20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Biology.

  1. Philip Hauge Abelson papers, 1924-2002

    59,000 items. 176 containers plus 1 oversize. 70.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Nuclear physicist, chemist, and editor. Correspondence, notes, reports, speeches and writings, and other papers documenting Abelson's contribution to scientific policy-making through committees, organizations, and publications.

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  2. Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924

    11,000 items. 60 containers plus 1 oversize. 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physiologist and educator. General, professional, and family correspondence, biographical data, speeches, awards, photographs, and other material, including Loeb's laboratory notebooks and drafts of his scientific writings relating to the development of the tropism theory.

  3. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items. 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and 19,163 digital files (242.6 MB). 690.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's career as a scientist and educator and the collaboration of Sagan and Druyan on articles, books, television shows, movies, and other projects.

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  4. Barry Commoner papers, 1915-2009

    169,000 items. 528 containers plus 16 oversize. 217 linear feet. 142 digital files (0.39 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, research files, subject files, organizational files, printed matter, photographs in both physical and digital formats, and other papers documenting Commoner's career as a biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Subjects include the physiochemical basis of biological processes, moral obligations of scientists, ecology, and the politics of environmental stewardship.

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  5. C. Hart Merriam papers, 1864-1938

    5,000 items. 71 containers plus 1 oversize. 28.5 linear feet. 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naturalist, zoologist, and ethnologist. Correspondence, writings, journals, bibliographies, maps, and other papers. Includes journals of scientific expeditions and compilations of Indian vocabularies, with accompanying large-scale maps showing the distribution of all known Indian tribes in California and Nevada, as well as notes relating to the Adirondack Mountains and files pertaining to other sites and regions in the United States and abroad. Contains subject material relating to the Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration and the Harriman Alaska Expedition.

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  6. Edward O. Wilson papers, 1931-2015

    95,000 items. 284 containers plus 4 oversize. 120 linear feet. 975 digital files (140,000 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, field notes, reports, memoranda, minutes, conference papers, grant applications, lists, teaching files, awards and honors, book reviews, press clippings, photographs, family papers, school records, military applications, printed matter, digital files, and audiovisual recordings chronicling most aspects of Wilson’s professional life, including his seminal research and writings on ants, sociobiological investigations into the evolutionary and genetic basis of social behavior, and environmental advocacy.

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  7. Lynn Margulis papers, 1965-2013

    12,500 items. 37 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.6 linear feet. 115 digital files (24.21 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biologist. Manuscript drafts, articles, markups, correspondence, proposals, and teaching guides relating to Margulis's career as a science author and educator.

  8. Thomas Eisner papers, 1945-2011

    35,000 items. 100 containers. 40 linear feet. 43 digital files (.98 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biologist, entomologist, and conservationist. Awards, correspondence, desk calendars, grants and projects, lecture abstracts, newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, slides, teaching material, testimonies, subject files, writings, and other papers documenting Eisner's career as a biologist and entomologist and his activities and interests pertaining to chemical ecology, conservation, and human rights. Material in digital format include Eisner's speaking engagements and television appearances and interviews.

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  9. Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2007

    23,600 items. 69 containers plus 1 oversize. 27.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

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  10. Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von Berlepsch, correspondence, 1874-1913

    1,100 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    German ornithologist. Principally letters received by Berlepsch from ornithologists concerning neotropical birds. Topics include the collection of bird skins and eggs, the illustration of birds, taxidermy, and taxonomy.