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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

American Medical Association. Papers, 1960.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0560

Angelo Heilprin papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0147
Scope and Contents

A partial diary of this trip, 1891-92 is preserved, some letters and other papers and documents regarding his official duties at the Academy. Writings and personalia complete the collection.

List of signers: Binder, Jacob, n. do; Bryant, Henry G. 1893; Hart, Gavin W.; Heilprin, Angelo (9) 1892-94; Morris, Charles, n.d.; Nolan, E. J. (2) 1892.

Dates: 1871-1896

Association of American Geologists and Naturalists papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0305
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection consist of the Association's Constitution, Rules and Regulations, minutes of all its meetings, lists of members, ballots for officers, original texts or abstracts of scientific papers presented at the meetings, and letters in connection with Association business.Signers of documents and letters:Abert, J. J. 1845; Adams, C. B. 1845; Adams, Samuel, 1844; Adams, Solomon (2) 1844-45; Alexander, John Henry (3) 1844; Allen, John H. (2) 1843-44;...
Dates: 1840-1847

Charles Tait, Letters

 Collection — Box Small Collections 8
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0359
Scope and Contents

Senator, judge, cotton planter and naturalist, he opened his home in Claiborne, Alabama to many explorers and collectors who were passing through. Elected a correspondent of the Academy in 1832, he, several times, attended courses of lectures at the Academy of Natural Sciences, as he did also in New Haven.

Dates: 1829-1835

Edward James Nolan, Commemorative volumes of the Centenary celebration of the Academy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0431
Scope and Contents

This collection represents a specially prepared copy of Volume 15 of the Journal of the Academy, second series, 1912. The original letterpress copy is used as a base with interleaving and manuscript material inserted by the Recording Secretary, E. J. Nolan and presented to the Academy. The inserts consist of portraits, photographs, letters, reports, reminiscences, news clippings and many miscellaneous items. A total of 43 photographs, 53 letters, and 31 other items complete the volume.

Dates: 1912

Jacob Cist, Papers (Microfilm)

 Collection — Box Coll. 424-425
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0425
Scope and Contents

Letters, memoranda, agreements, powers of attorney, account book, orders, etc., addressed to or about Jacob Cist.

Dates: 1800-80

John Torrey Collection of Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0364
Scope and Contents

Originally assembled by Torrey as an autograph collection from which a series was chosen for the Academy, perhaps purchased by John Redfield who combined it with the Elias Durand collection of 109 letters and enlarged it to the present proportions. Most of the letters are dated 1809-1859, with six earlier and two later ones. A typescript index and a microfilm copy of the originals are on file, Analyzed from A through J only.

Dates: 1765-1894; Majority of material found within 1809-1859

Lucy Way Say, Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0433
Overview The first woman to be elected a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Lucy Say was an accomplished nature artist and scientific collaborator with her famous husband Thomas Say. She made 66 of the 68 delicate and accurate drawings of North American mollusks for Thomas Say's American Conchology, at New Harmony, and did most of the painstaking coloring of the plates. This collection consists of 25 drawings (pencil and watercolor), seven hand colored plates of North American...
Dates: 1822-85

Morris Longstreth Parrish "Hunting on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, 1912" papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents His daily record of hunting events and animals seen was prepared in letterpress, but not published, being in fact a scrapbook, with maps, pictures and photographs tipped in. A snapshot of Parrish is dated Sept. 25, 1912. Only a few copies of the book were prepared, but Charles Sheldon had a personal one made from Parrish's manuscript. The photographic prints were made by the U. S. Biological Survey.Signers of letters: Beech, Robert J. 1913; Cadwalader, Charles M. B. 1942; Holman,...
Dates: circa 1912-circa 1942

Peary Greenland Expeditions papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0145
Scope and Contents

The collection includes letters, reports, both administrative and scientific, lists of specimens taken and observed, photographs of the staff, equipment and area traversed. Original outline map of expedition routes drawn by R. E. Peary. Much information about the part played by the Academy of Natural Sciences, is preserved in its Publicity Scrapbooks. Peary flag, previously on display in the Museum, has been added to this collection.

Dates: 1891-1894