Larry Dorr Presentation to SIL Board 2012

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Larry Dorr Presentation to SIL Board 2012

  1. 1. Pritzel, ed. 2(1871-1882)
  2. 2. IH, pt. 1 (1952)
  3. 3. Frans A. Stafleu (1921-1997)
  4. 4. ING title page ING (1967)
  5. 5. “It is unfair that youhave so muchinformation whichis confined to thisroom” – Grady L.Webster,1964.
  6. 6. TL (1967)
  7. 7. Richard S. Cowan (1921-1997)Insert B&Wimage of DickCowan
  8. 8. TL-2 (1976-2009)
  9. 9. Washington Monument (170 m tall) TL-2 Archive1.2 million data sheets 235 m tall!
  10. 10. Dan H. Nicolson (b. 1933) Insert B&W image of Dan
  11. 11. “I have dared dream that younger handswould convert the contents of TL-2 to anelectronic data base which could then besupplemented, corrected, and maintainedindefinitely as an international resource …in my opinion there will never be a TL-3 ofany other sort.” – Richard S. Cowan,1990.
  12. 12. L. J. Dorr, Botany Department,NMNH, Smithsonian Institution23 February 2012Image credits:Cowan (Smithsonian Institution Archives, Image #92-3578)Nicolson (Mike Bordelon, Smithsonian Institution)Stafleu (Taxon 37: 513. 1988)Webster (Elaine Miller, Syst. Bot. 31: 1. 2006)

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