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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, Lithographs

 Collection — Box Oversize Small Collections 7
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0448
Scope and Contents Hawkins was an English anatomist, osteologist and paleontologist, but apparently confined his interests to skeletal aspects, stressing comparative osteology as an approach to artistic representations. One paper appeared in the Academy's Proceedings for 1874, "On the Pelvis of Hadrosaurus", and another in New York in 1870 on Ichthyosaurus. He was elected to the Academy as a corresponding member in 1868. These colored lithographs, are all labeled "Unpublished. Annonymous." However printed on...
Dates: 1829

Crawford H. Greenewalt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0997
Overview Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high speed photographs of hummingbirds. His ornithological interests included bird songs, the radiance of hummingbird feathers and the evolution of shapes and sizes of birds in relation to their flight abilities. The Crawford H. Greenewalt...
Dates: 1951 - 1993

Constantine Hering and Calvin B. Knerr family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HU-100
Overview Dr. Constantine Hering (1800-1880), born and educated in Germany, immigrated to Philadelphia in 1833 and devoted his life to the study, practice and education of homeopathic medicine in the United States. As such, he is considered the father of homeopathy in America. Hering founded several schools and organizations devoted to teaching homeopathy, especially the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Arts, aka the Allentown Academy, in 1836, and the Hahnemann Medical College of...
Dates: 1820 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1940

Jack J. Rommer collection on homeopathy

 Collection
Identifier: HU.094
Overview Collection consists of early homeopathic material, including material on the Hospital Ladies' Association, Dr. Constantine Hering, Dr. Adolphus Lippe, Dr. Charles Mohr, Dr. Adolphus Fellger, homeopathic news from the time, the American Provers Union, American Institute of Homeopathy, and additional material. Also includes the first announcement and commencement invitation of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania 1849, Women's Hospital Association, the first American Rept 1886,...
Dates: 1846-1908; Majority of material found in 1846-1870

Jason Poole Sketches

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-2011-078

John Gould Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0071
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of a multi-authored workbook compiled by John Gould and others, correspondence, and two drawings by Gould: a watercolor sketch of hummingbirds, and a pencil sketch of a yellow-billed cuckoo. An undated typed description pasted into the front endpapers of the workbook from Henry Sotheran LTD is as follows: "John Gould's working notebook (binding labeled "Europe, Insessores, Vol. 5 Fringillidae - Pars." Containing notes and sketches by him, also...
Dates: 1849-1985; Majority of material found within 1849 - 1863

Joseph Leidy Illustrations

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0003
Overview Most popularly known as the Father of American Vertebrate Paleontology, Joseph Leidy was also the Founder of American Parasitology, a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania, a pioneering protozoologist, an influential teacher of Natural History, a passionate microscopist, an accomplished scientific illustrator, and an expert on a variety of subjects. He published scientific papers on more than a thousand extinct and living protozoa, fungi and animals as well as an assortment...
Dates: 1833 - 1880

Ned Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0806

Unrelated Letters from Various Authors

 Collection — Box small accessions 4
Identifier: ANSP-2012-046
Scope and Contents

This collection houses unrelated letters, a postcard, and a sketch from various authors.

Dates: 1876-1914