American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Existence: 1848
Biographical / Historical
The Association of American Geologists was established in 1840. In 1842 the name was changed to Association of American Geologists and Naturalists and in 1848, to American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 663
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence; writings; topical research files; minutes, agendas, and other organizational papers; and teaching files, which document Paul Bigelow Sear's career as an educator, conservationist, author, and spokesman for the environment. The papers focus on Sears's activities on behalf of professional scientific organizations and civic groups interested in conservation, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America, the...
Call Number: MS 749
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, organization and subject files, teaching materials, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of C.-E.A. Winslow, a prominent figure in the public health movement. Correspondence focuses on health and social welfare issues with several notable educators, doctors, and social policy advocates. Organization files include material relating to the United States Public Health Service and the...
Dates: 1874-1977, bulk 1915-1945