Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899


Date: 1817-1899 | Size: 29 microfilm_reel(s)


These are the professional, personal, and family papers of Marsh, and include correspondence and unpublished writings.

Background note

Othniel Charles Marsh was a paleontologist and was President of the National Academy of Science.

Collection Information

Physical description

29 microfilm reels.


Restrictions on Use:

These materials are not to be published or reproduced photographically without permission of the Yale University Library.


Received from Yale University Library and accessioned, 1972 (1972 2318mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Yale University Library (See RLIN entry CTYV84-A353).

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

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
  • Peabody Museum of Natural History.
  • Yale University.


  • Microfilm Collection


  • Natural history.
  • Paleontology.