Ernst Mayr papers, 1946, 1974-1979 Bulk, 1974-1979 1946-1979

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Ernst Mayr papers, 1946, 1974-1979, Bulk, 1974-1979, 1946-1979

Ernst Mayr papers, 1946, 1974-1979 Bulk, 1974-1979 1946-1979

This collection includes documents (correspondence, drafts of talks, personal data sheets) relating to the Conference on Evolutionary Synthesis, which met in Boston in May and October 1974, and was sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. There is background material on the organization of the conference, as well as correspondence, especially with William B. Provine, on the editing and publication of the proceedings (Mayr and Provine, eds., "The Evolutionary Synthesis..." 1980).

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