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Journal of Experimental Zoology records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1098

Scope and Contents

The records include correspondence, financial papers, minutes, and miscellanea relating to the publication and operation of the Journal of Experimental Zoology. Correspondence with editorial board members, contributors, and members of the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology document the daily activities of the journal's staff. Correspondents include; Edwin Grant Conklin, Jacques Loeb, Charles Rupert Stockard, Ross Granville Harrison, and John Spangler Nicholas.

Dates

  • 1891-1964

Creator

Language

English

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 the Department of Zoology, Yale University, 1966; and transferred from the John Spangler Nicholas Papers (MS 929), 1984.

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: I. Correspondence, 1894-1964. II. Office Files, 1891-1947.

Associated Materials

Associated material: John Spangler Nicholas Papers (MS 929), (Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.)

Extent

11.25 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1098

Overview

The records include correspondence, financial papers, minutes, and miscellanea relating to the publication and operation of the Journal of Experimental Zoology. Correspondence with editorial board members, contributors, and members of the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology document the daily activities of the journal's staff. Correspondents include; Edwin Grant Conklin, Jacques Loeb, Charles Rupert Stockard, Ross Granville Harrison, and John Spangler Nicholas.

Biographical / Historical

The Journal of Experimental Zoology was founded in 1904 by Ross Granville Harrison, Merkel H. Jacobs, and others in Baltimore, Maryland. A private corporation was formed and was responsible for the publication until December, 1932, when the corporation was dissolved and the journal came under the supervision of the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The journal was printed in Baltimore from 1904 to 1908 at Williams and Wilkins Company, and from 1908 to the present by the Wistar Institute.

Other Finding Aids

For an index of manuscripts in this collection and their authors, and for a listing of correspondence, please consult theCollection Inventory.
Title
Guide to the Journal of Experimental Zoology Records
Author
compiled by William E. Brown, Jr. and John Espy
Date
August 1984
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • August 1998: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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