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Lynda L. Richards papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/265

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Lynda Richards professional materials including CVs, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and notes.


  • Creation: 1965-1975, 1992-2004, undated

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Consult Special Collections and University Archives.

Biographical / Historical

Lynda Lou Elizabeth Richards was born in Leavenworth KA on Sept 22 1943 to Myrlin James Richards and Mary Virginia Ralston. She graduated with a B.S. from Iowa State University in 1966 and a PhD from Washington State University in 1973. From 1976-1979 she worked as an Insect Zoo technician at the National Museum of Natural History before beginning to work at the Mark Twain National Forest in 1979. She later became the Chief Ecologist at the Mark Twain National Forest.

Richards married John Grinstead in 1997. She died in 2015.


0.21 Linear Feet (in 1 half-document box)

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Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Universal 1.0 Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license.


This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Processing Information

Materials outside of the collecting scope and containing personally identifiable information (PII) were separated from the materials and offered back to the donor.

RS 21/7/265. Lynda L. Richards papers, 1965-1975, 1992-2004, undated
Kahlee Leingang
August 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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