Scope and Contents Zoology Subject File, containing annual reports; accident reports; Biological Division committee reports; reports and brochures on biological stations throughout the United States, including courses taught at biological stations; departmental staff meeting minutes; language proficiency exams; and correspondence of Henry B. Ward and Charles Zeleny.
The records consist of correspondence and subject files documenting the operations of the Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory at Yale University. Topics include faculty and personnel, environmental issues, national biological stations and institutions, and naval reports and research
The records consist of correspondence and subject files documenting the operations of the Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory at Yale University. Topics include faculty and personnel, environmental issues, national biological stations and institutions, and naval reports and research.
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Charles A. Kofoid, superintendent of the Natural History Biological Station at Havana, Illinois, with biologists, zoologists, Director Stephen A. Forbes, vendors and freight agents concerning operations of the biological stations, the station's boat, reference books and publications, biological and bacteriological studies of the Illinois River, personnel, supplies and related subjects.
Papers documenting the life and career of University of California, Berkeley zoologist Charles Atwood Kofoid and his wife, Carrie Kofoid. The collection includes material on the Kofoids' families and education, in addition to correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, published writings, scientific research and travel.
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), founded in 1963, has had its North American Office located at Duke University since 1976. The OTS offers students, faculty, and researchers opportunities to work hands-on in tropical sciences in Costa Rica and other Latin American countries. The Organization for Tropical Studies Records contain correspondence, administrative materials, reports, memoranda, and course materials from the early years of OTS. The focus of the collection is on the administrative structure of OTS and planning the course offerings in Latin America. Major correspondents include Jorge Campabadal, J. T. Spencer, and Kenneth J. Turnbull. Major topics include tropical biology, geography, meteorology, earth science, and forestry, and the National Science Foundation. English.
The collection includes professional papers of R.E. Coker, earlier Coker and McIver family papers, and Coker family history material. Coker's correspondence and other materials chiefly concern his research, writing, and publications on marine life; the Zoology Department and other divisions of the University of North Carolina; national, regional, and state professional organizations; biological stations of the United States Bureau of Fisheries and other laboratories in Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, Iowa, and North Carolina; cooperation with the North Carolina Board of Conservation and Development; and consultations with other government units, domestic and foreign, for the practical application of fisheries research. There are also materials relating to Coker's work with the Chapel Hill school board between 1930 and 1947 and to his other community activities. Family papers include maps, will, deeds, genealogical notes, and diaries pertaining to the Coker family farm near ... Read More
The collection consists of letters written and received by Charles Atwood Kofoid. The bulk of the collection consists of letters dated 1905-1917 and mainly letters written by Kofoid to William Emerson Ritter regarding the affairs of the Marine Biological Station at La Jolla. There are a number of letters written by Kofoid to Ritter in 1908-1909 when Kofoid spent his sabbatical year touring marine biological stations in England, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Greece, Monaco and Italy. Letters from Kofoid to Ritter in 1911 discuss negotiations for the transfer of the Marine Biological Station from the control of the San Diego Marine Biological Association to the University of California. A letter from Kofoid to Ritter dated September 27, 1916 includes a proposal and discussion for cooperation between the Scripps Institution for Biological Research and the University of California Department of Zoology in Berkeley