Harrison Dailey Stalker papers, 1936-1977

Mss.Ms.Coll.23

Date: 1936-1977 | Size: 2 Linear feet

Abstract

This collection of correspondence, reports, and manuscripts concerns Stalker's research in genetics and evolutionary biology, particularly the evolutionary genetics of Drosophila. Most of the letters are scientific, although the usual academic politics in various departments is mentioned. There is also material on the Society for the Study of Evolution (1970).

Background note

Harrison Dailey Stalker was a geneticist and zoologist.

Scope and content

Correspondence, reports, manuscripts, research data. Letters deal with scientific matters, academic politics, and the affairs of the Society for the Study of Evolution.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 linear feet.

Provenance

Presented by Mrs. H. D. Stalker and accessioned, 06/22/1983 (1983 826ms).

Accruals:

One linear foot of mounted photographs illustrating Drosophila chromosomes from accession M2003-29 (Hampton L. Carson Papers, Mss.Ms.Coll.83) were transferred to the Stalker Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.23), as per Carson's wishes.

Date of transfer: 10/22/2020 by Susan Laquer

Genetics Note

AuthorFormatDate
Carson, Hampton L.Correspondence (2 folders)1951-1975
Dobzhansky, TheodosiusCorrespondence (8 items)1938-1969
Glass, BentleyCorrespondence (4 items)1948-1953
Levitan, MaxCorrespondence (3 folders)1947-1972
Lewontin, Richard CharlesCorrespondence (6 items)1965-1969
Mayr, ErnstCorrespondence (5 items)1946-1948
Miller, Dwight D.Correspondence (3 folders)1941-1970
Muller, Hermann JosephCorrespondence (2 items)1966
Patterson, John ThomasCorrespondence (18 items)1940-1946
Reed, Sheldon ClarkCorrespondence (1 item)1946
Society for the Study of EvolutionRecords (4 folders)1970
Spencer, Warren P.Correspondence (3 folders)1935-1975
Stern, CurtCorrespondence (8 items)1940-1970
Sturtevant, Alfred HenryCorrespondence (2 folders)1938-1962

Indexing Terms


Corporate Name(s)

  • Society for the Study of Evolution

Genre(s)

  • Manuscripts (for publication).
  • Reports.

Personal Name(s)

  • Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1914-2004
  • Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975
  • Glass, Bentley, 1906-2005
  • Levitan, Max
  • Lewontin, Richard C., 1929-
  • Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005
  • Miller, Dwight Dana
  • Muller, H. J. (Hermann Joseph), 1890-1967
  • Reed, Sheldon C. (Sheldon Clark), 1910-2003
  • Spencer, Warren P.
  • Stalker, Harrison D. (Harrison Dailey), 1915-1982
  • Sturtevant, A. H. (Alfred Henr

Subject(s)

  • Biology.
  • Drosophila.
  • Evolution.
  • Genetics.


Detailed Inventory

Selected Inventory from Genetics Subject Guide
  
Carson, Hampton L.
1951-1975Correspondence ( 2 folders )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 2 folders )


Subject(s): Zoology; Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.); Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc.; Conferences and symposia; Cytogenetics; Drosophila genetics; Drosophila genetics -- Nomenclature; Genetics of plants; Laboratory techniques, equipment; Publication -- Genetics; Scientific organizations, meetings, programs -- Committee activities; Travel -- Australia; Travel -- Hawaii; Travel -- Japan; University of Hawaii; University of Melbourne

Dobzhansky, Theodosius
1938-1969Correspondence ( 8 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 8 items )


Subject(s): Travel -- Mexico; Sturtevant, Alfred Henry; Stern, Curt; Publication; National Institutes of Health; Graduate study; Drosophila genetics

Glass, Bentley
1948-1953Correspondence ( 4 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 4 items )


Subject(s): Reviews; Editorial matters -- Quarterly Review of Biology; Drosophila genetics

Levitan, Max
1947-1972Correspondence ( 3 folders )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 3 folders )


Subject(s): Laboratory techniques, equipment; Drosophila genetics; Dobzhansky, Theodosius; Carson, Hampton L.; Botany and plant genetics; Wallace, Bruce; Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc.; Teaching; Publication -- Evolution; Population genetics

Lewontin, Richard Charles
1965-1969Correspondence ( 6 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 6 items )


Subject(s): Referee's report -- American Naturalist; Recommendations; American Society of Naturalists -- Committee activities

Mayr, Ernst
1946-1948Correspondence ( 5 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 5 items )


Subject(s): Publication -- Evolution; Editorial matters; Drosophila genetics; Carson, Hampton L.

Miller, Dwight D.
1941-1970Correspondence ( 3 folders )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 3 folders )


Subject(s): Conferences and symposia; Carson, Hampton L.; California Institute of Technology; Biographical and personal data; World War II -- Impact on science; Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc.; Travel -- Canada; Sturtevant, Alfred Henry; Research support; Laboratory techniques, equipment; Drosophila genetics; Cytogenetics

Muller, Hermann Joseph
1966Correspondence ( 2 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 2 items )


Subject(s): Political issues; Lectures, public speaking; Evolution

Patterson, John Thomas
1940-1946Correspondence ( 18 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 18 items )


Subject(s): Stone, Wilson Stuart; Laboratory techniques, equipment; Drosophila genetics; Cytogenetics; Conferences and symposia; University of Texas

Reed, Sheldon Clark
1946Correspondence ( 1 item )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 1 item )


Subject(s): Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc.; Statistics, biostatistics, biometrics; Drosophila genetics

Society for the Study of Evolution
1970Records ( 4 folders )

General physical description: Records ( 4 folders )


Subject(s): American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Institute of Biological Sciences; Business; Committee activities; Conferences and symposia; Educational matters; Evolution; Lewontin, Richard Charles; National Science Foundation; Political issues; Publication -- Evolution; Scientific organizations, meetings, programs; Unpublished manuscripts, notes, etc.

Spencer, Warren P.
1935-1975Correspondence ( 3 folders )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 3 folders )


Subject(s): World War II -- Impact on science; University of Rochester; Biographical and personal data; Drosophila genetics; Fellowships, assistantships; Graduate study; Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole; Neel, James V.; Patterson, John Thomas; Publication; Publication -- Genetics; Recommendations; Stern, Curt; Sturtevant, Alfred Henry; Teaching

Stern, Curt
1940-1970Correspondence ( 8 items )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 8 items )


Subject(s): University of Rochester; Teaching; Spencer, Warren P.; Photographs; Human genetics; Hadorn, Ernst; Drosophila genetics; Congratulations, greetings, thanks

Sturtevant, Alfred Henry
1938-1962Correspondence ( 2 folders )

General physical description: Correspondence ( 2 folders )


Subject(s): Stern, Curt; Spencer, Warren P.; Research support; Fellowships, assistantships -- California Institute of Technology; Drosophila genetics