Genetics Collection, 1884-1971

Mss.575.109.C67

Date: 1884-1971 | Size: 1.5 Linear feet, Ca. 1200 items, 1.5 linear feet

Abstract

This miscellaneous collection relates to numerous topics in genetics: cattle breeding (especially the American Jersey Cattle Club), longevity, radiation, International Congress of Genetics (the 10th, 11th, and 13th), Gregor Mendel, aid for refugee scientists, and the records of the Genetics Society of America (1947-1974). The photographs series accession # 1968 433pr, was added to the finding aid in 2016.

Collection Information

Physical description

Ca. 1200 items (1.5 linear ft.).

Provenance

Presented by Everett Dempster, John Gowen, Alexander Hollaender, Hugo Iltis, Joshua Lederberg, and Mrs. H. J. Muller, 1970-1974; initial accession, 08/31/1970.

Photographs accession # 1968 433pr. Added to finding aide 11/29/2016.

Genetics Note

AuthorFormatDate
Bateson, William N.Correspondence (2 items)1905-1909
Bridges, Calvin B.Correspondence (1 item)1937
Alexander Hollaender Papers -- Genetics Society of AmericaCorrespondence (57 items)1947-1974
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Focke, Wilhelm OlbersCorrespondence (1 item)1914
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Gowen, John WhittemoreManuscripts (3 items)n.d.
Hugo Iltis Papers -- International Congress of Genetics. Tenth CongressRecords (6 folders)1955-1958
Hugo Iltis Papers -- International Congress of Genetics. Thirteenth CongressRecords (12 folders)1971-1973
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Johannsen, WilhelmPhotographs (25 photographs, 2 letters)1969
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Kerkis, Julius J.Manuscripts (1 item)1935
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Lederberg, JoshuaCorrespondence (32 items)1946-1957
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Mendel, GregorManuscripts (3 photocopies)n.d.
Hugo Iltis Papers -- Weismann, AugustCorrespondence (1 item)1906
Muller, Hermann JosephCorrespondence (4 items)1946-1947

Indexing Terms


Corporate Name(s)

  • American Jersey Cattle Club
  • Genetics Society of America.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bateson, William, 1861-1926
  • Bridges, Calvin B. (Calvin Blackman), 1889-1938
  • Buzzati-Traverso, Adriano A.
  • Demerec, M. (Milislav), 1895-1966
  • Dempster, Everett R. (Everett Ross)
  • Gowen, John Whittemore, 1893-1
  • Hollaender, Alexander, 1898-1986
  • Lederberg, Joshua
  • Mendel, Gregor, 1822-1884
  • Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967
  • Schindler, Alois
  • Stadler, Janice B.
  • Umaersus, Magnhild
  • Various authors
  • Virtanen, A. I. (Artturi Ilmari), 1895-1973

Subject(s)

  • Biology -- Research
  • Breeding.
  • Cattle -- Breeding.
  • Genetics -- Research.
  • Longevity -- Genetic aspects.
  • Political refugees.
  • Radiation -- Physiological effects.


Detailed Inventory

Selected Inventory from Genetics Subject Guide
  
Bateson, William N.
1905-1909Correspondence ( 2 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 2 items )


Subject(s): Publication; History of biology, especially genetics -- Mendel, Gregor

Bridges, Calvin B.
1937Correspondence ( 1 item )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 1 item )


Subject(s): Genetics -- Mutation rates; Cytogenetics

Alexander Hollaender Papers
  
Genetics Society of America
1947-1974Correspondence ( 57 items ); 8 folders

General physical description: Correspondence ( 57 items )


Subject(s): Scientific organizations, meetings, programs; Radiation genetics; Political issues; Genetics Society of America; Displaced German scholars; Conferences and symposia

Hugo Iltis Papers
  
Focke, Wilhelm Olbers
1914Correspondence ( 1 item )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 1 item )


Subject(s): Mendel, Gregor

Gowen, John Whittemore
n.d.Manuscripts ( 3 items )

General physical description: Manuscripts ( 3 items )


Subject(s): Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc.; Genetics -- Cattle

International Congress of Genetics. Tenth Congress
1955-1958Records ( 6 folders )

General physical description: Records ( 6 folders )


Subject(s): Publication -- International Congress of Genetics Proceedings; International Congress of Genetics -- Tenth Congress; Conferences and symposia

International Congress of Genetics. Thirteenth Congress
1971-1973Records ( 12 folders )

General physical description: Records ( 12 folders )


Subject(s): International Congress of Genetics -- Thirteenth Congress; Conferences and symposia

Johannsen, Wilhelm
1969Photographs ( 25 photographs, 2 letters )

General physical description: Photographs ( 25 photographs, 2 letters )


Subject(s): Biographical and personal data; Photographs

Kerkis, Julius J.
1935Manuscripts ( 1 item )

General physical description: Manuscripts ( 1 item )


Subject(s): Drosophila genetics

Lederberg, Joshua
1946-1957Correspondence ( 32 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 32 items )


