Charles Zeleny Papers, 1890-1939, 1944
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Brief Description: Papers of Charles Zeleny (1878-1939), professor of zoology (1909-39), including correspondence, research and lecture notes, lectures and related material concerning zoological research and teaching, the University of Minnesota (1896-1909), graduate work at Chicago, Naples and Columbia (1901-04), field and laboratory work at Indiana (1904-09), academic appointments and departmental affairs, publications, family and financial affairs (correspondence with brothers Anthony, John, Frank and Joseph, 1897-1909), lecture notes (1903-04), lectures (1905-08), course materials (1905-37) and administrative, scientific and general correspondence (1890-1939). Of particular significance is Prof. Zeleny's correspondence with brother John, a physicist, on university affairs and research, with Charles B. Davenport, Carl H. Eigenman, Frank E. Lutz, Thomas H. Morgan, Alfred H. Sturtevant and Edmund B. Wilson concerning research in regeneration, experimental embryology and heredity and with Henry B. Ward on departmental affairs. The papers include a six-page 1944 biographical sketch by Mrs. Zeleny and reprint copies of 54 articles relating to regeneration and embryology.
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Record Series Number: 15/24/22
Created by: Zeleny, Charles (1878-1939)
Volume: 9.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/28/1964; 4/22/1969
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Arrangement: by type of material and chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
American Society of Zoologists
Columbia University
Course Notes
Faculty Papers
Genetics Society of America
Graduate Study
Illinois Academy of Sciences
Indiana University
Naples, Italy Zoological Station
University of Chicago
University of Minnesota
Wood's Hole Marine Biological Laboratory
Zoology Department
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]