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Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001



  • Existence: September 20, 1913-March 12, 2001

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

G. Evelyn Hutchinson papers

Call Number: MS 649
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, addresses, notes and research materials, subject files, memorabilia, and photographs relating to G. Evelyn Hutchinson's work as a zoologist and limnologist. The papers highlight his years on the faculty at Yale University but also document his student days at Cambridge University and his early career in South Africa. Of note are materials from his travels as part of the Yale North India Expedition. The collection includes personal papers relating...
Dates: 1875-1992, bulk 1922-1991

Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Papers

Call Number: LWL MSS 20
Overview: The Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Papers consists of correspondence, writings, financial records, and other papers documenting the personal and professional activities and interests of the American author, editor, and collector Wilmarth Lewis and his wife Annie Burr Lewis. At their home in Farmington, Connecticut, the Lewises created a world-renowned collection of eighteenth-century print, graphic, and manuscript material related to the English author, connoisseur, and collector Horace Walpole...
Dates: 1800-1980, bulk 1926-1979

S. Dillon Ripley papers

Call Number: MS 1066
Overview: The papers consist of manuscripts, typescripts, and pre-publication versions of Ripley's writings on birds of Asia and other parts of the world. Also included is film footage of Ripley's 1948 trip to Nepal.
Dates: 1943-1974