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A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Setting & Symbolism

Evelyn Fox Keller
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Objects/Places

Cold Spring Harbor, New York

The location of the Long Island Biological Laboratories, where McClintock worked for forty years. Cold Springs had long, cold winters during which McClintock would do much of her solitary research.

Long Island Biological Laboratories

The laboratory facilities where McClintock worked for forty years.

Ithaca, New York

The location of Cornell University, where McClintock went to college and graduate school.

Cornell University

The college where McClintock went to college and graduate school.

The University of Missouri in Columbia

A university in Missouri where McClintock had a professorship for several years before having to leave due to various tensions with the department.

CalTech

The Pasadena technical institute where McClintock held a visiting research positions for several years.

McClintock's Laboratory

Located in Cold Spring Harbor within the Long Island Biological Laboratories, McClintock spent years largely alone doing her research there. She more or less lived out...

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