Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959

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Ross Granville Harrison was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on January 13, 1870. He graduated from Johns Hopkins (A.B., 1889; Ph.D., 1894) and the University of Bonn (M.D., 1899). He taught at Johns Hopkins (1896-1907) and at Yale University (1907-1959). Harrison conducted extensive scientific research in embryonic development and related fields, and produced several publications. At Yale, Harrison's administrative responsibilities included service as director of the Osborn Zoological Laboratory (1918-1938) and chairman of the Department of Zoology (1920-1938). He also served as chairman of the National Research Council (1938-1946). Harrison died on September 30, 1959.

From the description of Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154522

From the description of Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122450937

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referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Shryock, Richard Harrison, 1893-1972. Papers, [ca. 1918-1972]. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959. Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Journal of Experimental Zoology records 1891-1964 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959. Ross Granville Harrison papers, 1820-1975 (inclusive), 1889-1959 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Jennings, H. S. (Herbert Spencer), 1868-1947. Papers, ca. 1893-1947. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn John Spangler Nicholas papers, 1914-1963 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Jane M. Oppenheimer Papers, 1936-1962 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Journal of Experimental Zoology records, 1891-1964 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Office of the Director. Records of Henry A. Barton, 1931-1964. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn H. S. (Herbert Spencer) Jennings papers, ca. 1893-1947, Circa 1893-1947 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Raymond Pearl Papers, Circa 1895-1940 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Jacob Robbins papers, 1896-1974, 1896-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Richard Harrison Shryock papers, [ca. 1918-1972], Circa 1918-1972 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Pearl, Raymond, 1879-1940. Papers, ca. 1895-1940. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn L. C. Dunn Papers, ca. 1920-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Nicholas, John Spangler, 1893-. John Spangler Nicholas papers, 1914-1963 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Robbins, William Jacob, 1890-1978. Papers, 1898-1974. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944. Papers, 1874-1944. American Philosophical Society Library
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Canada
Germany
Germany
Canada
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Zoology
World War, 1939-1945--Science
World War, 1914-1918--Science
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
Jewish refugees
World War, 1939-1945--Displaced persons
Embryology
Biology
Amphibians--Physiology
Science--Study and teaching
Tissue culture
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Biologists
Editors
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Birth 1870-01-13

Death 1959-09-30

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