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J. Y. & W. L. Bergen

Mineral collectors, probably the Joseph Young Bergen, author and teacher, who wrote Elements of Botany (1897) and Introduction to Botany (1914). He was born Feb. 22, 1851, in Red Beach, Maine. He became professor of natural sciences in Lombard University, becoming, in 1883, principal of the Peabody (Mass.) high school. He is a regular contributor to the Journal of Education, and wrote for the Engineering and Mining Journal. He is joint author with his wife (Fanny D. Bergen) of The Development Theory: the Study of Evolution simplified for General Readers. He died in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 10, 1917.
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