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Chester Ittner Bliss papers

 Collection
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.

Dates

  • 1885-1998
  • Majority of material found within 1918 - 1976

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 Chester I. Bliss estate, 1979.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged as received.

Extent

43.54 Linear Feet (44 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.1165

Overview

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.
Title
Guide to the Chester Ittner Bliss Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Sheilah Robinson and Carol King
Date
December 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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