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Cunningham, Alida (Alida Mabel), 1868-1942



  • Existence: September 26, 1868 - April 29, 1942

Biographical Information

Born in Kirkpatrick, Indiana, Alida Cunningham graduated from Purdue University in 1894 with a Bachelor of Science. Her senior science project was titled, "Value of Seed Characteristics in Determining Specific Rank."

After graduation, she joined the Indiana Academy of Science and participated in the State Biological Survey. She also worked for Purdue Dean of Science, Stanley Coulter to map the plants of Tippecanoe County as part of a larger project, the Catalogue of Plants of Indiana. In addition, her article "Distribution of the Orchidacee in Indiana" was published in the Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science in 1895.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alida M. Cunningham papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSA 84
Scope and Contents Articles written by Alida Mabel Cunningham.
Dates: 1898