Papers of Elso Barghoorn, ca. 1937-1984 (inclusive).


Papers of Elso Barghoorn, ca. 1937-1984 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence, accounting records, research grants, manuscripts, research and curriculum materials, student notebooks, photographs, one audio cassette, and other materials relating to scientific investigations, teaching, conferences, symposia, and other professional matters and activities. Includes papers relating to paleobotany and the origins of life, pre-Cambrian studies, biology, World Was II, the U.S. military, the National Academy of Sciences, Hackensack (N.J.) Meadowlands Development Commission, NASA, Harvard Botanical Museum, the Panama Canal, and other topics and concerns. Related publications and reference materials available in repository. For information on component parts of collection, see Harvard Archives LOCATION below.

23 cubic feet in 67 containers.


SNAC Resource ID: 8184897

Harvard University Archives.

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