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Dates:
1951-1963
Abstract:  

The historian of science Robert C. Olby is a graduate of University College London and Oxford. Best known for his work on the history of genetics, especially the Bateson school, and for his study of the early history of molecular biology, Olby is currently a Research Professor in the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of The Origins of Mendelism (1966), Charles Darwin (1967), The Path to the Double Helix (1974), and the Norton History of Biology. His current research is focused on the conceptual foundations of modern sensory neurophysiology and an intellectual biography of Francis Crick. The Olby Collection contains about 150 photocopies of correspondence and documents collected by Olby during research for The Path to the Double Helix. Among these is a copy of a manuscript by F. C. Crick and James D. Watson, "The Complementary Structure of Deoxyribonucleic Acid," prepared while Watson was at CalTech.
Call #:  
Mss.B.OL1
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1911-1947
Abstract:  

In 1912, the University of California, Berkeley, became the first university in the nation to form a separate Department of Genetics. The first two appointments in the department went to plant geneticists Ernest Brown Babcock and Roy E. Clausen, and as the department grew slowly, shifting slightly away from its roots in agricultural science, it gained a strong reputation as an important center for research in several areas in genetics and evolutionary biology. The U.C. Berkeley Department of Genetics Collection contains a selective sampling of correspondence relating to the organization and early history of the nation's first Department of Genetics. Centered in the years 1912-1930, the collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from Babcock and Clausen, pertaining to their research, administrative matters, and the genetical community. Prominent among their correspondents are George H. Shull, Thomas Hunt Morgan, A. H. Sturtevant, and H. J. Muller.
Call #:  
Mss.378.794.C12gen
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1927-1991
Abstract:  

The maize geneticist Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) is credited with the discovery of "jumping genes," that is chromosomal "crossing over" and translocation. She received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1983. The collection is organized into six series: I. Correspondence, 1931-1991; II. Subject files, 1938-1989; III. Works by McClintock, 1944-1989; IV. Works by others, 1927-1991; V. Research notes, notebooks, and card files, 1930s-1990s ; VI. Photographs, 1928-1991.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.79
Extent:
70.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Bacterial genetics | Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Beadle, George Wells | Beadle, George Wells, 1903-1989 | Bibliographical matters | Biographical and personal data | Blumenschein, Almiro | Brenner, Sydney | Brown, W. L. (William L.) | Carnegie Institution of Washington | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Columbia University | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Nobel Prize | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Presidential medal | Corn -- Genetics. | Crick, Francis H. C. | Crossing over (Genetics) | Cytogenetics | Demerec, Milislav | Drosophila genetics | Educational matters | Evolution | Fellowships, assistantships | Fellowships, assistantships -- Guggenheim | Genetics | Genetics of plants | Graduate study | Hershey, Alfred Day | History of biology, especially genetics | History of biology, especially genetics -- Carnegie Institution of Washington | Honors -- Nobel Prize | Invitations | Kato Yamakake, Takeo Angel | Laboratory notebooks | Laboratory notes | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lantern slides | Lectures | Lectures, public speaking | Lederberg, Joshua | Maize -- Genetics | Mangelsdorf, Paul C. | McClintock, Barbara, 1902-1992 | Molecular genetics | National Medal of Science | National Science Foundation | Nobel Prizes | Peterson, Peter Andrew, 1925- | Photonegatives | Photoprints | Plant genetics | Publication | Publication -- Genetics | Publication -- Nobel Prize | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Research support | Research support -- Rockefeller Foundation | Shapiro, James Allen | Sharp, Lester W. (Lester Whyland) | Solicitations for support or contribution | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Teaching | Translocation (Genetics). | Travel -- Brazil | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- South America | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Wallace, Bruce | Watson, James D. | Wolf Foundation Prize | Women botanists | Women geneticists | Women in science | Women scientists | Zea (maize) genetics



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1921-2004
Abstract:  

The population geneticist Hampton L. Carson spent the major part of his career at Washington University (1949-1963) and the University of Hawaii (1963-1985) investigating the cytogenetics and evolution of Drosophila. As one of the major figures in the Hawaii Drosophila project, he made particularly important contributions to the study of speciation and selective and non-selective evolutionary mechanisms. The Carson Papers (1921-1993) contain correspondence, subject files, manuscripts of published and unpublished works by Carson, papers by colleagues and students, research notes, course materials, photographs, and biographical information, which documents Carson's career as an evolutionary geneticist. The collection is organized into nine series.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.83
Extent:
59 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Institute of Biological Sciences | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Biographical and personal data | Business | Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1914-2004 | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- National Academy of Sciences | Cytogenetics | Darwin, Charles | Dobzhansky, Theodosius | Drosophila -- Genetics | Drosophila genetics | Drosophila genetics -- Nomenclature | Drosophila genetics -- Sketches | Editorial matters | Editorial matters -- Evolution | Educational matters | Evolution | Evolution (Biology) | Founder effect | Futuyma, Douglas J. | Genetics | Genetics Society of America | Graduate study | Gressitt, J. Linsley | Heftel, Cecil | History of biology, especially genetics | Invitations | Lecture notes | Lectures, public speaking | Lewontin, Richard Charles | Manning, Raymond | Molecular genetics | Natural selection | Nevo, Evitar | Photographs | Pipkin, Sarah B. | Population biology | Population genetics | Powell, Jeffrey R. | Provine, William B. | Publication | Publication -- Evolution | Publication -- Evolutionary Theory | Publication -- Genetics | Recommendations | Referee's report | Research support | Reviews | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Society for the Study of Evolution | Speciation (Biology) | Spiess, Eliot B. | Stalker, Harrison D. (Harrison Dailey), 1915-1982 | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Stone, Wilson Stuart, 1907-1968 | Tan, C. C. | Teaching | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- Israel | University of Hawaii | University of Hawaii. Department of Genetics | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) | Wasserman, Marvin | Wheeler, Marshall | White, M. J. D. | Whiting, Phineas W. (Phineas Westcott) | Wright, Sewall | Yoon, Jong Sik



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1921-1984
Abstract:  

Founded in 1931, the Genetics Society of America works to facilitate communication among scientists with an interest in research and education in genetics and cognate fields. The GSA Records provide information on the history of the Genetics Society of America from the time of its founding in 1931. Included is correspondence between various officers, members, and outside individuals and organizations, files on standing and ad hoc committees, Records concerning accounts and finances, membership data, files relating to annual meetings, local meetings, and international meetings, and information on special commissions or ad hoc groups of the Society. Among the more noteworthy files are those for the Committee on Genetics, Race, and Intelligence, 1974-1975. This note is currently under review for revision.
Call #:  
Mss.575.06.G28p
Extent:
24.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Institute of Biological Sciences | American Institute of Biological Sciences | American Philosophical Society | American Society of Zoologists | Atomic Energy Commission | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Biology | Biology, genetics, eugenics | Botanical Society of America | Botany and plant genetics | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Displaced German scholars | Dunn, L. C. (Leslie Clarence), 1893-1974 | Dunn, Leslie Clarence | Genetics | Genetics -- Societies, etc. | Genetics Society of America | Genetics Society of America -- Committee activities | Genetics Society of America -- Committee on Aid to Geneticists Abroad | Genetics Society of America -- Golden Jubilee | Genetics Society of America. Committee on Genetics, Race, and Intelligence | Glass, Bentley, 1906-2005 | History of biology, especially genetics | Human genetics | Human genetics -- Race | International Congress of Genetics | International Congress of Genetics -- Eighth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Eleven Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Ninth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Seventh Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Tenth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Thirteenth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Twelfth Congress | Jensen, Arthur Robert | Jensen, Arthur Robert | National Academy of Sciences | National Institutes of Health | National Research Council | National Science Foundation | Preservation of historical materials | Publication | Race | Race, race relations, racism | Russian politics and science | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Scientific refugees | Shockley, William | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | World War II -- Impact on science



