Department of Biology Papers, 1890-1965

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Department of Biology Papers
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Call Number: UA30
Dates: 1890-1965 [bulk 1950s]
Physical Description: 3.43 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Arrangement
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Subject folders
Comprehensive examination papers
Collection Overview
Title: Department of Biology Papers
Call Number: UA30
Dates: 1890-1965 [bulk 1950s]
Physical Description: 3.43 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Scope and Content
The collection contains subject folders and comprehensive examination papers. Subject folders include, among other subjects, material about the merger of the College for Women and College for Men in 1955 and about collections in the University's Museum of Natural History. Comprehensive examination papers consist of undergraduate examinations from 1950-1959.

Arrangement
Subject folders are arranged alphabetically. Comprehensive examinations from 1952 and 1954-1959 are organized alphabetically by the student's last name. Comprehensive examinations from 1953 are arranged in order of question number; questions and their numbers are explained in the file "Examinations: Tutorial papers, 1953" (Box 6, Folder 4).

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Date of transfer unknown.Access
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Use
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Citation
[Item title, item date], Department of Biology Papers, UA30, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Miranda Zammarelli (Class of 2020)
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055
archives@library.rochester.edu


Content List
Subject folders
Box 1, Folder 1Ad hoc committes
Box 1, Folder 2Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps
Box 1, Folder 3Biology club (Charles Wright Dodge Biology Club), April 6, 1940
Dodge taught biology at the University of Rochester of from 1890-1931.
Contains a program from the First Annual New York State Student Scientific Conference. Speakers at the conference from the University of Rochester included William Stepka, James Keighley, Robert Mann, Richard Wilson, and the chairman of the biology club, John Geary.

Box 1, Folder 4Case fund (sale of insect cabinet)
Box 1, Folder 5Committee on Biology
Box 1, Folder 6de Kiewiet, Cornelis
Includes speeches by and correspondence to and from University President Cornelis de Kiewiet.

Box 1, Folder 7-9Educational Policy, Committee on, 1953-1959
Box 1, Folder 10Expansion
Box 1, Folder 11Federation of American Scientists' (F.A.S.) Committee on Loyalty Problems
Box 1, Folder 12Gamma Sigma
National general-science fraternity.

Box 1, Folder 13-14Genetics of higher organisms - faculty candidates
Box 2, Folder 1Graduate Studies, Office of
Box 2, Folder 2Herbarium
Scope and Content: Includes material about the Rochester Academy of Science and its relationship to the Herbarium.

Box 2, Folder 3History of the Biology Department
Box 2, Folder 4Junior Officers Training Program
Box 2, Folder 5Macromolecular (or physical) biologist - faculty candidates
Box 2, Folder 6 Merger: Assistants needed with expansion
Also contains material about microscopes.

Box 2, Folder 7Merger: Committee report
Box 2, Folder 8Merger: Construction and space charges
Box 2, Folder 9Merger: Correspondence
Box 2, Folder 10Merger: New labs
Box 2, Folder 11Merger: Office teaching space and arrangements
Box 2, Folder 12Merger: Time tables
Box 2, Folder 13;
Box 3, Folder 1
Microbial genetics - faculty candidates
Box 3, Folder 2Mills, Henry C., 1954-1964
Henry C. Mills was vice president for educational administration from 1954-1964.

Box 3, Folder 3-4Museum
Some of the correspondence in this file is between Charles Wright Dodge and Frank Hawley Ward, vice president of Ward's Natural Science Establishment.
Museum of Natural History bulletins were removed from this file in 2018 and cataloged with other issues of the bulletin .

Box 3, Folder 5Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps
Box 3, Folder 6Nuclear engineering studies, 1957
Box 3, Folder 7Optics, Institute of
Box 3, Folder 8Organization for European Economic Cooperation fellows
Box 3, Folder 9River Campus Complex (Council)
Box 3, Folder 10River Campus Council Committee (Interim) to make recommendations for a Permanent River Campus Council
Box 3, Folder 11;
Box 4, Folder 1
Siegel, Sanford, 1955-1958
Siegel was an assistant professor of biology at the University of Rochester from 1955-1958.

Box 4, Folder 2Teaching loads
Box 4, Folder 3Thompson, LaRoy B, 1954-1959
LaRoy B. Thompson was director of research administration from 1954-1959 and associate treasurer from 1957-1959. He became vice president and treasurer of the University in 1959.

Box 4, Folder 4Thompson, Raymond L., 1927-1959
Raymond L. Thompson (Class of 1917) was vice president and treasurer of the University of Rochester from 1927-1959.

Box 4, Folder 5University Security Office
Box 4, Folder 6Zimmering, Stanley
Zimmering was a research associate to Kenneth W. Cooper and a visiting instructor at the University of Rochester from 1953-1955.

Comprehensive examination papers
Box 5, Folder 1-5Examinations, 1950
Box 5, Folder 6Comprehensive exam correspondence and schedules, 1951
Box 5, Folder 7-8Examinations, 1951
Box 6, Folder 1-3Examinations, 1952
Box 6, Folder 4Examinations: Tutorial papers, 1953
Box 6, Folder 5Examinations: Question 1 - Proteins, 1953
Box 6, Folder 6 Examinations: Question 2 - Embryology-evolution, 1953
Box 6, Folder 7Examinations: Question 3 - Temperature, 1953
Box 6, Folder 8Examinations: Question 5 - Virus-gene, 1953
Box 6, Folder 9Examinations: Question 6 - Inter-relation, 1953
Box 6, Folder 10Examinations: Question 7 - History (species), 1953
Box 6, Folder 11Examinations: Question 8 - Phosphorus, 1953
Box 7, Folder 1-4Examinations, 1954
Box 7, Folder 5-8Examinations, 1955
Box 8, Folder 1-3Examinations, 1956
Box 8, Folder 4-9;
Box 9, Folder 1-4
Examinations, 1957
Box 9, Folder 5Examinations, 1958
Box 9, Folder 6-8;
Box 10, Folder 1-3
Examinations, 1959


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