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Accession #MC2002/188 and MC2002/188b
TopicLikens, Gene,
KeywordsFamous People, Important Person, Scientist, Natural Science,
TitleGene Likens Collection
LocationMU2014/107, Box 6 - Top of shelving units, IIS.
CitationGene Likens Collection, MC2002/188 and MC2002/188b , Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceOffice of Public Relations, Others
Scope and Content
  • Newspaper clippings, news releases
  • MC2002/188b, "Pin Cherry Perception," by Robert E. Cook.  This article  about Gene Likens from "Natural History," November 1981, was donated to the Archives by Ferne Baldwin 22 September 2010.

See Also:  Manchester College Bulletin, November 1975 p.4; January 1978 p.17;  The Manchester Monitor, 28 May 2002 p.2.

Bill Eberly also collected material related to Gene Likens.  Because of size and content issues all Gene Liken's files will be stored in the Eberly: Office Files Box #6 titled  MU2014/107.  The following describes the Eberly Liken's collection:

Bill Eberly’s Collection of Liken’s and Acid Rain Materals – MU2014/107 include but are not limited to the following:


“Lake Metabolism and Management,” Papers emanating from the Limnoligical Jubilee Symposium of Uppsala University (1377-1977), edited by W. Rodhe, G. E. Likens and C. Serruya.

Newspaper clipping – perhaps “Oak Leaves,” Scientists Call for Conservation Efforts – coinciding with Earth Day 1990 the College held a public symposium on “Global Change – Human Impact.”  Five scientists, some Manchester graduates, presented lectures on current environmental topics.

Likens article from Manchester Magazine, Summer 2002.

Likens article from MC Bulletin, March 1994.

“Institute of Ecosystem Studies,” 1994-1995 – Gene Likens, Director.

“Likens Elected to British Ecological Society,” newspaper article.

Article - “Rotary circulation of water in an ice-covered lake,” by Gene Likens and Robert Ragotzkie.

Newspaper article, “Sidney Man, Now International Scientist, Reports Rain That Falls on the Plain No Longer The Same.”

Acid rain article by Bill Eberly in June 1984, Messenger along with Eberly speech – “Acid Rain – Why Bother?”

 “Immediate action on acid rain suggested,” by Paula Lehman, Plain Dealer, - Bill Eberly attends conference.

Correspondence – International  Consultation of Religious Communities on Acid Rain, January 1984.

Newspaper articles on Indiana and the nation on the topic of  acid rain.

Eberly speaks on acid rain at the “Northwest Ohio Alumni Chapter of Manchester College,” April 1986.

Other acid rain related informational events.

“A Statement on Acid Rain,” from A Consultation of Canadian and U.S. Religious Bodies held in Toronto, Canada, January 1984.

“Movement of Radiosodium in a Chemically Stratified Lake,” Gene Likens, Arthus Hasler, reprinted from Science, 3 June 1960.

“Research Report 239, A Limnological Reconnaissance in Interior Alaska,” by Gene Likens and Philip Johnson, June 1968.

“Rate of chemical weathering of silicate minerals in New Hampshire,” by Noye Johnson, Gene Likens, F. H. Bormann, Robert Pierce.

An usual distribution of algae in an Antarctic lake,” by Gene Likens.

“The Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, and Sodium Budgets for a Small Forested Ecosystem,” by Gene Likens, F. H. Borrmann, N. M. Johnson, and R. S. Pierce.

“Vertical Water Motions in a Small Ice-Covered Lake,” by Gene Likens and Robert Ragotzkie, from the Journal of Geophysical Research, May 1965.

“Measurement of Background Radiation in Lakes,” by Gene Likens.

“Steady-State Thermal Gradient in the Sediments of a Meromictic Lake,” by N. M. Johnson and G. E. Likens.

“Atmospheric Contributions to Water Quality of Streams in the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire,” by D. W. Fisher, A. W. Gambell, G. E. Likens, F. H. Bormann.

“Nutrient Cycling,” by F. H. Bormann and G. E. Likens.

“Penetration of light in the lakes of Grafton County, New Hampshire,” published by the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development.


Date of AccessionUnknown
Bio History NoteDr. Gene E. Likens, Manchester College alumnus, graduating in 1957 with a degree in zoology. 
Archivist Note

Date of Accession: Unknown.

Description prepared 8 November 2002, updated 12/03/2003 by Sara L. Smith and last updated 10 November 2010 by Jeanine Wine.


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