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Edmund Ware Sinnott papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 452

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, speeches, writings, notes, clippings, and printed material, primarily relating to Edmund Sinnott's professional career as a botanist.

Dates

  • 1904-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edmund Sinnott, 1956; Mrs. Sinnott, 1968; Southern Connecticut State University, 2002.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series and one addition: I. Correspondence, 1924-1968. II. Subject Files, 1925-1964. III. Brookhaven National Laboratory Files, 1946-1950.

Extent

16.75 Linear Feet (34 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0452

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, speeches, writings, notes, clippings, and printed material, primarily relating to Edmund Sinnott's professional career as a botanist.

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Ware Sinnott received an A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1908, an A.M. in 1910, and a Ph.D. in 1913. He was on the faculty of Harvard University from 1908 to 1915. Sinnott was a professor of botany at the Connecticut Agricultural College from 1915 to 1928; at Barnard College from 1928 to 1939; at Columbia University from 1939 to 1940; and at Yale University from 1940 to 1956. At Yale he also served as chairman of the biology department, 1940-1950; director of the Sheffield Scientific School, 1945-1956; and dean of the Graduate School, 1950-1956. Sinnott died on January 6, 1968.
Title
Guide to the Edmund Ware Sinnott Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
February 1987
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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