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1945-1988
Abstract:  

Arthur J. Cain is an evolutionary biologist whose research interests have included genetics, natural selection, biogeography, and systematics. Based at Oxford University and, later, the University of Liverpool, much of Cain's research was field-based, focusing on terrestrial gatsropods. This collection contains correspondence, grant applications, reports, programs for scientific meetings, unpublished papers and lectures, research notes, charts, graphs, maps, and manuscript reviews of journal articles and books. The Cain Papers is divided into three series: I. Correspondence ; II. Subject Files ; and, III. Papers by Colleagues. Arrangement is alphabetical by folder title, and chronological within each folder.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.63
Extent:
15.75 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Museum of Natural History | American Philosophical Society | Anthropology | Bibliographical matters | Biographical and personal data | Biology | Biology -- Classification | Birds. | Business | Cain, Arthur J. (Arthur James), 1921-1999 | Cancer, chemotherapy | Clarke, B. C. (Bryan C.) | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Simpson, George Gaylord. 80th birthday | Cranach, Mario von, b. 1931 | Darwin, Charles | Davis, George Morgan | Dobzhansky, Theodosius | Drosophila genetics | Ecology | Editorial matters | Evolution | Evolution (Biology) | Fellowships, assistantships | Fisher, Ronald Aylmer | Ford, Edmund Brisco | Gastropoda | Genetics | Genetics -- Birds | Genetics -- Cats | Genetics -- Invertebrates | Genetics -- Snails | Genetics Society (Great Britain) -- London | Genetics of plants | Glass, Bentley | Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson | History of biology, especially genetics | Human genetics | Huxley, Julian | Invitations | Kirkaldy, J. S. | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lectures, public speaking | Maps | Mayr, Ernst | Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 | Medawar, Peter Brian | Mendel, Gregor | Mollusks | Natural selection | Ornithology | Oxford University | Paleontology | Population genetics | Population genetics -- Snails | Population, demography | Preservation of historical materials | Publication | Publication -- Animal Species and their Evolution | Pulmonata | Requests for reprints | Research support | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Scientific refugees | Sheppard, P. M. (Philip MacDonald), 1921-1976 | Sheppard, Philip M. | Teaching | Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre | Travel -- Africa | Travel -- Europe | Travel -- Greece | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- Solomon Islands | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Woodruff, David S. | Wright, Sewall | Zoology | Zoology -- Africa | Zoology -- Classification | Zoology -- Gastropods | Zoology -- Invertebrates | Zoology -- Nomenclature



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1904-1954
Abstract:  

Mostly concerned with Blakeslee's studies on beans, blood groups, colchicine, Datura, embryo cultures, and horticulture. Many letters relate to the support and direction of the Smith College Genetics Experiment Station, which he headed. Other letters are about the Carnegie Institution of Washington, "Biological Abstracts," American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Philosophical Society, Institut de France, University of Connecticut. Also contains travel letters from Germany and miscellaneous lectures.
Call #:  
Mss.B.B585
Extent:
12.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Philosophical Society | Amherst College | Beans - Research | Belling, John | Bibliographical matters | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Biographical and personal data -- Vries, Hugo de | Biographical and personal matters | Blakeslee, Albert Francis, 1874-1954 | Blood groups. | Botany and plant genetics | Brooklyn Botanical Garden | Buchholz, J. T. (John Theodore), 1888-1951 | Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974 | Business -- Meetings | Business -- Minutes | Carnegie Institution of Washington | Carnegie Institution of Washington | Carnegie Institution of Washington -- Reports | Cleland, Ralph E. (Ralph Erskine), 1892-1971 | Colchicine - Research | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Thaxter, Roland. 70th birthday | Connecticut Argicultural College | Cytogenetics | Datura. | Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944 | Davis, Bradley M. (Bradley Moore) | Displaced German scholars | Drosophila genetics | Editorial matters | Editorial matters -- Genetics | Educational matters | Embryology, developmental genetics | Embryology. | Eugenics | Evolution | Fellowships, assistantships | Flynn, John E. (John Edward), 1897-1965 | Geneticists -- United States. | Genetics | Genetics -- Research. | Genetics of plants | Genetics of plants -- Agglutinin from beans | Genetics of plants -- Colchicine | Genetics of plants -- Datura | Genetics of plants -- Mucor | Genetics of plants -- Sex in fungi | Germany -- Description and travel. | Goucher College | Graduate study | Harvard University | Honors | Horticulture. | Human genetics | Human genetics -- Odor | Human genetics -- Taste | Human genetics -- Twins | Hyde, James Hazen, 1876-1959 | Immunogenetics | Institut de France | International Botanical Congresses | International Congress of Genetics -- Sixth Congress | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lectures, public speaking | Lectures. | Molecular genetics | Mount Holyoke College | National Research Foundation | National Science Foundation | Political issues | Political issues -- Germany | Publication | Publication -- Biological Abstracts | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Research support | Robbins, William Jacob, 1890-1978 | Russian politics and science -- Vavilov, Nikolai Ivanovich | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Shull, George Harrison, 1874-1954 | Sinnott, Edmund W. (Edmund Ware), 1888-1958 | Smith College | Smith College. Genetics Experiment Station | Teaching | Teaching -- Harvard University | Teaching -- University of Halle -- Blakeslee, Albert Francis | Thaxter, Roland | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- South America | University of Connecticut | University of Maine | University of Massachusetts | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. -- Abstracts | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. -- Research | Waksman, Selman A. (Selman Abraham), 1888-1973 | Wellesley College | Wilson, Edwin Bidwell, 1879-1964 | World War I -- Impact on science | World War II -- Impact on science | Zea (maize) genetics



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1929-1992
Abstract:  

A biochemist at Columbia University, Erwin Chargaff discovered the base-pairing regularities or "complementarity relationships" of nucleic acids that provided one of the key steps in developing a structural model for DNA. During his long career, Chargaff is credited with conclusively falsifying the tetranucleotide hypothesis; demonstrating the existence of a large number of DNA species; and creating the first descriptions of hypochromicity, hyperchromicity, and the denaturation of a DNA. In addition, Chargaff conducted important research on blood coagulation, lipids and lipoproteins, the metabolism of amino acids and inositol, and the biosynthesis of phosphotransferases. He retired to emeritus status in 1974 and remained active in research almost to the time of his death in June 2002. The Chargaff Papers are organized into ten series: I. Correspondence, 1931-1992; Ia. Correspondence, 1949-2002; IIa. Grants, 1930-1982; IIb. Subject Files, 1940-1984; IIc. Subject Files, 1946-2002; III. Works by Chargaff, 1929-1989; IIIa. Works by Chargaff, 1923-2002; IIIb. Reprints, 1977-1999; IV. Works by Others, 1936-1985; IVa. Works by Others, 1976-2002; V. Research Notes and Notebooks, 1929-1951 ; VI. Photographs, 1935-1977; VIa. Photographs, 1928-2002; VII. Audiovisual Materials; VIII. Awards and Certificates, 1958-2001; IX. Lecture Notes, 1942-1985; X. Personal Papers, [1880]-1985.
Call #:  
Mss.B.C37
Extent:
56 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Cancer Society | American Chemical Society | American Institute of Biological Sciences | Anderson, Rudolph J. (Rudolph John), 1879-1961 | Astbury, William Thomas | Atomic Energy Commission | Bacterial genetics | Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 | Bibliographical matters | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biochemistry and organic chemistry -- Nomenclature | Biochemistry. | Biochimica et Biophysica Acta | Biographical and personal data -- Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson | Brawerman, George | Burris, Robert H. (Robert Harz | Business | Cancer, chemotherapy | Carter, Herbert E. | Chargaff, Erwin | Chargaff, Erwin, 1905-2002 | Columbia University | Columbia University. | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Conferences and symposia -- Gordon Conferences | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- National Academy of Sciences | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Nobel Prize | Crick, Francis H. C. | Crick, Francis, 1916-2004 | Cytogenetics | DNA | Davidson, J. N. (James Norman) | Doty, Paul | Editorial matters | Editorial matters -- Biochimica et Biophysica Acta | Edsall, John T. (John Tileston), 1902-2002 | Educational matters | Ephrussi, Boris | Ethical issues | Gamow, George, 1904-1968 | Genetics | Genetics of plants | Gusarev, V. | Hardin, Garrett James, 1915-2003 | History of biology, especially genetics | Hollaender, Alexander | Honors | Honors -- National Academy of Sciences | Honors -- Nobel Prize | Human genetics | Inositol | Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993 | Laboratory notebooks | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lectures, public speaking | Lederberg, Joshua | Lederer, Edgar. | Lipoproteins | McClintock, Barbara, 1902-1992 | Medical research | Molecular genetics | National Academy of Sciences | National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) | National Academy of Sciences -- Meeting minutes | National Academy of Sciences -- Reports | Nucleic acids | Nucleic acids -- Structure | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Pauling, Linus | Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994 | Perutz, Max F. | Phosphotransferases | Photoprints | Political issues | Protozoan genetics | Publication | Publication -- Biochimica et Biophysica Acta | Publication -- New Scientist | Publication -- Pravda | Publication -- The Eighth Day of Creation | RNA tie club | Recombinant DNA | Requests for aid in finding positions | Requests for reprints | Reviews | Reviews -- Amphisbaena | Reviews -- Heraclitean Fire | Runnstrom, John. | Russian politics and science | Russian politics and science -- Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich | Schmitt, Francis Ottom, 1903- | Stanacev, Nikola Z. | Stent, Gunther S. | Stern, Curt | Straus, Werner | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- U.S.S.R. | United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development | United States. Public Health Service | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Waelsch, Heinrich B. | Watson, James D. | Watson, James D., 1928- | World War II -- Impact on science



