Yale Peruvian Expedition papers 1908-1948
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Kodak, short for Eastman Kodak Company is a multinational technology company based in the United States. It was founded by George Eastman in 1888. Kodak is widely known for and internationally renowned for its photographic film products. It was one of the foremost photographic film businesses of the 20th Century. In 2009 as part of a major global restructuring programme, Kodak generously donated its research department's library to DMU Archives and Special Collections. T...
President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Anthropologist. Goddard held several curatorial positions with the American Museum of Natural History from 1909 to 1928. In 1914 he became Curator of Ethnology and from 1915 to 1928 he was a Lecturer in Anthropology at Columbia University. From the guide to the Pliny Earle Goddard American Indian Notebooks, 1901-1929., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Ethnologist, museum curator. Goddard was Curator of Ethno...
Republican congressman from Michigan, 1903-1911, and U.S. Senator, 1911-1922. From the description of Charles Elroy Townsend papers, 1905-1922. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422290 ...
Epithet: American financier and philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x0003c3 Edward Stephen Harkness (1874-1940) was a trustee of the New York Public Library. His wife and co-collector, Mary Stillman Harkness, died in 1950. From the guide to the Edward S. and Mary Stillman Harkness collection, ca. 1400-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...
Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Breckinridge : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727930 ...
Ales Hrdlicka was born in Bohemia and came to America in 1882. He received an M.D. degree from the New York Eclectic College (1892) and graduated from the New York Homeopathic College (1894). He also studied medicine and anthropology at the Sorbonne. Dr. Hrdlicka was assistant curator (1903-1910) and curator (1910-1943) of the Division of Physical Anthropology at the National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. He led numerous anthropological expeditions and did extensive research on prehisto...
Barbour (1884-1946) graduated from Harvard in 1906 and taught zoology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Thomas Barbour, 1905-1935 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972958 ...
Orator Fuller Cook (1867-1949) was born in Clyde, New York. He was educated at Syracuse University, receiving the Ph.B. degree in 1890. After graduation, Cook remained at Syracuse as an Instructor in the Biology Department. From 1891 to 1897, Cook made several trips to Liberia as an agent for the New York Colonization Society and at various times served as Professor of Natural Sciences at Liberia College. In 1895, Cook joined the staff of the United States National Museum (USNM), in an honorary ...
Charles Schuchert: Paleontologist; assistant to paleontologists, 1885-1891; participated in a geological survey of Minnesota, 1891-1892; preparer of fossils, Yale University, 1892-1893; assistant paleontologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 1893-1894; assistant curator paleontology, U.S. National Museum, 1894-1904; professor of paleontology, Yale University, 1904-1923, and curator, geological collection, Peabody Museum. From the description of Charles Schuchert papers, 1859-1943 (inclusiv...
Educator, archeologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Albert Anthony Giesecke : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742309 ...
Bowman became President of the Johns Hopkins University in 1935 and retired in 1948. During World War II Bowman served on the Policy Committee of the State Department and as Special Advisor to the Secretary of State. After retirement from JHU, he served as Chairman of the Economic Cooperation Administration's Committee on Overseas Territories. Isaiah Bowman (1878-1950) was a political geographer, advisor to the U.S. State Dept. and president of the Johns Hopkins Universi...
Walter Camp was an author, athletic director, chairman of the board of the New Haven Clock Company, and director of the Peck Brothers Company. He was general athletic director and head advisory football coach at Yale University from 1888-1914, and chairman of the Yale football committee from 1888-1912. Camp was director of the naval athletic program during World War I, and devised the Daily Dozen series of exercises. From the description of Walter Chauncey Camp papers, 1870-1983 (inc...
Epithet: LLD, Editor-in-Chief 'National Geographic Magazine' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000388 ...
American explorer, politician, and author. From the description of Letter : to [Edmund Clarence] Stedman, 1901 Dec. 27. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86157600 Hiram Bingham was a scholar, author, explorer, and politician, best remembered for discovering Machu Picchu. Born Hiram Bingham III to missionary parents in Hawaii, he gradually distanced himself from the missionary lifestyle and entered Yale with th...
