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West Virginia University. Department of Biology


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Albert M. Reese (1872-1965) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1852
Scope and Contents Correspondence of A.M. Reese, former professor of Zoology at West Virginia University dealing with venom of snakes, lethal doses, and some antidotes. Most of the letters regard the swallowing of young snakes by their mother for protection. Other subjects include an experiment with rats and traps and unusual animal foods of man. There is also a reprint of "Habits of the Menopoma."Correspondents include: Col. M. L. Crimmins, Richard W. Westwood, R. K. Stewart-Hay, Clarence H....
Dates: 1907-1954

American Phytopathological Society Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1586

Correspondence of the society's president, Julian G. Leach, professor of plant pathology at West Virginia University, and papers of the society's War Emergency Committee.

Dates: 1941-1944

Earl L. Core (1902-1984) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1556
Scope and Contents Office files and correspondence of Dr. Core, head of the Biology Department, editor of Castanea, and well-known biologist. Collection includes multiple addenda, all of which have been interfiled except for the addendum of 1978/01/17.Includes personal and business correspondence from the time Dr. Core served as Chairman of the WVU Department of Biology (ca. 1951-1969). Some correspondence (1967-1969) pertains to the Morgantown Public...
Dates: 1928, 1948-1978

Earl L. Core (1902-1984) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1730
Scope and Contents Original Accession; 1756-1985; boxes 1-21 and two oversize folders Records of Earl L. Core, botanist, writer, editor, historian, and West Virginia University professor and Biology Department Head. Includes the correspondence, collected research materials, and writings of Dr. Core. The earliest correspondence, 1951-1960, deals mostly with his role as a botanist and West Virginia University Botany Department chair, and includes letters both to and from Dr. Core. Later...
Dates: 1756-1985

Earl L. Core (1902-1985) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1197
Scope and Contents The office files of Dr. Core, Head, Department of Biology, contain personal and professional correspondence. The papers deal with his work in the field of botany: as Curator of the Herbarium; as organizer of the Appalachian Botanical Club and editor of its journal, Castanea; and in various phases of botanical research. Some of the correspondence deals with academic duties and activities, and also reflects his interests in religious,...
Dates: 1920-1951 and undated

John E. Reed, Plant Encyclopedic Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M 4560
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 153 handmade scrapbooks in which John E. Reed gathered and pasted newspaper and magazine articles, pamphlets, pictures, definitions, and handwritten notes about different plants. These scrapbooks are alphabetized by the botanical/scientific names of each plant, and the collection also includes four index books for reference. It also includes copies of two pages of correspondence between John Reed and William H. Witte with background about the scrapbooks (Box 1).

Dates: circa 1910s-1950s

Robert C. Spangler (1892-1974) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2346

Correspondence, research notes, photographs, and other papers of a former Professor of Biology at West Virginia University (1914-1955). Includes some materials relating to Spangler's theory of sex determination and his famous debate in 1922 with William Jennings Bryan regarding the theory of evolution. Bryan had offered a $100.00 prize to any professor who could reconcile evolution with the Bible and Spangler took up the challenge.

Dates: 1912-1964

Southern Appalachian Botanical Club, Records and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3134
Scope and Contents This collection primarily includes records of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club (ca. 1950-1980). It also includes records of Phi Epsilon Phi, an honorary botanical fraternity (1920-1962), the West Virginia Academy of Science (1967-1971, 1985), and personal and professional papers of West Virginia University Biology Professor Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew (ca. 1930-1980).Series include:Series 1. Phi Epsilon Phi, 1920–1962 (box 1) Series 2. Southern...
Dates: 1920-1985

West Virginia Academy of Science Records

Collection Number: A&M 3133

Records from the files of the secretary of the West Virginia Academy of Science. Material concerning the Academy newsletter and published proceedings, membership, and Academy relations with other scientific organizations is included. Also correspondence, minutes of meetings, committee reports, and organizational papers are in the archives. Much material relates to the Academy's Scientific Talent Fund.

Dates: 1946-1980

West Virginia University, Biology Department, Records

Collection Number: A&M 5070
Overview Biology Department records, most of which pertain to the personal and professional activities of Elizabeth Bartholomew. Materials include: biographical information (Bartholomew, Core, Leach, Nuttall, Strausbaugh), Department Newsletters (includes extensive information, 1958-1965), photographs (including faculty and students, circa 1928-1960s, a Phi Epsilon Phi portrait, 1930, and WV and non-WV landscapes), returned mail of deceased servicemen (1945), and letters regarding students who are...
Dates: 1900-1989

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Botany 4
Morgantown (W. Va.) 4
Biology 3
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 3
Botany and botanists. 2