Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Twenty-one diaries, 1821-1879, of Asa Fitch, scientist and entomologist. The diaries reflect in considerable detail Fitch's life and thoughts from early adolescence through his education at the Rensselaer School in Troy, New York and the Vermont Academy of Medicine in Castleton, his career as a scientist and state entomologist in New York, and his retirement. Also included are papers and genealogical materials relating to other members of the Fitch family.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, and research files (1914-1963) documenting the professional career and personal life of John Spangler Nicholas, a biologist and zoologist. His academic work, editorial contributions to the Journal of Experimental Zoology, and scientific research are detailed. Correspondents include: Ross Granville Harrison, Charles Rupert Stockard, and the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology.