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Fall, Henry Clinton, 1862-1939



  • Existence: 1862 - 1939


Henry Clinton Fall was born on December 25, 1862 in Farmington, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1884 after which he taught mathematics and physics from 1884-1889. In 1889 he moved to California and taught physical sciences at Pasadena High School and was the head of the physical science department until 1917. A visit from George Henry Horn inspired Fall to begin scientific study of insects and to write an 1893 article on beetles. After retirement he continued to identify and curate insect specimens sent to him and published his last scientific paper in 1937. Fall died on November 14, 1939.

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Henry Clinton Fall papers

Identifier: MS-534
Date(s): 1880 to 1940

Henry Clinton Fall (1862-1939), teacher of physics. Dartmouth College Class of 1884. The collection contains his notebooks with material from classes which he took while a student at Dartmouth College, as well as notebooks with his college expenses. Also includes some letters and essays

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