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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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

Brooke Dolan (1908-1945) papers

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents

Phillilps and Phillips (1963) stated, "These papers consist of records and documents of the Asiatic Expeditions, correspondence in 1941 showing his various pre-war activities, and papers about his Memorial Meeting at the Academy in December, 1945."

Dates: 1931-1935

Carriker South American Expeditions, 1929-1935. Papers.

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0900
Overview These papers are concerned with five separate expeditions for collecting vertebrates in South America. The first three, in 1929-1932 were made to Peru, while the second two, 1933-1935 were to Bolivia. Melbourne A. Carriker was a Philadelphian interested in becoming a collector and through the sponsorship of the Academy and financial aid of Clement B. Newbold, he went to Peru where he collected birds and mammals. Later, on his Bolivian expeditions he was accompanied by his son M.R. Carriker...
Dates: 1929-1935

Charles Pickering Journal of U. S. Exploring Expedition

 Collection — Volume 1-2
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0308
Scope and Contents This unpublished two volume journal kept by Charles Pickering covers the portion of the U.S. Exploring Expedition from Madeira to the Hawaiian Islands. It contains approximately 1000 pages of Pickering's commentary about various aspects of the localities visited including topography and geological structures, coral reel formations, climate, mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, mollusks, insects, crustacea, and plants as well as accounts describing indigenous peoples. Lists of specimens seen and...
Dates: September 1838-November 1841

Drexel family collection

 Collection — Box OV1
Identifier: MC-00-001
Abstract The Drexel family, children and descendants of Francis M. Drexel (1792-1863) and Catherine Hookey (1795-1870), have been a prominent Philadelphia family since the 1840s. The fortune of the family was built on Francis Drexel's brokerage firm Drexel & Co., whose business and partnerships were further expanded by Drexel's sons including Anthony J. Drexel (1826-1893), the founder of Drexel University. The collection contains correspondence, memoirs, genealogical charts, newsletters,...
Dates: 1826-1996

G. A. Bisher Orr, Papers

 Collection — Box Small Collections 9
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0395
Scope and Contents

On a collecting trip to Honduras, from Bay Islands to Bonacca in 1942, Orr kept a diary, pages 7-18, giving a running description of the environment and weather conditions, while pages 100-109 list and describe the collecting stations set up, with the catches, dates and habitat information for each species. Accompanying the diary is a list of equipment used and a summary of the numbers of specimens caught.

Dates: 1942

Constantine Hering and Calvin B. Knerr family papers

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

J. Percy Moore papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0505
Overview John Percy Moore (1869-1965) was a Professor of Zoology at the University of Pennsylvania from 1912 to 1939, an Assistant Curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences from 1902 to 1938, and held several positions between 1920 and 1956 at the Ludwick Institute, which offered free lectures and courses in the natural sciences. He was also a world recognized authority on leeches. During his career, Moore named six genera, 229 species, five subspecies and four varieties of polychaetous annelids, or...
Dates: 1847 - 1963

Joseph Leidy, Diaries and field notebooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0482
Scope and Contents

Daily records made on trips to Europe, 1848 and 1875; local trips, in four books, for the dates 1873-82, 1877; 1880-83, 1885-87; notes on the mineralogical exhibits in the British Museum and in the Louvre, Paris; field notebook labeled "Notes on Myxomycetes" 1884-86; and Luray Cavern notebook and letter.

Dates: 1848-87

Samuel Washington Woodhouse, Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0387
Scope and Contents Naturalist and surgeon, he accompanied the U. S. topographical engineers, under Sitgreaves and Woodruff, on the Boundary Survey of the Creek and Cherokee Indian Nations, 1849-50, and again under Sitgreaves, on the Zuni River Expedition in 1851-2. The next year, he was a member of the private enterprise Inter-ocean Canal, Railroad and Mining Company's Expedition to Nicaragua and Honduras. In 1859-60 while surgeon on Cope's Line of Packets running between Philadelphia and Liverpool, he made a...
Dates: 1849-89