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
Circa 1917-1975
Abstract:  

One of the four horsemen of the evolutionary synthesis of the 1940s, Theodosius Dobzhansky played a crucial role in bridging the gap between theoretical and empirical approaches in genetics and in promoting the Neo-Darwinian synthesis. His contributions to the biological species concept and to an understanding the evolutionary dynamics of wild populations of Drosophila were fundamental to the development of modern population genetics and evolutionary thought. The Dobzhansky Papers are a remnant of the correspondence and writings of the geneticist and evolutionary biologist, Theodosius Dobzhansky. The correspondence (7.5 linear feet) provides insight into Dobzhansky's scientific, philosophical, and social views, particularly during the last decade of his life. Equally valuable are the 54 notebooks (ca.1917-1975) which comprise an almost uninterrupted self-commentary on Dobzhansky's career, replete with typescripts of personal letters and short essays sent to colleagues and friends. The collection also contains two unbound volumes of annotated "reminiscences" from the Columbia Oral History Project, 1962; two bound volumes of papers dedicated to him on his 70th birthday; and 1.5 linear feet of photographs.
Call #:  
Mss.B.D65
Extent:
12.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Astaurov, Boris L. | Ayala, Francisco J. | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Biographical and personal data -- Timofeeff-Ressovsky, Nikolai W. | Biological Sciences Curriculum Study | Biology, genetics, eugenics | Brazil | California Institute of Technology | Chetverikov, Sergei S. | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Columbia University | Columbia University. | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Dobzhansky, Theodosius. 70th birthday | Crick, Francis H. C. | Crow, James F. | Cytogenetics | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila -- Genetics | Drosophila genetics | Drosophila genetics -- Mexico | Dubinin, Nikolai Petrovich | Ecology | Editorial matters | Ethical issues | Evolution | Fellowships, assistantships | Genetics | Graduate study -- Kessler, Seymour | History of biology, especially genetics | Honors | Human evolution, physical anthropology | Human genetics -- Race | Invitations | Jensen, Arthur Robert | Kimura, Motoo | Koltsov, N. K. | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lectures, public speaking | Lewontin, Richard Charles | Mexico | Molecular genetics | Mouse genetics | Muller, Hermann Joseph | National Academy of Sciences | National Academy of Sciences -- Allard, Robert Wayne | National Academy of Sciences -- Ayala, Francisco J. | National Academy of Sciences -- Carson, Hampton L. | National Academy of Sciences -- Lewontin, Richard Charles | National Academy of Sciences -- Shockley, William | National Academy of Sciences -- Wallace, Bruce | Photographs | Poetry and literature | Political issues | Political issues -- Chile | Political issues -- Greece | Political issues -- Israel | Population genetics | Powell, Jeffrey R. | Publication | Publication -- Evolutionary Biology | Publication -- Genetics | Race, race relations, racism | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Recommendations -- Richmond, Rollin C. | Research support | Reviews | Rockefeller Foundation | Russian politics and science | Russian politics and science -- Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich | Russian politics and science -- Medvedev, Zhores A. | Russians -- United States | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Shockley, William | Teaching | Teaching -- Evolution | Teaching -- Harvard University | Timofeeff-Ressovsky, Nikolai W. | Travel -- Brazil | Travel -- Chile | Travel -- Ecuador | Travel -- France | Travel -- India | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- Israel | Travel -- Japan | Travel -- Mexico | Travel -- Russia | Travel -- Yugoslavia | University of California, Davis | University of Texas | University of Thessaloniki | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Venezuela | Wallace, Bruce | Weisbrot, David | World War II -- Impact on science | Wright, Sewall



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1929-1975
Abstract:  

The correspondence in this collection concerns behavior genetics, evolution, heredity, etc. There is material relating to the congresses of the Permanent International Committee on Genetics, and the IXth (Bellagio, 1953), Xth (Montreal, 1958), and XIth (The Hague, 1963) International Congress of Genetics. There is also correspondence pertaining to the Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology (1955), the Mendel Semi-Centennial Symposium (1950), the Soviet geneticists' visit to the U.S. in 1967, and to Anton R. Zhebrak.
Call #:  
Mss.B.L563
Extent:
3 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Academic freedom | American Philosophical Society | Behavior genetics. | Berg, Raisa, 1913-2006 | Biographical and personal data | Biology. | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Crow, James F. | Cytogenetics | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila genetics | Editorial matters | Educational matters | Educational matters -- U.S.S.R. | Evolution | Evolution. | Galley proofs. | Genetics | Genetics -- Homeostasis | Genetics -- Nomenclature | Genetics of plants | Genetics. | Goldschmidt, Richard, 1878-1958 | Gustafsson, Ake, 1908-1988 | Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964 | Heredity. | History of biology, especially genetics | Honors -- Nobel Prize | Human genetics -- Race | International Congress of Genetics -- Eleven Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Ninth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Tenth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Twelfth Congress | International Congress of Human Genetics -- First Congress | International Congress of Zoology -- Sixteenth Congress | International Union of Biological Societies | Koltsov, N. K. | Landauer, Walter, 1896-1978 | Lerner, I. Michael (Isadore Michael), 1910-1977 | Lewontin, Richard C., 1929- | Lush, Jay L. (Jay Laurence), 1896-1982 | Lysenko, Trofim, 1898-1976 | Manuscripts (for publication). | Mather, Kenneth, 1911-1990 | Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 | Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian), 1915-1987 | Medvedev, Zhores A., 1925-2018 | Memorabilia | Mendel, Gregor | Mouse genetics | Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967 | Muller, Hermann Joseph | National Academy of Sciences | Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995 | Neel, James V. (James Van Gundia), 1915-2000 | Permanent International Committee on Genetic Congresses -- Constitution | Permanent International Committee on Genetic Congresses -- Minutes | Permanent International Committee on Genetics. | Philosophy of science | Physiology | Political issues | Population genetics | Poultry genetics | Provine, William B. | Publication | Referee's report | Reviews | Russian politics and science | Russian politics and science -- Dubinin, Nikolai Petrovich | Russian politics and science -- Lobashov, M. E. | Russian politics and science -- Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich | Russian politics and science -- Medvedev, Zhores A. | Russian politics and science -- Timofeeff- Ressovsky, Nikolai W. | Russian politics and science -- Vavilov, Nikolai Ivanovich | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Solzhenitsyn, Alexandr | Sonneborn, T. M. (Tracy Morton), 1905-1981 | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Teaching | Timofeeff-Ressovsky, Nikolai W. | Timofeev-Resovskiĭ, N. V. (Nikolaĭ Vladimirovich), 1900-1981 | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. -- Medvedev, Zhores A. | Waddington, C. H. (Conrad Hal), 1905-1975 | Wallace, Bruce | Wallace, Bruce, 1920-2015 | World War II -- Impact on science | Wright, Sewall, 1889-1988 | Zhebrak, Anton Ramanavich, 1902-1965



