Josselyn Van Tyne papers, 1917-1957.

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Josselyn Van Tyne papers, 1917-1957.

Correspondence and other papers concerning his interest in birds, his activities with the Wilson Ornithological Club, and his scientific expeditions to Indochina and British Honduras in the late Twenties; and papers on student life at Harvard University, 1922-1925; also photographs. Correspondents include: Thomas Barbour, Richard E. Byrd, Alfred B. Connable, Harold J. Coolidge, Philip J. Darlington, Lee R. Dice, Frederick M. Gaige, Harry G. Kipke, David Rockefeller, Ralph E. Wheeler, and Norman A. Wood.

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Harvard University

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Van Tyne, Josselyn, 1902-1957

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Ornithologist and curator of birds in the Museum of Zoology, and professor of zoology at University of Michigan. From the description of Josselyn Van Tyne papers, 1917-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418664 Josselyn Van Tyne was born on May 11, 1902 in Philadelphia, PA. Following graduation from Culver Military Academy, he received his AB degree from Harvard University in 1925 and his doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Michi...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Zoology.

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University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Kipke, Harry G., 1899-1972.

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Football player at University of Michigan, later coach of the football team. From the description of Harry G. Kipke papers, 1917-1938. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423321 Kipke was born March 26, 1899 in Lansing, Michigan. As a high school athlete, Kipke earned thirteen letters, four each in football, basketball and football, and one in track. Entering the University of Michigan in 1921, Kipke became Michigan's first nine letter man as he won ...

Darlington, Philip Jackson, 1904-1983

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Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. (1904-1983) received his Ph. D. from Harvard in 1931. He was the Fall Curator of Coleoptera (1940-1962), Curator of Insects (1952-1962) and Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology (1962-1971) in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Boston), and several specialist societies. From the description of Papers of Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr., ca. 1924-1983 (i...

Byrd, Richard Evelyn Jr., 1888-1957

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Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr. (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was an American naval officer and explorer. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States, and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a segment of the Arctic Ocean, and a segment of the Antarctic Plateau. Byrd claimed that his ex...

Coolidge, Harold J. (Harold Jefferson), 1904-

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Coolidge was assistant curator of mammals at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard from 1929-1946. He served as executive director, Pacific Science Board, National Academy of Sciences from 1946-70. He was also associate in mammalogy at Harvard from 1946-70. Beginning in 1972, Coolidge served as honorary president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). From the description of Papers of Harold Jefferson Coolidge, 1904-1985 (inclusive) [...

University of Michigan. Museum of Zoology.

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Established as an independent unit in 1913, the origins of the Museum of Zoology date to 1837 when a natural history collection was authorized. During a trip around the world in the 1870s, Joseph Beal Steere amassed a large collection of zoological specimens. Zoology moved into the University Museum's building in 1928. From the description of Museum of Zoology (University of Michigan) records, 1876-1999 (bulk 1910-1955 and 1975-1989) (University of Michigan)....

Connable, Alfred B. (Alfred Barnes), 1904-

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Republican regent of the University of Michigan. From the description of Alfred B. Connable papers, 1925-1992 (bulk 1941-1957). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423217 Alfred B. Connable, Jr. served as a regent of the University of Michigan for sixteen years beginning in 1941. Connable, who was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on February 20, 1904, graduated from the University of Michigan in 1925. After completing a master's degree in business adminis...

Barbour, Thomas S. (Thomas Seymour), 1853-1915

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American naturalist. From the description of Letter, Boston, to Dr. Babcock, Beverly Farms. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15173919 ...

Wilson Ornithological Club.

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Gaige, Frederick H.

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Frederick M. Gaige was curator, Insect Division, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. His wife Helen T. Gaige was curator of reptiles and amphibians at the museum. From the description of Frederick M. and Helen T. Gaige photograph collection. 1890s-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 310115176 ...

Wood, Norman Asa, 1857-1943.

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Curator of Birds at University of Michigan Museum. From the description of Norman Asa Wood papers, 1848-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418611 ...

Dice, Lee Raymond 1887-1977

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Professor of zoology, and director of the Institute of Human Biology. From the description of Lee Raymond Dice papers, 1903-1964. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421488 Lee Raymond Dice was born July 15, 1887, in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Washington State College Preparatory School in 1907, received his B.A. from Stanford University in 1911 and his M.S. (1914) and Ph.D. (1915) from the University of California. Before comin...

Wheeler, Ralph Emerson, 1901-

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Rockefeller, David, 1915-....

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Honorary Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations. From the description of Oral history interviewee with David Rockefeller, 2007. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 660148869 ...