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Harry W. Hann
Regents' Proceedings 1142

A graduate of the University of Indiana in 1917, Professor Harry Wilbur Hann earned the A.M. degree at the University of Michigan in 1921, the Ph.D. in 1926.

He was assistant in Zoology in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts from 1921 to 1924; Fellow for the year 1924-25. From 1925 to 1926 he was Assistant Professor of Biology at Kansas State Teachers' College, from 1926 to 1928, Instructor in Zoology at the University of Illinois.

In 1929 he returned to the University of Michigan as Assistant Professor of Zoology. Professor Hann was in charge of the beginning course in zoology from 1931 to 1955. Under his direction this course came to be known as an excellent discipline not only for biology and premedical students, but for students who wanted to experience sound training in laboratory method for its own educational and intrinsic worth.

From 1936 to 1955, he was Director and Custodian of the Newcombe Tract. His course in ornithology was elected by more students than could be accommodated.

Professor Hann is a member of the American Ornithologists' Union, the Inland Bird Banders' Association, the Michigan Audubon Society, the Michigan Bird Banders' Association, and the Wilson Ornithological Club.

The Regents of the University of Michigan thank Professor Hann for the significant contributions he has made as a sound teacher of his subject, and hope that he may enjoy many years of good health and happiness.