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
Circa 1963-1980
Abstract:  

The collection includes three accessions: (1) a portion of Lewontin's correspondence files (mainly A-L) and copies of papers acquired in 1979; (2) a 2003 accession with files on various subjects and correspondence with about 30 colleagues, and (3) a substantial 2018 accession of about 60 linear feet that includes correspondence, manuscripts, and subject files. The topics discussed in the letters are numerous, including much on contemporary scientific controversies such as race, Darwin, evolution, intelligence, and biological determinism.
Call #:  
Mss.B.L59p
Extent:
4 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Abelson, Philip Hauge, 1913-2004 | Academic freedom | American Institute of Biological Sciences | American Museum of Natural History | Anthropology | Atomic Energy Commission | Bacterial genetics | Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Baker, William Kaufman, 1919-2008 | Barker, J. S. F. (James Stuart Flinton), 1931- | Becker, Gary | Beckwith, Jonathan R. | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Bethel, Thomas | Bibliographical matters | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Biology, genetics, eugenics | Burt, Cyril Lodowic, Sir | Calder, Nigel | Chovnick, Arthur | Cogan, Alex | Columbia University | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- National Academy of Sciences | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- National Medal of Science | Cordeiro, Antonio R. | Crow, James F. | Crow, James F. (James Franklin), 1916-2012 | Darwin, Charles | Davis, Bernard | Delbrück, Max, 1906-1981 | Dobzhansky, Theodosius | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila genetics | Editorial matters | Ehrlich, Paul R. | Ethical issues | Eugenics | Evolution | Evolution. | Feldman, Marcus | Fellowships, assistantships | Fellowships, assistantships -- Harvard | Fisher, Ronald Aylmer | Genetics | Genetics of plants | Genetics. | Goldberger, Arthur Stanley | Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964 | Hirsch, Jerry | Honors -- University of Chicago | Human genetics | Human genetics -- Race | Human genetics -- Twins | Intellect. | Invitations | Jacquard, Albert | Jensen, Arthur Robert | Johnson, George | Kamin, Leon J. | Kempthorne, Oscar | Kimura, Motoo | Krimbas, Costas B. | Krimbas, Costas B. | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de | Lectures, public speaking | Lectures, public speaking -- Behavioral Genetics Association | Lectures, public speaking -- Nova | Lerner, Isadore Michael | Lewontin, Richard C., 1929- | Li, Ching Chun | McClintock, Barbara | Molecular genetics | Mouse genetics | Muller, Hermann Joseph | National Academy of Sciences | National Science Foundation | Peacock, William James | Pearson, Karl | Philosophy of science | Political issues | Political issues -- Greece | Political issues -- Social Darwinism | Population genetics | Publication | Publication -- BioScience | Publication -- Darkness in El Dorado | Publication -- Horizon | Publication -- Science | Race, race relations, racism | Race. | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Referee's report | Requests for reprints | Research support | Reviews -- Behavior Genetics | Reviews -- Kamin, Leon J. | Russian politics and science | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Shockley, William | Smith, Dean O. | Sociobiology | Spassky, Boris | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Stone, Wilson Stuart | Tan, C. C. | Thomas, Hoben | Tierney, Patrick | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | University of Sydney | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Vavilov, Nikolai Ivanovich | Vorontsov, Nikolai | Wallace, Bruce | Ware, James H. | Zoology



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1923-1992
Abstract:  

A bacteriologist from MIT, Salvador E. Luria's work with Max Delbruck on bacteriophage demonstrated that bacterial resistance to certain phages arose through genetic mutations. His later work showed that phages also mutate genetically. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1969 with Max Delbruck and Alfred D. Hershey. The collection is organized into seven series: I. Correspondence, 1938-1992 ; IIa. Subject Files, 1938-1990 ; IIb. Personal Material. 1923-1991 ; III. Works by Luria, 1938-1987 ; IV. Works by Others, 1944-1990 ; V. Research Notes and Notebooks, 1941-1979 ; VI. Course Material, 1931-1991 ; VII. Photographs and Negatives, 1957-1982. Arrangement: Alphabetical by folder title and then chronological within each folder.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.39
Extent:
44 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Philosophical Society | American Society for Microbiology | Anderson, Thomas Foxen, 1911-1991 | Annual reports. | Bacterial genetics | Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Bacteriophages-Genetics | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Bolton, Ellis T. | Borek, Ernest, 1911-1986 | Boston Area Faculty Group on Public Issues | Business | Cancer, chemotherapy | Carlson, Elof Axel | Carnegie Institution of Washington | Central America-Foreign relations-1979- | Civil defense | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Columbia University | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Horwitz Prize | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Nobel Prize | Crick, Francis H. C. | Crow, James F. | Darwin, Charles | Davis, Bernard D., 1916-1994 | Delbruck, Max | Demerec, Milislav | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Doermann, August H | Editorial matters | Educational matters | Ethical issues | Federation of American Scientists | Fellowships, assistantships | Fondation Royaumont | Genetics | Genetics Society of America | Glass, Bentley | Graduate study | Gunsalus, I. C. (Irwin Clyde) | Harvard University | Hershey, Alfred Day | History of biology, especially genetics | Hollaender, Alexander | Honors -- Horwitz Prize | Honors -- Nobel Prize | Honors -- Sc.D. | Human genetics | International Cell Research Organization | International Congress of Genetics | Jacob, Francois | Laboratory notebooks | Laboratory notes | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lantern slides | Lectures | Lectures, public speaking | Lederberg, Joshua | Luria, S. E. (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991 | Lwoff, Andre | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | McClintock, Barbara | McClintock, Barbara, 1902-1992 | Medical research | Microbial genetics | Molecular biology | Molecular genetics | Monod, Jacques | Muller, Hermann Joseph | National Academy of Sciences | National Research Council | Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine | Nobel Prizes | Nuclear energy | Nuclear weapons | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994 | Photoprints | Political issues | Political issues -- Atomic weapons | Political participation | Preservation of historical materials | Protozoan genetics | Publication | Publication -- Not in Our Genes | Publication -- Science | Publication -- The Path to the Double Helix | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Requests for reprints | Research support | Russian politics and science | Salk Institute for Biological Studies. | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Stern, Curt | Teaching | Travel -- France | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | United States. National Institutes of Health | University of Pennsylvania | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975 | Viral genetics | Wallace, Bruce | Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) | Wiesel, Elie, 1928-



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Dates:
1938-1990
Abstract:  

