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1956
Dr. Edgar Anderson steps down as director and returns to the Garden research staff as the Curator of Useful Plants.


Dr. Edgar Anderson studying corn.

Dr. Edgar Anderson steps down as director and returns to the Garden research staff as the Curator of Useful Plants. During his brief tenure the Garden would see the return of the Henry Shaw Papers and the establishment of the annual Symposium on Systematic Botany which still cotinues on to this day. Dr. Hugh Cutler is named interim director.

 

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