Historical Images of Oregon State University

Helen Gilkey, circa 1940

Title
Helen Gilkey, circa 1940
LC Subject
Faculty Alumni and alumnae Botany Portraits
Description
Helen Margaret Gilkey was born on March 6, 1886, in Montesano, Washington. She moved with her family to Corvallis in 1903. She received her MA at Oregon Agricultural College in 1911 and her PhD at University of California at Berkeley in 1915. From 1915 until 1918, she worked as a scientific illustrator at Berkeley. Curator of the herbarium at OAC from 1918 until 1951, Gilkey was also a Professor of Botany. She had 44 publications to her credit, 10 on vascular plant taxonomy and 10 on Tuberales. Gilkey died in 1972.
Date
1940 circa
Identifier
HC3022
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Local Collection Name
Harriet's Photograph Collection, 1868-1996 (P HC)
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Set
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center Historical Images of Oregon State University
Institution
Oregon State University
Created
2012-10-12
Modified
2012-10-12