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In 1988 the Marine Biological Laboratory celebrated its centennial. In this well-researched, sometimes humorous, always human "biography" of this eclectic institution, historian of science Jane Maienschein catches a glimpse of what it is that has made the MBL so special to all who have spent any time there.
Poems written by Bill Graham and inspired by the 1982 Neurobiology course. Graham includes a message to the course participants and instructors, followed by 11 poems in the following order: "Nightdream" created on June 29, 1982, "Steaming Again" created on July 14, 1982, "Aurora Borealis" created on July 14, 1982, "Odds on Favorite" created on July 29, 1982, "Pinta" created on August 3, 1982, "Free" created on August 5, 1982, "What?" created on August 9, 1982, "Galaxy of Structures" created on August 11, 1982, "Ten Hut" created on August 16, 1982, an untitled poem created on August 23, 1982, and "The Notion" created on August 23, 1982.
Yearbook of the 1977 Neurobiology course at the MBL. Contains black and white photos of students and staff in the lab and around the MBL, as well as corny jokes. Students and staff are listed on page 33.
Members of the Botany class sitting and laying on the back of a boat out to sea.
People standing at bottom of staircase with collecting buckets.
Members of the Botany class standing on the boat looking out towards an island.
Two members of the Botany class seated on the edge of the boat talking.
Two members of the Botany class seated on a bench at the back of a boat and talking.
Person in foreground sitting on box and examining specimen in hand.
Man walking through a field carrying a seabird.
Botany students sitting in a field. Image #2
Botany students sitting in a field.

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