Papers, 1936-1977.


Stalker, Harrison Dailey, 1915-1982. Papers, 1936-1977.

Papers, 1936-1977.

This collection of correspondence, reports, and manuscripts concerns Stalker's research in genetics and evolutionary biology, particularly the evolutionary genetics of Drosophila. Most of the letters are scientific, although the usual academic politics in various departments is mentioned. There is also material on the Society for the Study of Evolution (1970).

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