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Exhibit Reception and Lecture: Alfred Russel Wallace in the Amazon: The Making of a Naturalist

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Monday, April 29, 2013
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sandra Knapp

Sandra Knapp is a research botanist at the Natural History Museum in London. She is the author of several popular books on the history of science and botanical exploration, including the award-winning Potted Histories (2003). She is also actively involved in promoting the role of taxonomy worldwide. Her lecture will be followed by the opening reception for a new exhibit on the Duke Herbarium, Botanical Treasures from Duke┬┐s Hidden Library, in the Perkins Library Gallery. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact: Meg Brown