Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Herbert Spencer Jennings (1868-1947) was an American zoologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. The collection spans the years between 1893-1945 and includes correspondence, reprints, manuscript lecture notes, and biological drawings.
Jean-Baptiste Adanson (1732-1804) was the brother of the well-known naturalist and traveler, Michel Adanson (1727-1806). This collection consists of unpublished volumes devoted to the deciphering of hieroglyphics and were drawn from notes and sketches made during his voyages in Egypt between 1762 and 1782.
This collection consists of twenty-six letters, and one postcard, exchanged between Paul Bowles and Mark Dery between the dates of May 6th, 1980 and August 19th, 1988. Paul Bowles (1910-1999) was an expatriate artist who lived in Tangier, Morocco; Mark Dery (1959) is an American writer, professor and cultural critic.
Handwritten manuscript on perspective for artists and architects dated 1836, based on the work of Andrea Pozzo (1642-1709). Contains pencil illustrations and an index.
This collections consists of one bound volume. It is a scrapbook put together by Dr. Cowles to display his collection of newspaper articles, drawings and photos about the oyster trade in the Chesapeake Bay area. The collection provides a look at the struggle amongst oyster tongers, oyster farmers and the Republican and Democratic parties to find a solution to declining oyster population in the early 20th century.