Subject(s): Molecular genetics; Human genetics; Genetics; Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Bacteriophage and viral genetics; Bacterial genetics

Mendel, Gregor
n.d.Manuscripts ( 3 photocopies )

General physical description: Manuscripts ( 3 photocopies )


Subject(s): Mendel, Gregor

Weismann, August
1906Correspondence ( 1 item )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 1 item )


Subject(s): Mendel, Gregor

Muller, Hermann Joseph
1946-1947Correspondence ( 4 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 4 items )


Subject(s): Requests for aid in finding positions; International Congress of Genetics -- Sixth Congress; Genetics Society of America -- Committee on Aid to Geneticists Abroad; Genetics of plants; Cytogenetics; Solicitations for support or contribution; Scientific refugees; Savicki, Wieczeslav; Russian politics and science -- Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich; Russian politics and science

Photographs
  
F8.23.7. Oswald Theodore Avery, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.8. Erwin Baur, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.9. Albert Francis Blakeslee, bust, profile, informal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.10. Calvin B. Bridges, half length, 3/4 profile, informal, seated.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.11. William Ernest Castle, half legth, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.12. Leon Jacob Cole, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.13. Lucien Cuenot, 3/4 length, 3/4 profile, formal, standing.
1935Size: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.14. Edwin Grant Couklin, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.15. Charles Benedict Davenport, 3/4 length, informal, seated.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.16. Edward Murray East, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.17. Rollins Adams Emerson, half length, profile, informal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.18. Wilhelm Olbers Focke, half length, formal, seated.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.19. Sir Francis Galton, reprodction of painting, bust, informal, seated.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.23.20. Carl Frederich Goestner, reproduction of painting, half length, formal, seated.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.24.1. Richard Benedict Goldschmidt, half length, 3/4 profile, informal, seated in front of microscope in laboratory.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photoprintLH-B-33
F8.24.2. J.B.S. Haldane, charcoal drawing, bust, 3/4 view, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.3. J. Arthur Harris, bust.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.4. Heinrich Ernst Karl Jordan,bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.5.  Albert Kolliker, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.6. Joseph Gottlieb Kolreuter, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.7. Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.8. Thomas Hunt Morgan, bust, informal, seated in front of microscope in laboratory.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.9. Carl Wilhelm von Nageli, bust, 3/4 profile, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.10. Karl Pearson, pencil drawing, bust, profile.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.11. Otto Renner,bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.12. George H. Shull, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.13. Louis John Stadler, bust, 3/4 profile, informal, standing against a wall.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.14. Edward Strasburger, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 26 x 18 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.15. Kametaro Toyama half length, formal, seated.
undatedSize: 25 x 17.5 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.16. D. Weinberg, bust, 3/4 profile, formal.
undatedSize: 25 x 17.5 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.17. August Weismann, half length, fromal, seated.
undatedSize: 25 x 19 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.18. Edmund Beecher Wilson, half length, profile, seated.
undatedSize: 25 x 19 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.19. Sergei Tschetverikoff bust, profile, seated.
undatedSize: 24.5 x 17 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.24.20. Louis Leveque de Vilmorin, portrait drawing, bust, formal.
undatedSize: 25.5 x 17 cm. Format: 1 photomechanical printLH-B-33
F8.30.11. Theodor Boverie (1862-1915) portrait
undatedSize: image 25.5 x 19 cm. Format: 1 printLH-B-33
F8.30.13. Erich von Tschermak
1871Size: image a.: 25 x 20.2 cm., image b: 17.5 x 12.5 cm. Format: 2 printsLH-B-33
F8.30.14. Wilkelm Ludwig Johannsen (1857-1927)
undatedSize: image 25.1 x 17.6 cm. Format: 1 printLH-B-33
F8.30.15. William Bateson
undatedSize: image 25.2 x 17.5 cm. Format: 1 printLH-B-33
F8.30.16. Hugo De Vries
undatedSize: image 24.5 x 17 cm. Format: 1 printLH-B-33
F8.30.17. Carl Franz Joseph Corvens
undatedSize: image a. 25.5 x 17.8 cm., image b. 18.1 x 12.7 cm. Format: 1 print, 1 photoimageLH-B-33
F11.8.20. Charles Naudin
undatedSize: image 28 x 21 cm. Format: 1 printLH-B-33
U5.3.27. William Bateson
undatedSize: image 18.2 x 12.8 cm. Format: 1 photoimageLH-B-33
U5.3.28. Carl Franz Joseph Erich Correns (1864-1933)
undatedSize: image 18.2 x 12.8 cm. Format: 1 photoimageLH-B-33
U5.3.29. Hugo de Vries (1848-1935)
undatedSize: image 18.2 x 12.5 cm. Format: 1 photoimageLH-B-33
U5.3.30. William Ludwig Johannsen (1857-1925)
undatedSize: image 17.8 x 12.6 cm. Format: 1 photoimageLH-B-33
U5.3.31. Erich von Tschermak
undatedSize: image 18.2 x 12.7 cm. Format: 1 photoimageLH-B-33