The collection contains biographical and research files for Beatrice Marcy Sweeney, UCSB biology professor.
Beatrice Marcy Sweeney was born August 11, 1914 in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor's from Smith College in
1936 and her PhD from Radcliffe College in 1942. After relocating to California, she worked at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography
as a research biologist. She married Paul Lee in 1961. In 1969 she returned to California to teach at UCSB. She is known for
her research in marine biology, particularly on phytoplankton. She died on July 17, 1989.
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