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Agglutination Manuscripts

Identifier: A2022-09-01
Content Description Collection includes two manuscripts (without author information) about biological agglutination. Manuscripts are handwritten in ink on A5 size paper. First manuscript, titled "Agglutination" is 41 pages with 4 additional pages of footnotes and sources. Second manuscript, titled "The Agglutination Reaction in Paratyphoid Infections" is 27 pages with a single page bibliography. Third manuscript is notes on the article "Variation in Clumping of Typhoid Bacilli" [author name unintelligible],...
Dates: circa 1901-1904; the " The Agglutination Reaction in Paratyphoid Infections" manuscript references 1904 papers, and the "Variation in Clumping of Typhoid Bacilli" manuscript is marked "1901"

Angee the Ant Manuscript

Identifier: A2022-17-01
Content Description

This collection is of a manuscript of an educational children’s book “Angee, the Ant” describing the life cycle of a queen black ant who encounters various other species of ant on her journey. The text includes references to ant behavior, ecology, and differences between species told via the narrative story. There is an introduction written by Charles T. Brues, a bibliography, and an appendix providing further scientific context.

Dates: circa 1937-1947

Boston Society of Natural History Administration Records

Identifier: A2021-03-01
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830-1937

Boston Society of Natural History Collection Records

Identifier: A2021-05-01
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830-1937

Boston Society of Natural History Education Records

Identifier: A2021-07-01
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830-1937

Boston Society of Natural History Library Records

Identifier: A2021-06-01
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830-1937

Boston Society of Natural History Membership Records

Identifier: A2021-04-01
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830-1937

Charles Hayden Planetarium Records

Identifier: A2018-02-01
Content Description These records document the planning, funding, construction, and operation of the Charles Hayden Planetarium and related projects overseen by the Planetarium Department. Topics with significant coverage in these records include: the construction and renovation of the Planetarium building; the construction, installation, and maintenance of the Korkosz projector; and the planning, scripting, implementation, and marketing of Planetarium shows. Types of materials include: show scripts,...
Dates: 1934 - 2019

Charles W. Cobb Manuscripts

Identifier: A2022-12-01
Content Description

This collection includes two manuscripts: “The Song of the Wood Thrush”, typewritten and including corrections in pen and pencil, and three copies of “The Song of the Meadow Lark”-one handwritten, two typewritten. Additionally, there is a postcard from Cobb to his wife, Mary B Cobb, regarding one of the songs described in the manuscripts.

Dates: 1944

Dorothy Bliss Manuscript

Identifier: A2022-10-01
Content Description

This collection is a typewritten manuscript written for Biology 22 at Harvard University by Dorothy Bliss, entitled "The Mechanics of Bird Flight: A Report Based on a Seminar Presented on October 14, 1947". The manuscript summarizes a lecture on bird flight mechanics, including hand-drawn diagrams in the last pages. Corrections and edits in pen are present, possibly from Bliss or Boston Society of Natural History staff memeber, although not certain.

Dates: circa 1947; the manuscript describes a lecture that occurred October 14, 1947 however the manuscript's creation date is unknown and presumably dates after the lecture

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