Aronson, Lester R. (Lester Ralph), 1911-1996

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Lester R. Aronson was a biologist and animal behaviorist at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) from 1938 to 1977; curator, 1949- and chairman 1958-1977, Dept. of Animal Behavior; chairman emeritus 1977- ; he died in 1996.

Paul Kammerer was a biologist at the Vienna Biologisches Versuchsanstalt (Institute for Experimental Biology).

He committed suicide following accusations of falsifying experimental evidence.

Gladwyn Kingsley Noble was a herpetologist and animal behaviorist at the AMNH from 1917 to 1940; curator, Dept. of Herpetology and Experimental Biology, 1924-1940.

From the description of Collection on the Kammerer/Noble midwife toad scandal, 1903-1990 (bulk 1923-1975). (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 55042860

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Animal Behavior. corporateBody
associatedWith Bateson, William, 1861-1926. person
associatedWith Kammerer, Paul, 1880-1926. person
associatedWith Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983. person
associatedWith Noble, Gladwyn Kingsley, 1894-1940. person
associatedWith Przibram, Hans, 1874- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Alytes obstetricans
Ciona intestinalis
Fraud in science
Inheritance of acquired characters


Birth 1911-04-09

Death 1996-04-07





Ark ID: w6z05wks

SNAC ID: 43964626