Reflections in Time: Interview with Merle Brooks,1984

In 1984, Merle Brooks, retired University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor (1959-1978) of Biology, was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Professor Merle Brooks received a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1956. As a Professor of Biology, Brooks worked with the Arthur & Antoinette Allwine family on the 1959 donation of the 160-acre Glen Haven Farm to the Municipal University of Omaha. Glen Haven was located thirteen miles northwest of the OU campus, near Irvington, NE. The OU Biology department planned to utilize the farm in the study of limnology, entomology, and ornithology. Glen Haven, now the Allwine Prairie Preserve, is currently part of the 320-acre Glacier Creek Preserve (2010). This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: https://youtu.be/VxJuVXdVG2c, UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 00:52:27
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Abstract/Description: In 1984, Merle Brooks, retired University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor (1959-1978) of Biology, was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Professor Merle Brooks received a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1956. As a Professor of Biology, Brooks worked with the Arthur & Antoinette Allwine family on the 1959 donation of the 160-acre Glen Haven Farm to the Municipal University of Omaha. Glen Haven was located thirteen miles northwest of the OU campus, near Irvington, NE. The OU Biology department planned to utilize the farm in the study of limnology, entomology, and ornithology. Glen Haven, now the Allwine Prairie Preserve, is currently part of the 320-acre Glacier Creek Preserve (2010). This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: https://youtu.be/VxJuVXdVG2c
Subject(s): Interviews
Brooks, Merle E.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Date Created: 1984

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