American Philosophical Society
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Elof Carlson Collection documents the professional career of Dr. Elof Axel Carlson as a university level professor through his retirement to become a writer. Professionally, Dr. Carlson is best known for his biography of Nobel prize winning scientist Dr. Hermann J. Muller. The breadth and scope of the collection range from scientific research and laboratory notebooks to humorous essays on modern society.
Overview This collection contains the administrative records of the directors of the Carnegie Institution of Washington Station for Experimental Evolution (1904-1921) and its successor, the Department of Genetics (1921-1962), and its final institution, The Genetics Research Unit (1962-1974), which was opened in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, in 1904. These records document the history of a 20th scientific research center and the development of a modern organizational structure through...
Overview Documenting the personal life and professional activities of 1969 Nobelist Dr.A.D. Hershey, the Alfred Day Hershey Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence;academic publications, honors and awards; and records of research conducted at the Carnegie Institute ofWashington at Cold Spring Harbor, New York. It is divided into three record groups: Record Group I:Professional Papers, 1949-1997; Record Group II: Personal Papers, 1918-2000; and Record Group III:Photographs,...