John Eatton Le Conte correspondence,1829-1851


Date: 1829-1851 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


There are letters to and from Thaddeus W. Harris, Frederick E. Melsheimer, Levi W. Leonard, Henry McMurtrie, and Margaretta Hall Morris, on topics in natural history.

Background note

John Eatton LeConte was an engineer and naturalist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1851.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from Boston Society of Natural History and accessioned, 1959 (1959 1031mf), and from Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 1959 (1959 1109mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Boston Society of Natural History and the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856
  • Le Conte, John Eatton, 1784-1860
  • Leonard, L. W. (Levi Washburn)
  • McMurtrie, Henry
  • Melsheimer, Friedrich Ernst, 1782-1873
  • Morris, Margaretta Hall


  • Natural history.