Working on bacterial viruses in 1945, Seymour S. Cohen offered the first systematic exploration of the biochemistry of virus-infected cells and of how viruses multiply. His subsequent research included delineating the phenomenon of thymineless death, developing derivatives of ara-A compound, working on RNA synthesis, studying the effects of polyamines on metabolic systems, and studying plant viruses (including viral cations). Much of his research has contributed to the chemical treatment of cancer and viral infections.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.48
Extent:
26 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for Cancer Research | American Cancer Society | Avery, Oswald Theodore | Bachrach, Uriel, 1926- | Bacterial genetics. | Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Behrens, Otto Karl, 1911-1989 | Beljanski, Mirko, 1923-1998 | Bendich, Aaron, 1917-1979 | Benzer, Seymour, 1921-2007 | Berg, Paul, 1926- | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Borek, Ernest, 1911-1986 | Brachet, J. (Jean), 1909-1988 | Bukantz, Samuel C | Cancer -- Research | Cancer, chemotherapy | Chargaff, Erwin, 1905-2002 | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | Cohen, Seymour S. (Seymour Stanley) | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Commonwealth Fund. | Conferences and symposia | Conferences and symposia -- Chargaff, Erwin | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Charles-Leopold Mayer Prize | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- National Academy of Sciences | Davis, Bernard D., 1916-1994 | Delbrück, Max, 1906-1981 | Ethical issues | Fox, Jack Jay, 1916- | Fruton, Joseph S. (Joseph Stewart) | Genetics Society of America -- Golden Jubilee | Goldfarb, David | Hershey, A. D. (Alfred Day) | History of biology, especially genetics | Hollaender, Alexander | Honors -- National Medal of Science | Honors -- Nobel Prize | Horecker, Bernard L. (Bernard Leonard), 1914- | Indiana University | Invitations | Kabat, Elvin A. (Elvin Abraham), 1914- | Kanazir, Dus̆an | Khouvine, Yvonne | Kornberg, Arthur, 1918- | Laboratory notebooks | Laboratory notes | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lauffer, Max A. (Max Augustus), 1914- | Lectures, public speaking | Lederberg, Joshua | Luria, S. E. (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991 | Luria, Salvador Edward | Macura, Anna B | Molecular genetics | Monod, Jacques, 1910-1976 | Nucleic acids | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Olby, Robert Cecil | Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994 | Polyamines | Protozoan genetics | Publication | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Requests for reprints | Schabel, Frank Milton, Jr. 1918-1983 | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Sonneborn, T. M. (Tracy Morton), 1905-1981 | Spiegelman, Solomon, 1914- | Stanley, Wendell M. (Wendell Meredith), 1904-1971 | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | University of Pennsylvania. | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Upjohn Company. | Viral genetics | Weed, Lawrence L | Weigle, Jean | Wyatt, Gerard Robert, 1925-



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Dates:
1932-1980
Abstract:  

Ernst Wolfgang Caspari was an important contributor to behavior and developmental genetics, working primarily on the mealmoth Ephestia. Trained in Alfred Kuhn's laboratory at the University of Göttingen (1933-1935), Caspari was forced from his position by the Nazis in 1933, escaping to the United States five years later. As a professor of biology at Lafayette College, Wesleyan University, and the University of Rochester, Caspari continued his research on Ephestia, mouse genetics, and behavior genetics until his retirement in 1975. The Caspari Papers includes correspondence, papers, grant reports, and lectures relating to Caspari's genetic research dating primarily from the period after his departure from Germany. In addition to substantial material on behavior genetics and human evolution, the collection includes correspondence relating to Caspari's editorial work for Advances in Genetics, and his involvement with the American Institute of Biological Sciences, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Fifth Banff Conference on Theoretical Psychology, Genetics Society of America, International Conference on the Unity of Science, Social Science Research Council, Committee on Genetics and Behavior, and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.1
Extent:
9.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Advances in Genetics | Ahuja, M. R., Mulkh Raj, 1933- | American Institute of Biological Sciences | American Institute of Biological Sciences | American Society of Naturalists -- Honorary membership | American Society of Naturalists -- Nominating committee | Anders, Fritz Wilhelm, b. 1919 | Atomic Energy Commission | Bacterial genetics | Banff Conference on Theoretical Psychology | Behavior genetics. | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Bibliographical matters | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Biographical and personal data -- Mayr, Ernst | Braun, J. Werner (Joachim Werner), 1914-1972 | Calhoun, John B. | Cancer, chemotherapy | Caspari, Ernst W., 1909-1988 | Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, CA) | Champlin, Arthur Kingsley | Chatard, Patricia M. | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory -- Board of Directors | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Cotter, William Bryan, Jr. | Cytogenetics | Dalton, Howard Clark | Demerec, M. (Milislav), 1895-1966 | Developmental genetics | Displaced German scholars | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila genetics | Editorial matters | Editorial matters -- Genetics | Educational matters | Educational matters -- Training grants | Egelhaaf, Albrecht, 1922- | Ehrman, Lee | Eicher, Eva M. (Eva Mae) | Embryology, developmental genetics | Embryology, developmental genetics -- Lectures, public speaking | Ephestia | Erlenmeyer-Kimling, L. | Eugenics | Evolution | Fellowships, assistantships | Fellowships, assistantships -- University of Rochester | Firshein, W. (William), 1930- | Genetics | Genetics -- Ephestia | Genetics -- Somatic hybrids | Genetics Society of America | Genetics Society of America -- Committee activities | Genetics Society of America -- President | Genetics of plants | Gottlieb, Frederick Jay, 1935- | Graduate study | Graduate study -- University of Rochester | Grant applications | Green, Melvin M. | History of biology, especially genetics | Honors | Human evolution | Human evolution, physical anthropology | Human genetics | Immunogenetics | International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences | International Congress of Genetics | International Congress of Genetics -- Fourteenth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Organizing Committee | Invitations | Kuhn, Alfred | Kühn, Alfred, 1885-1968 | Lectures | Lectures, public speaking | Lectures, public speaking -- Visiting lectures | Lepidoptera -- Research grants | Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 | McClintock, Barbara, 1902-1992 | Milano, Ann | Milano, Madelyn | Molecular genetics | Mouse -- Genetics | Mouse genetics | Muth, Friedrich Wilhelm | National Research Council -- Committee activities | National Science Foundation | Nawa, Saburo | New York University | Photographs | Photographs | Pohley, Heinz-Joachim | Political issues | Political refugees -- Germany | Population genetics | Poultry genetics | Protozoan genetics | Publication | Publication -- Genetics | Rabbit genetics | Radiation genetics | Rat genetics | Recommendations | Referee's report | Requests for aid in finding positions | Research support | Research support -- Proposals | Research support -- Reports | Research support -- U. S. Army Chemical Corps | Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory | Russian politics and science | Schwarz, Ernst, 1989- | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs -- American Institute of Biological Sciences | Smith, Woollcott | Smithsonian Institution | Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Genetics and Behavior | Social Science Research Council -- Committee activities | Solicitations for support or contribution | Sonneborn, T. M. (Tracy Morton), 1905-1981 | Stanford University | Stern, Curt, 1902-1981 | Teaching | Teaching -- Wesleyan University | Teicher, Luz S. | Timofeeff-Ressovsky, Nikolai W. | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | U.S. Atomic Energy Commission | University of Giessen | University of Kentucky | University of Koln | University of Pittsburgh | University of Rochester | University of Rochester--Faculty | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Vankin, George Lawrence, 1931- | Watson, Geoffrey, 1942- | Wesleyan University | Wesleyan University--Faculty | World War II -- Impact on science | Ziegler, Irmgard



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Dates:
1911-1983
Abstract:  

