Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Selection of photographs in the possession of Amos G. Avery taken between the years of 1926-42. The majority of the photographs were taken in the 1930’s. This collection includes 129 unsorted photographs, approximately 75 negatives, and 3 scrapbooks.
The Dr. Alan Bernheimer Sr. Collection contains reports, topographical maps, announcements, surveys, and publications relevant to the development and natural history of the town of Cold Spring Harbor, New York, including materials regarding Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum. The Collection also contains reprints, printed materials, and correspondence.
The Charles B. Davenport Collection contains the papers of Davenport and those of his wife Gertrude Crotty Davenport. It consists of family, institutional, and scientific photographs, biographical material, memorabilia, correspondence, photocopies of his articles, and supporting material. It is divided into four record groups: Record Group I: Photographs; Record Group II: Biographical Material; Record Group III: Memorabilia; and Record Group IV: Supporting Material.
The Eugenics Record Office Collection was established in 1910 at the Carnegie Institute of Washington (Cold Spring Harbor, NY) and closed in 1939. succeeded by the Department of Genetics. The collection contains administrative papers, photographs, publications and supporting materials, family pedigree charts, and requests for information, as well as materials related to and accrued by superintendent Harry H. Laughlin.
The Hugo Fricke Collection contains laboratory notebooks, correspondence, lantern and glass slides, and scientific papers. Fricke pioneered ionization methods in the early 1920’s. Hugo Fricke’s papers on radiation are still cited today so access to his laboratory notebooks would be an asset to scientists.
The Barbara McClintock Collection consists of 10 series pertinent to the life of a world-renowned plant geneticist and Nobel prize winner. There are materials relevant to both her personal life as well as her scientific work. Within the series, you will find correspondence, published materials, photographs, slides, negatives, artifacts, and memorabilia.
The Rare Book Collection encompasses 352 linear feet and over 2,500 books from the early days of the history of molecular biology and genetics. Please see the CSHL Library catalog for the complete listing of rare books.