Edward F. Ricketts and Jack Calvin: The publishing of Between Pacific Tides, First Edition (1939)

Donald Kohrs

Harold A. Miller Library at Hopkins Marine Station

RICKETTS-RBwarm 2

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Pacific Forum—11:00 a.m.

There is a story behind Edward F. Ricketts and Jack Calvin’s effort to have their
seminal work, Between Pacific Tides, published. Upon being presented an outline
of the manuscript, it took 10 years for Stanford University Press to publish the
book. Was the publication slowed by then Director of Hopkins Marine Station
Walter K. Fisher’s critical review of the manuscript? Did Stanford University
Press dislike the ecological approach that Ricketts and Calvin chose for the book?
Was Ed Ricketts completely isolated from the scientific community of Hopkins
Marine Station, as has often been suggested? The discovery of numerous letters of
correspondences between Ed Ricketts, Jack Calvin, Stanford University Press, and
invertebrate specialists scattered around the world provide answers to these and
other unanswered questions.

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