A geneticist and educator, Philip Macdonald Sheppard was head of the Department of Genetics at the University of Liverpool from 1963-1976. His research centered on polymorphism, mimicry, blood groups, genetic disease, and speciation, using a variety of subjects, including the gastropod Cepaea nemoralis, butterflies, and humans. He may be best remembered for his classic study of industrial melanism in the pepper moth Biston betularia. The Sheppard Papers (1911-1983; bulk dates, 1940-76) contain correspondence, subject files, notes, and manuscripts that document Sheppard's life as a geneticist. The earliest piece in the collection is a lepidopterist's notebook from 1911, possibly J. R. Hobhouse's, however the bulk dates from 1940 to 1976, Sheppard's most productive and influential years. Among other things, these materials document Sheppard's research on the Scarlet Tiger moth, swallowtail butterflies, and ABO blood groups in humans, as well as his position as head of the Department of Genetics at the University of Liverpool.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.65
Extent:
16.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Adaptation (Biology) | American Institute of Biological Sciences | Ayala, Francisco Jose, 1934- | Bibliographical matters | Biographical and personal data | Biston betularia | Blood | Brower, Lincoln P. | Brown, Keith S. | Business | Cain, Arthur J. (Arthur James), 1921-1999 | Cain, Arthur James | Cancer, chemotherapy | Carson, Hampton L. | Clarke, Cyril A. (Cyril Astley) | Clarke, Cyril Astley | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Columbia University | Conferences and symposia | Conferences and symposia -- Darwin Centennial | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Darwin medal | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Royal Society (Great Britain) | Crow, James F. | Cytogenetics | Darlington, Cyril Dean | Darwin, Charles | Dobzhansky, Theodosius | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila Information Service | Drosophila genetics | Dunn, Leslie Clarence | Ecology | Editorial matters | Educational matters | Embryology, developmental genetics | Evolution | Evolution (Biology) | Fellowships, assistantships | Fisher, Ronald Aylmer | Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, Sir, 1890-1962 | Ford, E. B. (Edmund Briscoe), | Ford, Edmund Brisco | Genetics | Genetics -- Birds | Genetics -- Butterflies, moths | Genetics -- Cats | Genetics -- Polymorphism | Genetics -- Research | Genetics -- Snails | Genetics -- Wasps | Genetics of plants | Graduate study | Graduate study -- Great Britain | Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson | Honors -- Walden prize | Human genetics | Human genetics -- Blood groups | Huxley, Julian | International Congress of Genetics | International Congress of Genetics -- Twelfth Congress | International Congress of Zoology | Invitations | Kettlewell, H. B. D. (Henry Be | Kettlewell, Henry Bernard Davis | Kimura, Motoo | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lectures, public speaking | Lectures, public speaking -- University of Liverpool | Lepidoptera -- Genetics | Lerner, Isadore Michael | Levene, Howard | Lewontin, Richard C., 1929- | Li, Ching Chun | MacDonald, W. W. | Manuscripts | Mayr, Ernst | Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 | McConnell, Richard B. | Medical genetics | Medical research | Mendel, Gregor | Mimicry (Biology) -- Genetic aspects | Molecular genetics | Natural selection | Notebooks | Oxford University | Photographs | Physiology | Political issues -- England | Population genetics | Publication | Publication -- American Naturalist | Publication -- Discovery | Publication -- Evolution | Publication -- Genetics | Publication -- Practical Genetics | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Referee's report | Requests for reprints | Research support | Reviews | Royal Society (Great Britain) | Royal Society (Great Britain). Aldabra Research Committee | Science Research Council (Great Britain) | Sheppard, P. M. (Philip MacDonald), 1921-1976 | Simpson, George Gaylord | Snails -- Genetics. | Society for the Study of Evolution | Solicitations for support or contribution -- University of California, Berkeley | Speciation | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Teaching | Teaching -- University of California, Berkeley | Travel -- Africa | Travel -- Brazil | Travel -- Canada | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- Surinam | Turner, John R. G. | Turner, John R. G. | University of Liverpool | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. -- Fieldwork | Wigglesworth, Vincent B. | Wright, Sewall | Zoology -- Classification



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Dates:
1928-1989
Abstract:  

Thomas F. Anderson (1911-1991) was a biophysicist and electron microscopist whose research included Raman spectroscopy; the physiology of yeast; the biological effects of radiation; the biological applications of electron microscopy; and the genetics of bacteria, bacterial viruses, and bacteriophage. He was a Professor of Biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania and a Senior Member of the Institute for Cancer Research in Fox Chase.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.75
Extent:
43 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Philosophical Society | Anderson, Andy, b. 1927 | Anderson, Thomas Foxen, 1911-1991 | Bacterial genetics | Bacterial genetics. | Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Bacteriophages | Bibliographical matters -- Schultz, Jack | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data -- Schultz, Jack | Biophysical Society | Biophysics | California Institute of Technology | Cancer, chemotherapy | Caspari, Ernst Wilhelm | Chance, Britton, 1913-2010 | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Columbia University | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Delbruck, Max. 60th birthday | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Horwitz Prize | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Pauling, Linus. 75th birthday | Crick, Francis, 1916-2004 | Crow, James F. | Cytogenetics | Demerec, M. (Milislav), 1895-1966 | Drosophila genetics | Electron Microscope Society of America | Electron microscopy | Fellowships, assistantships | Fellowships, assistantships -- Guggenheim | Genetics | Genetics Society of America | Gibbons, Ian R. (Ian Read), b. | Glass plate negatives | Hall, Cecil Edwin, b. 1912 | Hayes, William | Heidelberger, Michael | Hershey, A. D. (Alfred Day) | History of biology, especially genetics | Honors -- Horwitz Prize | Honors -- National Medal of Science | Human genetics | Institute for Medical Research | International Committee on Nomenclature of Viruses | International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics | Invitations | Israel, Vance | Jacob, Francois, 1920-2013 | Kellenberger, Eduard | Kozinski, Andrzej W. | Laboratory notes | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Latarjet, Raymond | Lederberg, Joshua | Luria, Salvador Edward | Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole | Metz, Charles W. | Mintz, Beatrice | Mirsky, Alfred Ezra | Molecular genetics | Monod, Jacques, 1910-1976 | Morgan, Thomas Hunt | Mudd, Stuart | National Academy of Sciences | National Cancer Institute (U.S.) | National Research Council (U.S.) | National Science Foundation, U.S. | Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994 | Philadelphia Electron Microscope Society | Photonegatives | Photoprints | Poetry and literature | Population genetics | Preservation of historical materials | Protozoan genetics | Publication | Publication -- Genetics | RCA Laboratories | Radiation -- Physiological effect | Radiation genetics | Raman spectroscopy | Recommendations | Referee's report | Requests for aid in finding positions | Richards, A. Glenn, Jr. | Schultz, Jack | Schultz, Jack,1904-1971. | Slides. | Smadel, Joseph E. (Joseph Edwi | Sonneborn, T. M. (Tracy Morton), 1905-1981 | Sonneborn, Tracy M. | Stanley, Wendell M. (Wendell Meredith), 1904-1971 | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Stereographs | Teaching | The Institute for Cancer Resea | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | U.S. Atomic Energy Commission | United States. National Institutes of Health | United States. Office of Naval Research | United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development | University of Pennsylvania. | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Viral genetics | Walker, Donald H., Jr. | Wollman, Elie | Wulff, Peter | Wyckoff, Ralph W. G. (Ralph Walter Graystone) | Yost, Don M., b. 1893 | Zinder, Norton D.



