Chester Ittner Bliss papers
Call Number: MS 1165
Scope and Contents
Writings and research materials, primarily in the field of biometry. The papers also include lecture notes, committee files, and printed matter.
- Majority of material found within 1918 - 1976
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 Chester I. Bliss estate, 1979.
Collection is arranged as received.
43.54 Linear Feet (44 boxes)
The Chester Ittner Bliss Papers comprise writings and research materials, primarily in the field of biometry. The papers also include lecture notes, committee files, and printed matter.
Biographical / Historical
Chester Bliss was born in Springfield, Ohio, in 1899. B.A., Ohio State U., 1921; M.A., Columbia, 1922, Ph.D., 1926; asso. entomologist, U.S. Dept. of Agri., New Orleans, 1926-1929, entomologist, Mexico City, 1928, Whittier, Calif, 1930-1933; mem. Inst. Plant Protection, Leningrad, 1935-1937; biometrician Conn. Agr. Exptl. Station, New Haven, 1940-1971; biometrician Storrs, Conn. Expt. Sta., 1940-1953; lecturer at Yale, 1942-1967, 1972. Bliss died in 1979.
- Guide to the Chester Ittner Bliss Papers
- compiled by Sheilah Robinson and Carol King
- December 2008
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- September 2009: Finding aid revision description not supplied.