Ward's Cabinet of Geology (As Purchased By the University of Rochester In 1862)

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Ward's Cabinet of Geology (As Purchased by the University of Rochester in 1862)
Creator: Ward, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1834-1906
Call Number: UA351
Dates: 1862
Physical Description: 0.23 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Revision Information
Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Ward's Cabinet of Geology (As Purchased by the University of Rochester in 1862)
Creator: Ward, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1834-1906
Call Number: UA351
Dates: 1862
Physical Description: 0.23 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
In the spring or summer of 1862, the fledgling University purchased the Great Cabinets of Geology and Mineralogy containing the collections of Henry A. Ward, Professor of the Natural Sciences.

Scope and Content
This small collection consists of two handwritten "schedules" detailing the contents of the Cabinets.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The schedules were donated in September 1983 by Mrs. J. Edward Hoffmeister (wife of Professor Hoffmeister) as part of a group of Professor LeRoy Fairchild's correspondence and miscellaneous notes. A notebook detailing payments made toward the purchase was added in October 2011.Access
For access to this collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu) at least two business days prior to your planned visit.

Please note: Some materials may be restricted or require permission for use.

Use
To request reproductions or permission to publish materials from the collection, please contact the University of Rochester Archives (archives@library.rochester.edu). Researchers may be responsible for determining any copyright questions.



Citation
[Item title, item date], Ward's Cabinet of Geology (As Purchased by the University of Rochester in 1862), UA351, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Papers, D.231

Ward's Natural Science Establishment Papers, Addition, D.258


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
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


Revision Information
March 2018: EAD revision.

Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Copy of Annual Catalogue from 1862-1863
Box 1, Folder 2Schedules
Box 1, Folder 3Notebook recording payments from H. H. Warner, Hiram Sibley, James Watson, George C. Hollister, and others


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