Stephen Jay Gould papers, 1899-2004 (inclusive), 1941-2002 (bulk).
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Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999
Chairman, anthropology department, Rutgers University. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526480 Ashley Montagu (1905-1999) was a British anthropologist and social biologist, perhaps best known for his critical analysis of the question of race. Montague Francis Ashley Montagu was born Israel Ehrenberg in London, England on June 28, 1905. He studied at th...
Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...
Chomsky, Noam, 1928-
Avram Noam Chomsky (1928- ) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, author, lecturer and political activist. Beginning with his opposition to the Vietnam War, he established himself as a prominent critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Chomsky has become a profoundly influential voice on the left, lecturing widely and publishing numerous books on foreign policy, Mideast politics and related subjects. His self-professed commitment to freedom has ...
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Bok, Derek C. (Derek Curtis), 1930-
Derek Curtis Bok (born March 22, 1930) is an American lawyer and educator, and the former president of Harvard University. Bok was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Following his parents' divorce, he, his mother, brother and sister moved several times, ultimately to Los Angeles, where he spent much of his childhood. He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1951), Harvard Law School (J.D., 1954), attended Sciences Po, and George Washington University (A.M., 1958). Bok taught law at Harva...
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983
Architect, inventor, scientist, teacher, philosopher, creator of the geodesic dome and the Dymaxion car. From the description of Letter, 1958 Feb. 10, Clemson, S.C. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 33018576 Mark Burginer is a California-based architect, whose interest in Buckminster Fuller's synergetic geometry led to some correspondence between them during the early 1980s. From the description of Letters to Mark Burginger, 1980-1981. (Unknown)...
Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996
Carl Sagan was an American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, and science communicator. His best known scientific contribution is research on extraterrestrial life, including experimental demonstration of the production of amino acids from basic chemicals by radiation. Sagan assembled the first physical messages sent into space: the Pioneer plaque and the Voyager Golden Record, universal messages that could potentially be understood by any extra...
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was chartered by the legislature of Massachusetts in 1780 and is the second oldest learned society in the U.S. Among its incorporators were James Bowdoin, John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. From the description of Records of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1775-1800 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122413111 ...
Gore, Al, 1948-
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's running mate in their successful campaign in 1992, and the pair was re-elected in 1996. Near the end of Clinton's second term, Gore was selected as the Democratic nominee for the 2000 presidential election but lost the election in a very close race after a Florida recount. After his term as vice-president...
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
Biochemist, professor of biochemistry at Boston University Medical School; science and science fiction writer; author of over 400 books. From the description of Letters, 1950-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322499 American scientist and writer. From the description of Letter and postcard, 1987 Nov. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632941 Isaac Asimov (1920 ₆ 19...
Vrba, E. S. (Elisabeth S.)
Merton, Robert King, 1910-2003.
Robert K. Merton was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Temple Univ. in 1931. Merton went on to graduate school at Harvard where he received his Ph.D. in 1936. Merton went on to teach at Columbia Univ. and published numerous books including; Social theory and social structure, and Sociology of science. From the description of Letters-Manuscript, 1930-1952. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122628275 Robert K. Merton was one of the most infl...
Gates, Henry Louis
Bunge, Mario, 1919-....
Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008
Noted science fiction author, Arthur Charles Clarke, was born in 1917 in Minehead, England. He worked in the British Civil Service before his career as an editor and writer. In later years his career has been varied, reflecting his broad interests. From the guide to the Arthur Charles Clarke, 1964, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) Arthur C. Clarke was born in Somerset, England in 1917 and is best known for his novel 2001: ...
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
The National Academy of Sciences, founded in Washington, D. C., in 1863, grew out of a desire for a body of scientists to give advice on scientific matters to the federal government. Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian, was a force behind its creation. From the description of National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1887 Records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78403445 ...
Royal society of Edinburgh
Scott, Eugenie Carol, 1945-....
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001
S. Dillon Ripley (b. September 20, 1913, New York City, NY - d. March 12, 2001, Washington, D.C.), an ornithologist, served as the eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian from 1964 to 1984, and oversaw tremendous growth. Interested in natural history and exploration since his childhood, Ripley visited the remote nation of Ladakh when he was only thirteen years old. After graduate school, he was a curator at the Smithsonian briefly and then spent almost twenty years teaching at Yale University. He le...
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984
George Gaylord Simpson was a vertebrate paleontologist perhaps best known for his contributions to the founding and further articulation of the modern evolutionary synthesis. He studied at Yale University (Ph.D. 1926), having initially worked at the American Museum of Natural History in 1924. He returned to work the AMNH as a curator (1927-1942) and later as chairman of the Department of Paleontology and Geology (1942-1959). Simpson accepted an Alexander Agassiz Professorship from Harvard's Muse...
Skinner, B.F. (Burrhus Frederic), 1904-1990
Psychologist. Full name: Burrhus Frederic Skinner. From the description of B. F. Skinner papers, 1963-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984305 Skinner taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Burrhus Frederic Skinner, 1928-1979 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973270 ...
DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999
Joseph Paul DiMaggio was born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio, Jr., on November 25, 1914, in Martinez, California. Nicknamed Joltin' Joe DiMaggio, and sometimes called the Yankee Clipper, DiMaggio play his entire baseball career with the New York Yankess from 1936 to 1951. He died on March 8, 1999. From the description of DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582294 ...
Wilson, Edward O.
Zoologist and educator. Full name: Edward Osborne Wilson. Born 1929. From the description of Edward O. Wilson papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983364 ...
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Eysenck, H. J. (Hans Jurgen), 1916-1997.
Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895
Huxley was an Britist botanist especially known for his work in comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. From the description of [Letter] 1857? May 31, Geological Survey of Great Britain [to] Sir / T. H. Huxley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251868 English scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ilkley, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526779 Student, Royal School of Mines, London, Eng...
Raup, David M.
Sibley, Charles G. (Charles Gald), 1917-1998
Bahamas National Trust
Gardner, Martin, 1914-2010
Martin Gardner was the Mathematical Games columnist for SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN from its inception in 1956 until 1986. He earned his B.A. in philosophy at the University of Chicago in 1936; after his service in the Navy during World War II, he became a writer. He is the author of more than 65 books in the fields of science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and conjuring. From the description of Martin Gardner papers, 1957-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122586509 ...
Gould, Stephen Jay
Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 - May 20, 2002) was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his generation, leading many commentators to call him "America's unofficial evolutionist laureate". Gould spent most of his career teaching at Harvard University and working at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. From the description of Stephen Jay G...
Photo-journalist, author; interviewee married Kurt Vonnegut. From the description of Reminiscences of Jill Krementz : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743197 ...
University research scientist and industrialist, Djerassi is most famous for synthesizing the first oral contraceptive. Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1923, he emigrated to the United States in 1939. He received his B.A. in 1942 from Kenyon College and worked briefly with the Ciba Phamaceutical Company before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He taught at Wayne State University in Detroit and worked at the pharmaceutical company Syntex in Mexico before joining the Stanfo...
Roger Angell's evocative essays span over forty years and are told from a fan's perspective. Angell showed an interest in publishing at an early age and became editor of his school newspaper. In 1942, he graduated from Harvard and went on to write and edit short stories and essays for the next decade. He joined the staff of The New Yorker in 1956 as a fiction editior. In 1962, The New Yorker invited Angell to attend spring training and write on baseball. Since that time, Angell has written two t...
Gates, Bill, 1955-....
Grace Halsell (1923-2000), journalist and author, worked for several newspapers between 1942 and 1965, including the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and the Washington Bureau of The Houston Post. From 1965 to 1968, she worked as a staff writer for President Lyndon B. Johnson. She was assigned to write official statements and became the highest-ranking woman on his staff at the time. Halsell wrote thirteen books, the most well-known of which was Soul Sister (1969). In her...
Hallam, A. (Anthony), 1933-
Maynard Smith, John, 1920-2004
Born London, England, 6 January 1920; died Lewes, East Sussex, England, 19 April 2004. Educated Trinity College, Cambridge (Mechanical Sciences Tripos, 1938-1941) and University College London (Zoology, c 1947-1950). Engineer, Miles Aircraft (1942-1947). Lecturer, then Reader in Zoology, University College London (1951-1964). Professor of Biology and founding Dean of the School of Biological Sciences (1965-1972, 1982-1984), University of Sussex. Emeritus Professor (1985-2004). Fello...
Wright, Sewall, 1889-1988
Sewall Wright was a geneticist and educator, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1932. From the description of Papers, ca. 1915-1985. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489532 One of the pioneers of quantitative genetics and evolutionary biology, Sewall Wright was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, to Philip Green Wright and Elizabeth Quincy Sewall Wright on December 21, 1889. He was, as he was fond of noting, the ...
Sulloway, Frank J.
Raskin, Jeffrey B.
Jef Raskin is an independent consultant on interface design, best known for having created the Macintosh computer project at Apple, the one button mouse and the click-and-drag paradigm for using it, the Apple style of computer documentation, and the Canon Cat and other interface-based products. He was Director of the Third College Computer Center at the University of California at San Diego from 1969 to 1974 and Visiting Scholar at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Stanford ...
Cain, Arthur J. (Arthur James)
Arthur J. Cain is an evolutionary biologist whose general interests include genetics, natural selection, and systematics. Much of his research focuses on land mollusks such as snails and slugs. From the description of Papers, 1945-1988. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464844 Arthur James Cain (1921-1999), Derby Professor of Zoology at the University of Liverpool, England, is renowned for his work in evolutionary biology and ecolo...
King, Stephen, 1947-
Stephen King is a well known American author. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, Class of 1970, and received an honorary doctorate from the university in 1987. From the description of Literary papers 1968- (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701520 ...
Luria, S. E. (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from S. E. Luria and his wife, Zella Luria. From the description of Letters, 1970-1977, n.d., to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871852 Salvador E. Luria was a bacteriologist whose work with Max Delbruck on bacteriophage demonstrated that bacteria resistant to certain phages arose through gene mutations. His later work showed that phages also mutate genetically. He received the Nobel Prize...
