NY State College of Agriculture
Veitch Memorial Silver Medal
The Nature Study Idea
Home Nature Study Course
Cornell Rural School Leaflet
Junior Naturalist Monthly
Rural School Wood Mount
Junior Extension Group
Nature Society Gavel and Scroll
Comstock Wood Engraving
Handbook of Nature Study
Syllabus of Lectures
Education of Women
Commission on Country Life
NATURE STUDY AND RURAL EDUCATION
In 1903 Anna Botsford Comstock took over the home nature-study correspondence course originated by Bailey, preparing monthly teachers’ leaflets—over 880 pages during the next seven years. These materials formed the basis for her most famous work, the 930-page Handbook of Nature Study, first published in 1911. The Handbook of Nature Study has gone through 25 editions, been translated into 8 languages, and is still in print.
Mann Library Collection
|This exhibition is made possible through a generous gift in memory of Lelah A. Cole.
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