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Dow V. Baxter
The Michigan Alumnus 171-175

"Identification of Trees and Com
mercial Woods," "Dendrology," and "Wood Tech
nology" are to be Professor Baxter's subjects.

Vawter Baxter was granted a Doctor's Degree in 
Botany by the University of Michigan in 1924 and
 after that was instructor in Botany at the Univer
sity of Wisconsin for two years. During the summers of 1924 and 1925 he was engaged in research
 work with the Bureau of Plant Industries.

ing to the University of Michigan he received his 
Doctor's degree in Forestry in 1921. In prepara
tion for his teaching in the Forestry Department 
he has made an extensive trip through the west and 
has gathered specimens of every timber tree from 
the Great Plains west.