Guide to Arthur Borror Shoals Marine Laboratory Notebooks, 1974-1990
Collection number: UA 10/8/1
Size: 2 boxes
About Arthur Borror
Arthur Borror is a professor emeritus of Zoology at the University of New Hampshire.
He began at UNH in 1961, teaching a variety of classes from introductory biology to
advanced honors course in marine biology. He retired in June of 1995 as a
self-proclaimed generalist of naturalist history.
Borror was influenced by his father, who was also a naturalist, and spent many
summers of his childhood on islands that deepened his desire to become a naturalist.
His primary fields of interest are ciliated protozoa, ornithology, and Marine
Islands. Borror worked at the Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) on Appledore Island beginning
in the mid 1970’s, teaching students primarily from UNH and Cornell, who jointly
founded the laboratory. Students are generally enrolled in one to two of the 20 to
30 courses offer that season where they are able to study specimens in the field and
do intensive undergraduate research.
In his over three decades at UNH, Arthur Borror was a highly awarded professor that a
positive reputation from students and colleagues. In 1994, he received UNH’s
Distinguished Professor Award and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
Excellence Award. Borror was shortly after awarded the New Hampshire Professor of
the Year by the Counsel of Advancement Support of Education. He went on to receive
the first ever UNH Honors Program fellowship, funded by the Cogswell Benevolent
About the Arthur Borror Shoals Marine Laboratory Notebooks
This collection is made of notebooks containing field notes and class planning from
Arthur Borror’s summers programs at the Shoals Marine Laboratory on Appledore
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.
[Identification of item], Arthur Borror Shoals Marine Laboratory Notebooks,
1974-1990, UA 10/8/1, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New
Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donated by Arthur Borror, May 2016
|Box 1, Folder 1||1974||SML notebook|
|Box 1, Folder 2||1979||SML notebook|
|Box 1, Folder 3||1980||SML notebook|
|Box 1, Folder 4||1981||SML notebook|
|Box 1, Folder 5||1982||SML notebook|
|Box 1, Folder 6||1983||SML notebook|
|Box 1, Folder 7||1984||SML notebook|
|Box 2, Folder 1||1985||SML notebook|
|Box 2, Folder 2||1986||SML notebook|
|Box 2, Folder 3||1987||SML notebook|
|Box 2, Folder 4||1988||SML notebook|
|Box 2, Folder 5||1989||SML notebook|
|Box 2, Folder 6||1990||SML notebook|