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Great Naturalists

The study of nature enriches our lives.  The Great Naturalists included here have contributed to the betterment of the earth and were pioneers in raising awareness about the environment. Each one featured below is covered in the book, The Great Naturalists by Robert Huxley. You can learn more by accessing resources from St. Louis Community College Libraries and online. Enjoy the St. Louis Connections, too!  There are some nice surprises waiting for you when you click on that tab.

Great Naturalists

The Great Naturalists

Alexander von Humboldt, 1769-1859

Rachel Carson, 1907-1964

John James Audubon, 1785-1851

Mary Anning, 1799-1847

Carl Linnaeus, 1707-1778

Linnean House at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Alexander von Humboldt Statue in Tower Grove Park, St. Louis

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000