Paul R. Ehrlich is Professor of biology at Stanford (1959- ) and is presently Bing Professor of Population Studies; Anne Ehrlich is a Research Assistant in the Biology Department at Stanford. From the description of Paul R. Ehrlich papers, 1954-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644917 ...
Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
Born in Portland, Oregon on 28 February 1901. Died on 19 August 1994. Education: B.S., Chemical Engineering, Oregon State College (1922), Ph.D., Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, California Institute of Technology (1925). Employment: 1925-1926 National Research Council; 1926-1927 Universities of Münich, Zürich, and Copenhagen; 1922-1969 California Institute of Technology; 1969- Stanford University; 1973-1979 Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. From the descr...
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Fox, Harold Munro, 1889-1967
Born Harold Munro Fuchs in Clapham, London, 1889; educated at Brighton College; read the Natural Sciences Tripos, specialising in zoology, at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1908-1911; worked at the Plymouth Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 1911-1912, and the Stazione Zoologica, Naples, 1912; Lecturer in Zoology, Royal College of Science, (Imperial College), London, 1913; changed name to Fox, 1914; enlisted in the Army Service Corps and served in the ...
Shearer, Rhonda Roland, 1954-
Sacks, Oliver W.
Newell, Norman Dennis, 1909-2005
Rogovin, Milton, 1909-2011
Social documentary photographer. From the description of Milton Rogovin papers, 1928-2006 (bulk 1960-2003). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 706471000 Milton Rogovin, born December 30, 1909 in New York City, was trained as an optometrist at Columbia University, where he received his degree in 1931. He moved to Buffalo, New York in 1939, where he established his own optometric pratice on Chippewa Street near the city's Lower West Side. This region of the city would serve as a s...
Gingrich, Newt, 1943-
Newton Leroy Gingrich (born June 17, 1943) is an American politician, author, and historian who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. A member of the Republican Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district serving north Atlanta and nearby areas from 1979 until his resignation in 1999. In 2012, Gingrich was a candidate for the presidential nomination of his party. A professor of history and geography at the...
Leakey, Richard E.
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005
Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Ernst Mayr and his wife, Gretel Mayr. From the description of Letters, 1965-1979 : to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155872482 Ernst Mayr is a zoologist. From the description of Papers, 1946, 1974-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465832 From the guide to the Ernst Mayr papers, 1946, 1974-1979, Bulk, 1974-1979, 1946-1979, (American Philosophical Soc...
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975
English biologist. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Mr. Heineman, 1928 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555836 British biologist, philosopher, and popularizer of science; b. Julian Sorell Huxley. From the description of Papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 86118827 From the description of Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28418189 Jul...
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...
Rudolf Arnheim (1904-2007) was an educator and writer from Ann Arbor, Mich. From the description of Oral history interview with Rudolf Arnheim, 1972 May 16 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595112 Art historian, educator, writer and psychologist. Born 1904. Taught at Harvard and at the University of Michigan. From the description of Rudolf Arnheim papers, [undated] and 1932-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83392455 Educator, writer...
Correia, Clara Pinto
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...
Boston Cecilia (Musical group)
Stebbins, G. Ledyard (George Ledyard), 1906-2000
Ph. D., Harvard University; Professor of Genetics, University of California, Davis (1950-1973); Member, National Academy of Sciences; author of Darwin to DNA : molecules to humanity (1982) and the Human organism and the world of life (1983). From the description of Papers, 1949-1994. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30106996 ...
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
Richard McGillivray Dawkins (1871-1955), classical scholar, was the first Professor of Modern Greek at Oxford University. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details. From the guide to the Papers of Richard Dawkins, 1894-1966, n.d., (University of Oxford, Taylor Institution, Slavonic and Modern Greek Library) ...
Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
The address, given on the 30th anniversary of the Comer School Development Program at the Yale School of Medicine, was part of a symposium titled Child Development: The Foundation of Education. The symposium celebrated the Comer School Development program, established in 1968 by Dr. James Comer to promote collaboration among parents, educators and the community. From the description of Address by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton commemorating the Comer School Development Program, Sc...
Medawar, P. B. (Peter Brian), 1915-1987
Epithet: CH British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000157 ...
Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de 1744-1829
Lewontin, Richard C., 1929-
Richard C. Lewontin is a population biologist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1963-1980. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122578683 From the guide to the Richard C. Lewontin papers, ca. 1963-1980, Circa 1963-1980, (American Philosophical Society) ...
Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1965-2002. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 259277264 From the description of Papers, 1941-2007. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 41182258 Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His writings include articles, short stories and scripts, but he is most well-known for his novels from his first, Player Piano in 1952, through Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five, to his last Timequake in 1997. Nanny Vo...
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977
Vladimir Nabokov was a Russian and American novelist, poet, short-story writer, lecturer, and literary critic. From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975) [microform]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 210012737 From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465556 From the guide to the Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987, 1934-1975, (The New Y...