10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Natural history.

  1. Theodore Roosevelt Hunting Library, 1566-1926

    13 shelves ; 254 items . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is comprised primarily of late 19th and early 20th century publications on hunting, natural history, exploration, conservation, endangered species, cultural anthropology, ornithology and sport. The majority of the titles give instruction and techniques for hunting specific types of game in varying weather conditions, terrain and locations around the world. Other genres in the...

  2. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  3. Benjamin C. Gruenberg and Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg papers, 1878-1972

    45,000 items ; 137 containers plus 2 oversize ; 55.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Benjamin C. Gruenberg, author and educator. Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg, author and child study specialist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Gruenbergs' personal lives and professional careers.

  4. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  5. William T. Hornaday papers, 1866-1975

    40,000 items ; 116 containers plus 6 oversize ; 47.4 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.

  6. Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    5,850 items ; 18 containers plus 3 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

  7. Asa Gray papers, 1840-1859

    75 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist and professor of natural history at Harvard University. Invitation and correspondence of Asa Gray, his wife, Jane Loring Gray, and others to Elizabeth Carrington Morris and Margaretta Hare Morris and undated drafts of articles possibly by the entomologist Thomas Say intended for publication in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

  8. Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    15,070 items ; 45 containers plus 1 oversize ; 18.2 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and...

  9. William H. Littlewood papers, 1904-2007

    2,000 items ; 14 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.5 linear feet ; 3,637 digital files (2.24 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civilian oceanographer with the United States Navy and science attaché with the United States Foreign Service. Correspondence, cables, dispatches, memoranda, reports, journals, clippings, writings, newsletters, photographs, maps, ephemera, planning files, and reference materials primarily related to Operation Deep Freeze between 1955 and 1959.

  10. W.L. McAtee papers, 1803-1963

    40,000 items ; 116 containers ; 46.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist and ornithologist. Correspondence, research and writings, field notes and notebooks, poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings, calendars, diaries, memorabilia, scrapbook, wills, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the United States Fish and Wildlife...