Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
On Her Own TermsAnnie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Barbara Stein

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520227262

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520227262.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use (for details see http://california.universitypressscholarship.com/page/535/privacy-policy-and-legal-notice).date: 16 August 2018

A Restless Decade

A Restless Decade

Chapter:
(p.181) 18 A Restless Decade
Source:
On Her Own Terms
Author(s):

Barbara R. Stein

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0018

This chapter studies the period when Alexander and Kellogg were forced to stay in Innisfail Ranch. This due to the First World War, as well as a number of issues they needed to attend to at the ranch. The discussion notes that not only did it severely limit Alexander and Kellogg's ability to conduct fieldwork, but also created an intense longing for the world beyond the ranch. It was also during this time that Alexander's mother died, and that Alexander started funding Beckwith's personal business venture in New York City. A period of peace in the ranch coincided with the end of the war, which allowed the women to go back to fieldwork. The chapter follows several of their exploits, including a summer trip to the Sequoias, which renewed Alexander's vitality. It also notes their most important fossil-hunting expedition during this period, which was an excursion to the Miocene formations in the Mojave Desert.

Keywords:   First World War, Sequoias trip, Innisfail Ranch, fossil-hunting expedition, Mojave Desert, Miocene formations

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.