037

  • PDF Finding Aid

  • Staff Only

  • Ask a Question

Dates

  • 2007 May 7

Conditions Governing Access

Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.5 Linear Feet ((1 box) and 156 computer files)

Biographical / Historical

Arthur William Galston received the following degrees: 1940, B.S., Cornell University; 1942, M.S., 1943, PH.D, University of Illinois; 1955, M.A. (Hon.), Yale University. He was first appointed to Yale as a botany instructor in 1946 and left at the end of the spring term due to the low salary. He then taught at Cal Tech for nine years. In 1955 he returned to Yale as professor of plant physiology in the botany department. In 1960 he was appointed professor of the newly organized biology department. He has also served as chairman of the department (1985-1988), director of the Marsh Botanical Gardens, Director, Division of the Biological Sciences (1966-1967), and for twelve years taught Residential College Seminars in bioethics. After his retirement in 1990, he became Eaton Professor us of Botany in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and professor emeritus in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)