Harrison Gray Dyar (1866-1929) was honorary Custodian of the National Museum's collection of lepidoptera for more than thirty years; he served largely as an unpaid curator, although he was briefly on the payroll of the Department of Agriculture. A graduate of Columbia University (Ph.D. 1895), he worked on lepidoptera, especially their larvae; larvae of saw flies, larvae of mosquitoes, and bacteria. Around the turn of the century, interest in mosquito-borne diseases attracted his attention; he an...
Gerrit Smith Miller was a cattle breeder who developed the Holstein-Friesian cattle breeding industry in the United States. He was a member of the New York State Legislature in 1880, and held several other positions as a public official. From the description of Gerrit Smith Miller papers, 1878-1937. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64071843 From the guide to the Gerrit Smith Miller papers, 1878-1937., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell Uni...
Epithet: Director, Harvard Astronomical Observatory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0000b9 Pickering (Harvard, S.B., 1865) taught astronomy at Harvard and was director of the Harvard College Observatory. From the description of Papers of Edward Charles Pickering, 1850-1918 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972845 ...
Harry Burr Ferris was born on May 21, 1865, in Greenwich, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College in 1887. Upon graduating, Ferris entered the Yale School of Medicine, from which he graduated, cum laude, in 1890. The following year, he began teaching at Yale School of Medicine as a professor of anatomy and later, he acted as chairman of the department. He stayed there until his retirement in 1933. Ferris also made important contributions to the field of anthropology. He had two children with...
Charles D. Hilles: insurance executive and politician; chairman of the Republican National Committee, 1912-1937; secretary to President Taft, 1911-1913; assistant secretary of the Treasury, 1909-1911; administrator of the Ohio Industrial School, 1892-1902, and of the New York Juvenile Asylum, 1902-1909. From the description of Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154071 Charles D. Hilles: insurance executive and p...
The eruption of Mount Katmai on the Alaska Peninsula in 1912 was one of the great volcanic events of modern history. The eruption covered the town of Kodiak with almost one foot of ash and the explosion was reportedly heard as far away as Juneau, 750 miles distant. To study this phenomena, the National Geographic Society launched several scientific investigating expeditions to Katmai and surrounding areas affected by the eruption. There was a brief expedition to Kodiak and Afognak Islands, led b...
The following brief biography is from "Who's Who in America," 1938-1939, New York, Marquis Co. The same reference is given in a footnote in the Utah Historical Quarterly, Vol. 7, 1939, page 10: Gregory, Herbert Ernest, 1869-1952--Geologist. He was born in Middleville, Michigan, October 15, 1869. He was the son of George and Jane (Bross) Gregory. He graduated with an A. B. degree from Yale University in 1896, and with a Ph.D. in 1899. He married Edna Earle Hop...
William Crawford Gorgas, an authority in the control of yellow fever, worked as sanitation expert in the preparation and construction of the Panama Canal. He was instrumental in the investigation and control of yellow fever in Cuba, Central and South America, and Africa. Gorgas was appointed Surgeon General of the United States Army January 1914. From the description of William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1912-1937. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244484754 A m...
Markham was the secretary to the Royal Geographical Society at the time of this letter. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1885. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226054113 1844 joined the Royal Navy as a cadet, sailed on HMS Collingwood to South America; 1850 transferred to the Arctic squadron; 1850-1851 sailed on the Assistance in search of Captain Sir John Franklin; 1852-1853 explored and researched in P...
George Parmly Day was born in 1876 and received a B.A. from Yale University in 1897. In 1907 Day organized the Yale Publishing Association, which became the Yale University Press in 1908. Day served as its president until 1944. In 1910 Day became treasurer of Yale and served as a successful fundraiser until 1942. He was one of four brothers described in his brother Clarence Day, Jr.'s Life With Father. George Parmly Day died in New Haven, Connecticut on October 24, 1959. From the des...