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Edward O. Wilson papers, 1931-2015

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BOX 261-268 Press and Reviews, 1945-2008
Largely newspaper and magazine clippings, as well as journals, newsletters, catalogs, printed programs, and book excerpts containing references to Wilson, full-length articles about him, published interviews, reviews of his books, book notices, and press reporting on his speaking engagements and receipt of awards. The series traces the evolution of Wilson’s reputation over seven decades as a leading authority on ants, proponent and defender of sociobiology, popular university professor and speaker, best-selling author, and environmental advocate. Additional reviews of his books can be found in the Writings series.
Arranged chronologically by year of publication.
BOX 261 1945-1975
(4 folders)
BOX 262 1976-1980
(10 folders)
BOX 263 1981-1988
(10 folders)
BOX 264 1989-1993
(11 folders)
BOX 265 1993-1995
(10 folders)
BOX 266 1996-1998
(11 folders)
BOX 267 1999-2003
(11 folders)
BOX 268 2003-2007, undated
(8 folders)
BOX 268-274 Miscellany, 1932-2008
Awards and honors; biographical material; childhood ephemera including Boy Scout and Eagle Scout membership cards and a guide to butterflies; educational records including transcripts, notes, and writings from elementary and high school through graduate school at the University of Alabama; a small amount of family papers consisting largely of letters from Wilson’s mother; interview transcripts; a medical record; military applications; notes; a passport from a 1955 grant-funded trip to the South Pacific; photographs; and a proposed weekly schedule in 1979 that suggests how Wilson structured his days.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or topic.
BOX 268 Awards and honors
BOX 268 1969, member, National Academy of Sciences
BOX 268 1974, miscellaneous
BOX 268 1976, National Medal of Science, Washington, D.C.
BOX 269 1978, honorary degree, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
BOX 269 1979
BOX 269 Miscellaneous
BOX 269 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction for On Human Nature
BOX 269 1980, honorary degree, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
BOX 269 1981-1982, miscellaneous
BOX 269 1984, Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
BOX 269 1987
BOX 269 Honorary degree, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
BOX 269 National Zoological Park Medal in Zoology and Conservation, Washington, D.C.
BOX 269 1987-1988, miscellaneous
BOX 269 1989, Richard M. Weaver Award, Ingersoll Prizes, Chicago, Ill.
BOX 269 1990
BOX 269 Crafoord Prize, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
(2 folders)
BOX 269 Foreign member, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
BOX 269 Foreign member, Swedish Academy of Sciences
BOX 269 Gold Medal, Worldwide Fund for Nature
BOX 269 Miscellaneous
BOX 269 Prix de l'Institut de la vie, Paris, France
BOX 269 1991
BOX 269 Award for Service, Association of Systematics Collections
BOX 269 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction for The Ants
BOX 269 (1 folder)
BOX 270 (1 folder)
BOX 270 1992, miscellaneous
BOX 270 1993
BOX 270 Henry Shaw Medal, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Mo.
BOX 270 Honorary degree, Oxford University, Oxford, England
BOX 270 International Prize for Biology, Tokyo, Japan
BOX 270 1994, miscellaneous
BOX 270 1995
BOX 270 Audubon Medal, National Audubon Society
BOX 270 Laureate, Alabama Academy of Honor, Montgomery, Ala.
BOX 270 Miscellaneous
BOX 270 1996, miscellaneous
BOX 270 1997, miscellaneous
BOX 270 1998
BOX 270 Honorary degree, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
BOX 270 Miscellaneous
BOX 270 1999, miscellaneous
BOX 270 2000
BOX 270 King Faisal International Prize for Science, Saudi Arabia
BOX 271 Miscellaneous
BOX 271 2001, William A. Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, Calif.
BOX 271 2002, miscellaneous
BOX 271 2003, miscellaneous
BOX 271 2004
BOX 271 Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, Boston, Mass.
BOX 271 Honorary degree, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
BOX 271 Miscellaneous
BOX 271 2005
BOX 271 Honorary degree, Clark University, Worcester, Mass.
BOX 271 Navigator Life Achievement Award, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C.
BOX 271 2007, honorary degree, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
BOX 271 Biographical material, circa 1970-2006
BOX 271 Boy Scout and Eagle Scout memberships, 1944-1945, 1992
BOX 271 The Butterfly Guide pocket manual, signed by Wilson (1941-1942), 1935
BOX 271 Education
BOX 271 Elementary and high schools, Ala., 1940-1946
BOX 271 Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., fellowship award letter and transcripts, 1951-1955
BOX 272 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
BOX 272 Graduation program, 1949
BOX 272 Lab drawings, 1946-1947
BOX 272 "Last Blessing," short story by Wilson, circa 1946-1947
BOX 272 Speciation coursework with Ralph L. Chermock, 1950, 2000-2002
BOX 272 Transcripts and a receipt, 1947-1950
BOX 272 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., transcript (1950-1951), 1955
BOX 272 Ephemera and memorabilia, 1989-2007
BOX 272 Family papers
BOX 272 Family history, 2004-2006
BOX 272 Huddleston, Inez Linnette (mother)
BOX 272 Correspondence, 1946-1954, 1979, 1985, 1996-1998
BOX 272 Printed matter regarding and photographs of Wilson, 1959, 1969-1996
BOX 272 Minhinnette, Barbour ("Babs") Wilson
BOX 272 Correspondence, 1985-1993
BOX 272 Memoir, "White Sands of Time," 1985
BOX 272 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1951, 1976-2007
BOX 273 Wilson, Irene Kelley (wife), 1964, 1976-1981
BOX 273 Interview transcripts, 1988-2007
(2 folders)
BOX 273 Medical, 1964
BOX 273 Military applications, 1946-1960
BOX 273 Notes, 1978-2004
BOX 273 Passport, 1954-1955
BOX 273 Photographs
BOX 273 Of a drawing of bulldog ants of Australia, undated
BOX 273 Of other people, 1948, 1956, 1968, 1984, 1996, undated
BOX 273 Of places associated with Wilson, 1972, 1982-1996
BOX 273 Of Wilson
BOX 273 Childhood, circa 1932, 1942-1943
BOX 273 In laboratories, 1957-1960, 1970-1978
BOX 273 In the field, 1948-1955, 1968, 1980-1987, 1998
BOX 273 Miscellaneous photocopies and printouts, 1955, 1984, 1998-2008
BOX 273 Portraits
BOX 273 Contact sheets, 1980-1999
BOX 273 Prints, 1956, 1968, 1975-1989, 1996, undated See also Container OV 3, Two portrait photographs
(2 folders)
BOX 274 With others and at events
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