Laughlin, Harry Hamilton, 1880-1943

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Harry Laughlin was director of the Eugenics Records Office in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island from 1910-1940.

Laughlin, as one of the leaders in the eugenics movement, was interested in genetics research and furthering the eugenical cause.

From the description of Harry H. Laughlin papers, 1910-1939. (Truman State University). WorldCat record id: 50916227

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Eugenics Record Office. Papers, 1670-1964. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Leon Fradley Whitney autobiography, 1971, 1971 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Whitney, Leon Fradley, 1894-. Autobiography, [n.d.]. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Lucien Howe papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1907-1931 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Eugenics Record Office Records, 1670-1964 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Laughlin, Harry Hamilton, 1880-1943. Harry H. Laughlin papers, 1910-1939. Truman State University, Pickler Memorial Library
referencedIn Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944. Cold Spring Harbor Papers, ca. 1903-1940. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Papers, 1847-1933 Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Carnegie Institution of Washington. corporateBody
associatedWith Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944. person
associatedWith Draper, Wickliffe Preston. person
associatedWith Eddy, James G., 1881-1964. person
associatedWith Eugenics Record Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Eugenics Records Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947. person
associatedWith Goethe, C. M. (Charles Matthias), 1875-1966. person
associatedWith Grant, Madison, 1865-1937. person
correspondedWith Howe, Lucien, 1848-1928 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Olson, Harry, 1867-1935. person
associatedWith Osborn, Frederick, 1889-1981. person
associatedWith Plecker, Walter Ashby, b. 1861. person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Salmon, Walter J., d. 1953. person
associatedWith Whitney, Leon Fradley, 1894-. person
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United States
Involuntary sterilization


Birth 1880-03-11

Death 1943-01-26



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