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BOX OV 1-OV 4 Oversize, 1947-2007
Drawings, booklets, brochures, event posters from speaking engagements, promotional posters for books, photographs, a list, and a map. Among these items is a checklist of ants in the United States in 1947, a map showing the spread of fire ants in 1967, a tear sheet from Esquire magazine featuring Wilson among “The 100 Best People in the World,” a handmade poster protesting Wilson’s session at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in 1978, and drawings used in two of his books, The Diversity of Life and Sociobiology: The New Synthesis.
Listed and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the material was removed. Physically grouped and housed by size of the items, with containers numbered sequentially according to the physical arrangement.
BOX OV 1 General Correspondence
BOX OV 1 Checklist of ants of the United States, 1947 (Container 41, Cole, Arthur C.)
BOX OV 1 Mockup of booklet containing quote by Wilson, undated (Container 42, Conservation International)
BOX OV 1 Color brochure for book project: “The Tree in the Mayan World,” sent by Regina Esquivel-Obregón, 2007 (Container 62, "Ei-Eu" general)
BOX OV 1 Tear sheet for "The 100 Best People in the World," 1997 (Container 66, Esquire magazine)
BOX OV 4 Original drawing by Francesco Martin, 2002 (Container 109, "Maa-Mar" general)
BOX OV 1 Inscribed book, A Lingering and Hastening: A Portrait of Magnolia Springs, 2005 (Container 164, Turner, Ronald F.)
BOX OV 2 Subject File
BOX OV 2 Handmade poster protesting Wilson by the Committee Against Racism, 1978 (Container 181, American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting)
BOX OV 2 Speaking Engagements
BOX OV 2 Event poster, Hitchcock Lectures, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1972 (Container 189, 1972, Apr., Hitchcock)
BOX OV 2 Event poster, Society of the Sigma Xi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y., 1972 (Container 189, 1972, Nov., Society of the Sigma Xi)
BOX OV 2 Event poster for Bartram Lecture, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1976 (Container 189, 1976, Jan.-Dec., miscellaneous)
BOX OV 2 Event poster, Tanner Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1979 (Container 189, 1979, Mar., Tanner)
BOX OV 2 Event poster, opening ceremony, Julian Huxley Archive, Rice University, Houston, Tex., 1984 (Container 191, 1984, Mar., Opening)
BOX OV 2 Event poster, Clark Art Museum, Williamstown, Mass., 1990 (Container 192, 1990, Jan.-Nov., miscellaneous)
BOX OV 2 Event poster, Harvard Divinity School, Dudleian Lecture, Cambridge, Mass., 1991 (Container 192, 1991, Jan. Dec., miscellaneous)
BOX OV 2 Event posters, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill, N.C., and Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, Maine, 2004 (Container 200, 2004, Jan.-Nov., miscellaneous)
BOX OV 2 Event poster, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., undated (Container 205, Undated)
BOX OV 3 Writings
BOX OV 3 Publisher's promotional poster featuring Consilience, 1998 (Container 211, Promotion)
BOX OV 3 Publisher's promotional poster for The Diversity of Life, circa 1992 (Container 217, Dust jacket and promotion)
BOX OV 3 Drawings used in Promethean Fire, 1982 (Container 235, Illustration)
BOX OV 3 Drawings for Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, 1973-1975 (Container 240, Original sketches)
BOX OV 3 Miscellany
BOX OV 3 Two portrait photographs of Wilson, 1976, 1996 (Container 273, Prints)
BOX OV 3 Papers of Others
BOX OV 3 Map of the United States showing fire ant geographical coverage, 1967 (Container 284, Fire Ant Committee)

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