Barss, Alden Forest, 1888-1980

Identity area

Type of entity

Authorized form of name

Barss, Alden Forest, 1888-1980

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

History

Born in New York State, Alden Barss obtained his early schooling in Rochester. He received his B.Sc. in Agriculture at Cornell University (1912), Masters in Horticulture from Oregon State College (1914), and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Barss joined the University of British Columbia's Department of Horticulture in 1918. He succeeded Dean Clement as head of the department in 1940 and served in this capacity until his retirement in 1953. He was a member of St. Helen's Anglican Church and served from 1927 to 1971 on the Board of Governors of the Anglican Theological College of British Columbia and for twenty-five years he was its Secretary. Barss also served as a member of the UBC Senate from 1924 to 1930.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places