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- Alice Eastwood was a Canadian American botanist. Born in Toronto, she moved to the United States at 14, and from age twenty to thirty, was a teacher in Denver, Colorado and taught herself botany. In 1890 she assumed a post in the herbarium at the California Academy of Sciences. Eastwood was given a position as joint Curator of the Academy with Katherine Brandegee in 1892. By 1894, with the retirement of Brandegee, Eastwood was procurator and Head of the Department of Botany, a position she held until she retired in 1949.
- also known as Иствуд, Элис
- born on (156 years ago) in Toronto
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Botanist
- died on (62 years ago) in San Francisco
- written works: "New species of plants from western North America", "A handbook of the trees of California", "The escallonias in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California", "Some new species of Pacific coast Ribes", "Studies in the flora of Lower California and adjacent islands"
- Alice Eastwood is the daughter of Isaac Singer.
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