Wilder gorilla miscellany, 1897-1976.


Cornell University. Dept. of Anthropology. Wilder gorilla miscellany, 1897-1976.

Wilder gorilla miscellany, 1897-1976.

Includes letter from Robert Yerkes to Lauriston Sharp, December 18, 1942, with data sheet concerning the gorilla and his brain; typescript copy of an excerpt from the ITHACA JOURNAL, May 21, 1897, regarding the acquisition of the gorilla by Cornell University; two photographs of gorilla; and an article, "The Ape in Stateroom 10" from NATURAL HISTORY, 1976, by John Whittaker and Kenneth A. R. Kennedy, concerning Burt Green Wilder's interest in gorilla neurological anatomy.

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