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Dates:
1919-1966
Abstract:  

The geneticist Milislav Demerec emigrated from Yugloslavia in 1919, spending nearly his entire career in the Department of Genetics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Working initially on the genetics of maize and later on Drosophila virilis, his research interests included radiation and chemical mutagenesis, and during the Second World War, penicillin and the genetics of antibiotic resistance. Demerec served as head of the laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor from 1941 until 1960. The Demerec collection contains the extant professional papers of Milislav Demerec, dating primarily from the time of his arrival at Cold Spring Harbor until his retirement. In addition to his correspondence with colleagues, the collection includes interesting material on the administration of Cold Spring Harbor laboratory during the 1940s and 1950s, data and research notes, material relating to professional organizations (e.g. Genetics Society of America, American Society of Naturalists), a lengthy series of lectures given by Demerec, and a large number of photographs pertaining to Demerec's research, but also to his colleagues and Cold Spring Harbor itself. There is also a Register of visitors to the laboratory (1927-1945) and a Milislav Demerec reprint list.
Call #:  
Mss.B.D394
Extent:
14.25 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Academic freedom | American Society of Naturalists | Antibiotics | Atomic Energy Commission | Babcock, E. B. (Ernest Brown), 1877-1954 | Bacterial genetics | Bacterial genetics -- Nomenclature | Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Bateson, Beatrice | Bibliographical matters | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Biographical and personal data -- Belling, John | Biographical and personal data -- Blakeslee, Albert Francis | Biographical and personal data -- Bridges, Calvin B. | Biographical and personal data -- Demerec, Milislav | Biographical and personal data -- Demerec, Rada | Biographical and personal data -- Muller, Hermann Joseph | Biographical and personal data -- Sutton, Eileen | Blakeslee, Albert Francis, 1874-1954 | Bridges, Calvin B. | Bridges, Calvin B. (Calvin Blackman), 1889-1938 | Bronk, Detlev W. (Detlev Wulf), 1897-1975 | Business | Business -- Grant proposals | Business -- Reports | C. W. Post College | California Institute of Technology | Cancer, chemotherapy | Cancer, chemotherapy -- Chemical mutagens | Carnegie Institution of Washington | Caspari, Ernst W., 1909-1988 | Castle, William E. (William Ernest), 1867-1962 | Certificates. | Chemical mutagenesis. | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory -- Department of Genetics | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. | Columbia University | Committee activities | Committee activities -- Reports | Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974 | Conferences and symposia | Conferences and symposia -- Bacterial genetics | Conferences and symposia -- Bacteriophage and viral genetics | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Cytogenetics | Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944 | Demerec, M. (Milislav), 1895-1966 | Diplomas. | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila -- Genetics | Drosophila Information Service | Drosophila genetics | Editorial matters | Editorial matters -- Journal of Heredity | Educational matters | Emerson, Rollins Adams | Emerson, Rollins Adams, 1873-1947 | Ephrussi, Boris, 1901-1979 | Evolution | Fellowships, assistantships | Fellowships, assistantships -- Buck, John B. | Fellowships, assistantships -- Delbruck, Max | Fellowships, assistantships -- Gustafsson, Ake | Fellowships, assistantships -- Hoecker, Frank E. | Fellowships, assistantships -- Slizynski, B. M. | Fellowships, assistantships -- Westergaard, Morgens | Genetics | Genetics -- Mutable genes | Genetics -- Mutation rates | Genetics -- Neurospora | Genetics -- Penicillium | Genetics -- Research | Genetics -- Variegation | Genetics -- Yeast | Genetics Society of America | Genetics of plants | Genetics of plants -- Barley | Genetics of plants -- Crepis | Genetics of plants -- Delphinium | Goldschmidt, Richard Benedict | Goldschmidt, Richard, 1878-1958 | Graduate study | Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964 | Hollaender, Alexander | Hollaender, Alexander, 1898-1986 | Honors | Honors -- American Philosophical Society | Human evolution, physical anthropology | Human genetics | International Congress of Genetics | International Congress of Genetics -- Eighth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Ninth Congress | International Congress of Genetics -- Tenth Congress | Invitations | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Lectures | Lectures, public speaking | Long Island Biological Association | Maize -- Genetics | Mangelsdorf, Paul C. | Medical research | Metz, Charles William, 1889-1975 | Moe, Henry Allen, 1894-1975 | Mouse genetics | Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967 | Muller, Hermann Joseph | Mutagens | Mutation (Biology) | National Academy of Sciences | National Academy of Sciences -- Committee on the Biological Effects of Atomic Radiation - Genetics Panel | National Research Council | National Science Foundation | Notebooks | Penicillin | Photographs | Plant genetics | Political issues | Political issues -- Yugoslavia | Population genetics | Publication | Publication -- Advances in Genetics | Publication -- American Naturalist | Publication -- Genetics | Radiation genetics | Radiogenetics | Recommendations | Recommendations -- Brink, R. Alex | Recommendations -- Carlson, Elof Axel | Recommendations -- Fano, Ugo | Recommendations -- Harnley, Morris H. | Recommendations -- Huskins, C. Leonard | Recommendations -- Slizynski, B. M. | Recommendations -- Spencer, Warren P. | Recommendations -- Waddington, Conrad Hal | Referee's report | Referee's report -- American Naturalist | Research support | Reviews | Rockefeller Foundation | Russian politics and science | Russian politics and science -- Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Scientific refugees | Sonneborn, T. M. (Tracy Morton), 1905-1981 | Timofeev-Resovskiĭ, N. V. (Nikolaĭ Vladimirovich), 1900-1981 | Travel -- Australia | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- Yugoslavia | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981 | Weaver, Warren | World War II -- Impact on science | World War II -- Yugoslavia | Zea (maize) genetics | Zoology -- Nomenclature.



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Dates:
1926-1978
Abstract:  

The psychologist and behavioral geneticist Bronson Price made important contributions to the study of the genetics of mental traits in twins. Receiving his doctorate from Stanford in 1934, Price began down a research path that led him to study under Aleksandr R. Luria in Moscow from 1934-1935, and thereafter to the Department of Psychology at Ohio State. In 1941, Price changed course professionally, entering into war-time government service, never to return to academia, working first with the National Office of Vital Statistics and later as a statistician with the Children's Bureau and the Office of Education. The Price Papers contains one linear foot of correspondence relating to Bronson Price's interests in genetics and eugenics, with an emphasis upon Price's post-doctoral experiences in the Soviet Union and his long-term interests in the genetic study of twins. In addition to fairly extensive correspondence with H. J. Muller and Lewis Terman, the collection includes interesting materials relating to the Foundation for Germinal Choice, eugenic sterilization, and an extensive bibliographic card file used by Price in his research on twins post-1940. This note is currently under review for revision.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.16
Extent:
4 Linear feet
Subjects:  

American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Eugenics Society | American Institute of Biological Sciences | American Society of Human Genetics | Bauer, Raymond | Beadle, George Wells | Behavior genetics. | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Behavioral genetics, IQ -- Twins | Bibliographical matters -- Twins | Biographical and personal data | Carter, Harold Augustine, 1916 | Challman, Robert C. (Robert Chester) | Communists -- United States | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Muller, Hermann Joseph. 70th birthday | Conrad, Herbert Spencer, 1904- | Cotterman, Charles William, 1914-1989 | Dahlberg, Gunnar, 1893-1956 | Darlington, C. D. (Cyril Dean), 1903-1981 | Dempster, Everett R. (Everett Ross) | Depressions -- 1929 | Dobzhansky, Theodosius | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drosophila -- Genetics | Educational matters | Embryology, developmental genetics -- Twins | Eugenics | Eugenics -- Foundation for Germinal Choice | Evolution | Evolution -- Humor | Fellowships, assistantships | Fisher, Ronald Aylmer | Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, Sir, 1890-1962 | Foundation for Germinal Choice. | Genetics | Genetics -- Soviet Union | Genetics Society of America | Glass, Bentley, 1906-2005 | Goldschmidt, Richard, 1878-1958 | Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson), 1892-1964 | Human Betterment Foundation | Human genetics | Human genetics -- Twins | Indiana University | Intelligence tests | International Congress of Genetics -- Seventh Congress | International Congress of Human Genetics | Invitations | Keeler, Clyde E. (Clyde Edgar), 1900-1994 | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Laboratory techniques, equipment -- U.S.S.R. | Lectures, public speaking | Levit, Solomon G. | Li, Ching Chun | Lorimer, Frank, 1894- | Miles, Walter R. (Walter Richard) | Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967 | Muller, Hermann Joseph | Nachtsheim, Hans, 1890-1979 | National Institutes of Health | Neel, James V. | Osborn, Frederick Henry | Osborn, Frederick, 1889-1981 | Osborn, Henry Fairfield | Philosophy of science -- Language of science | Photographs | Poetry and literature | Political issues | Political issues -- Loyalty oaths | Population genetics | Population, demography | Population, demography -- U.S.S.R. | Price, Bronson,1905-1978. | Psychology | Publication | Publication -- Newspaper clippings | Publication -- Principles of Human Genetics | Radiation -- Physiological effect | Radiation genetics | Recommendations | Reed, Sheldon C. (Sheldon Clark), 1910-2003 | Requests for aid in finding positions | Requests for reprints | Roscoe, Theodore | Russian politics and science | Russian politics and science -- Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich | Russian politics and science -- Twins | Scheinfeld, Amram | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs -- Population, demography | Scientific refugees | Shull, George Harrison, 1874-1954 | Simpson, George Gaylord | Slides. | Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 | Stadler, Lewis John | Stanford University | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Stebbins, G. Ledyard (George Ledyard), 1906-2000 | Sterilization (Birth control) | Stern, Curt, 1902-1981 | Teaching | Terman, Louis Madison, 1877-19 | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Travel -- U.S.S.R. | Twins -- Genetics | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Vavilov, Nikolai Ivanovich | Walker, Norma Ford | White, Ralph | World Health Organization, United Nations | World War II -- Impact on science



