Yale University. Biology Department
- Existence: 1963
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, experimental records, and miscellaneous papers related to George Baitsell (1885-1971) and his professional activities. Nearly one third of the papers consists of research material including laboratory data, reports, and recommendations based on a study of poisonous gases conducted for the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service, 1917-1919. His research on tuberculosis, for which he received a grant in 1925 is also documented here.
The records consist of correspondence, reports, subject files, and memoranda documenting curriculum, faculty appointments, finance, research, buildings, and students of the Yale Department of Biology. Records concerning the International Society for Cell Biology are also included.
The papers are composed of administrative and research files, course materials, and writings, which document Donald F. Poulson's work in the field of developmental genetics and his service on the faculty of Yale University. The papers highlight Poulson's role as first chairman of Yale's Department of Biology.
- Type: Collection X