Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Manuscript (Mss) data set.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)
Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his...
Dates: 1889-1948; Majority of material found within 1906-1948
Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)
O. A. Stevens papers and correspondence
Identifier: Mss .S748
Scope and Contents The items in this collection reflect Stevens’ academic correspondence between the years of 1909 and 1959. The majority of the topics center on his collection of bee and wasp specimens, their proper naming, and their research value to other amateur and professional entomologists. Some correspondence also touches on his botanical and ornithological pursuits, including several letters between Myron H. Swenk, Stevens’ long time correspondent and co-author of the highly regarded paper entitled...
Dates: 1909-1959; Majority of material found within 1920-1940
Alfred Russel Wallace correspondence
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 100213305]
Identifier: Mss .W3551
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost entirely of handwritten, signed letters from Wallace to Cockerell, along with a few postcards. There are also one letter from Wallace's wife, Annie, and four letters (one typewritten) and a postcard from Wallace's son, William, following Wallace's death; and one newspaper clipping. The bulk of the letters are an ongoing one-sided conversation between the two naturalists on their scientific work and theories, beginning with a discussion of Wallace's book,...