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Dates:
1930-2001
Abstract:  

The James V. Neel Papers document nearly every phase of the career of one of the founders of human population genetics in the United States. Neel was particularly thorough and organized, and retained virtually all of his significant scientific correspondence, committee reports, minutes of meetings, and drafts of manuscripts. The collection also includes data collected during Neel's work among the Xavante, Yanomanö and other indigenous populations. In a career that spanned the period from the late work of Thomas Hunt Morgan and Charles B. Davenport to the contemporary world of molecular genetics and nucleic acids, Neel knew, worked with, and corresponded with many of the most influential 20th century practitioners of genetics. The collection begins in earnest in 1943, after Neel had decided to focus on human genetics. Neel's work with Drosophila and none of his Drosophila manuscripts are found in the collection.
Call #:  
Mss.Ms.Coll.96
Extent:
115.5 Linear feet
Subjects:  

Agent Orange | American Eugenics Society | American Philosophical Society | American Society of Human Genetics | Amerindians | Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis | Anderson, Norman G. (Norman Gulack), b. 1919 | Anishinaabe | Anthropology | Anthropometry. | Asch, Timothy | Atland, Klaus | Atmospheric radiation. | Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission | Atomic Energy Commission | Atomic bomb | Atomic bomb -- History | Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima | Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi | Aymara Indians | Ayoreo Indians | Baniwa Indians | Beadle, George Wells | Bearn, Alexander G., 1923-2009 | Behavioral genetics, IQ | Biochemistry and organic chemistry | Biographical and personal data | Biographical and personal data -- Hadorn, | Biographical and personal data -- Stern, Curt | Black, Francis L., 1926-2007 | Borneo | Business | California Institute of Technology | Canamari Indians | Cancer, chemotherapy | Cayapo Indians | Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938- | Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl, Ukraine, 1986 | Chibcha language | Chippewa Indians | Coimbra, Carlos E. A., Jr., (Everaldo Alvares), 1959- | Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Conferences and symposia | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Dobzhansky, Theodosius. 70th birthday | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- Kimber Award | Congratulations, greetings, thanks -- National Academy of Sciences | Consanguinity | Correspondence. | Crick, Francis, 1916-2004 | Crow, James F. | Crow, James F. (James Franklin), 1916-2012 | Cytogenetics | Dausset, Jean, 1916-2009 | Demerec, M., (Milislav), 1895-1966 | Diabetes. | Dice, Lee R., (Lee Raymond), 1887-1977 | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Drafts (preliminary versions). | Dronamraju, Krishna R. | Drosophila genetics | Dunn, L. C. (Leslie Clarence), 1893-1974 | Dunn, Leslie Clarence | Editorial matters -- Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases | Educational matters -- Germany | Embryology, developmental genetics | Environmental health. | Eriksson, A. W., (Aldur W.), 1927- | Eugenics | Evolution | Fellowships, assistantships | Gelatin silver prints | Genetics -- Mutation rates | Genetics -- Research | Genetics of plants | Graduate study | Guam | Guaymi Indians | Hare, George Harrison | Hematology | Hemoglobin | Heredity | Hirado-han (Japan) | Hiroshima-shi (Japan) | History of biology, especially genetics | Honors -- Kimber Award | Hook, Ernest B., 1936- | Hopi Indians | Human genetics | Human genetics -- Race | Human population genetics. | Indians of Central America -- Costa Rica | Indians of Central America -- Panama | Indians of South America -- Brazil | Indians of South America -- Venezuela | International Congress of Genetics | International Congress of Genetics -- Tenth Congress | International Congress of Human Genetics -- Third Congress | Invitations | Kaingang Indians | Kevles, David J. | Kimura, Motoo | Kraho Indians | Layrisse, Miguel | Lectures | Lectures, public speaking | Lectures, public speaking -- Rockefeller University | Levi-Strauss, Claude | Li, Ching Chun | Linear energy transfer | Macusi Indians | Malaria | Maps. | Maroons | Marshall Islands | Maruba Indians | Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil : State) | Maybury-Lewis, David | McKusick, Victor A., (Victor Almon), 1921-2008 | Measles. | Medical research | Migliazza, Ernest C. | Miller, Robert W., 1921-2006 | Molecular genetics | Mongoloid race | Morton, Newton E., (Newton Ennis), 1929- | Motulsky, Arno G. , 1923- | Mouse genetics | Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967 | Muller, Hermann Joseph | Mustard gas | National Academy of Sciences | National Institutes of Health | National Research Council | Navajo Indians | Neel, James V. (James Van Gundia), 1915-2000 | Nesse, Randolph M. | Niswander, Jerry D. | Nuclear Weapons - Testing | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Ojibwa | Ojibwe people | Opitz, John M. | Panoan Indians | Photographs | Photomechanical prints | Piaroa Indians | Pima Indians | Plato, Chris C. | Political issues -- Environment | Political issues -- Pollution | Population Control | Population genetics | Preservation of historical materials | Public health -- United States. | Publication | Publication -- American Journal of Human Genetics | Publication -- American Naturalist | Publication -- Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases | Publication -- Genetics | Publication -- Quarterly Review of Biology | Quechua Indians | Radiation Effects Research Foundation. | Radiation genetics | Radiation. | Radioactive waste disposal | Recommendations | Referee's report | Requests for reprints | Research support | Retinoblastoma | Reviews | Rheumatic fever | Russian politics and science | Salzano, Francisco M. | Schull, William J. | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs -- Institute for the Study of Human Variation | Shull, George Harrison | Sickle Cell Anemia | Sketches. | Skolnick, Michael | Solicitations for support or contribution | Spielman, Richard S. | Stalker, Harrison Dailey | Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics | Stern, Curt | Stern, Curt, 1902-1981 | Sukernik, Rem I. | Sutton, H. Eldon, (Harry Eldon), 1927- | Teaching -- Columbia University | Tecumseh (Mich.) | Thalassemia | Tohono O'odham Indians | Travel -- Invitations, arrangements | Trio Indians | Tristan da Cunha | Tucuna Indians | Twins -- Genetics | University of Michigan | University of Rochester | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. | Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc. -- The Changing Man | Venezuela -- Description and travel. | Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975 | Wallace, Bruce, 1920-2015 | Wapishana Indians | Wayana Indians | Weiss, Kenneth M. | Willier, Benjamin Harrison | Woodruff, Ronny C. | World War I -- Germany | World War II -- Impact on science | Xavante Indians | Xingu River Valley (Brazil) | Yanomamo Indians | Yecuana Indians



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