9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Zoology.

  1. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894

    5,700 items. 16 containers. 3 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and professor. Chiefly correspondence along with specimen lists, resolutions, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Gibbes's career as professor of astronomy, mathematics, and physics at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Includes his correspondence with other scientists on the subjects of astronomy, botany, chemistry, geology, meteorology, physics, and zoology. Other subjects relate to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution.

  2. A.K. Fisher papers, 1827-1957

    17,000 items. 55 containers plus 2 oversize. 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist, naturalist, and zoologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, articles and speeches, family papers, field notes and records, memoranda, reports, drawings, bibliographic cards on birds, plants, and animals, maps, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist.

  3. Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924

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

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Joseph Sanford Wade papers, 1898-1955

    14,000 items. 32 containers. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Zoologist and entomologist. Correspondence, notes, journals, and scientific and literary writings relating primarily to Wade’s career as a scientist.

  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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 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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  8. Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    60,000 items. 186 containers. 74.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

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  9. Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.