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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. Subjects include an experiment with rats and traps and unusual animal foods of man. There is a reprint of "Habits of the Menopoma."Correspondents include: Col. M. L. Crimmins, Richard W. Westwood, R. K. Stewart-Hay, Clarence H. Kennedy, D. S....
Collection Number: A&M.1586
Overview 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.
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 correspondence,...
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
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, Castenea; and in various phases of botanical research. Some of the correspondence deals with academic duties and activities, and also reflects his interests in religious, historical and civic...
Collection Number: A&M.2346
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.3134
Overview Includes primarily records of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club (ca. 1950-1980). 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).
Collection Number: A&M.3133
Overview 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.
Collection Number: A&M.5070
Overview Biology Department records, including: biographical info. (Bartholomew, Core, Leach, Nuttall, Strausbaugh), Dept. Newsletters (includes extensive info., 1958-65), photographs (including faculty and students, ca. 1928-60s, a Phi Epsilon Phi portrait, 1930, and WV and non-WV landscapes), returned mail of deceased servicemen (1945), and letters regarding students who are overseas (1944-45, in OS box). There are also Phi Epsilon Phi fraternity records, ca. 1929-50s; Terra Alta Biological Station...
Collection Number: A&M.5206
Overview Newsletters of the West Virginia University Department of Biology (1957-1965, scattered issues 1995-2009). Newsletters contain information regarding the activities of Biology Department faculty, staff, students, and alumni; programs and events of the Biology Department; and biology, botany, and science related events and discoveries in the region. Includes issue of newsletter which was drafted but not published (1999). Also contains newsletters of the Phi Epsilson Phi national botany fraternity...
Dates: 1950-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1966
- Names: West Virginia University. Department of Biology X
- Morgantown (W. Va.) 4
- Botany 3
- Monongalia County (W. Va.) 3
- Biology 2
- Botany and botanists. 2
- Castanea 2
- Evolution 2
- Bible. 1
- Botany -- West Virginia 1
- Core (W. Va.) 1
- Environmentalism. 1
- Evolution, Theory of. 1
- Genetic sex determination 1
- Genetics - Scientists letters and papers. 1
- Schools 1
- Scientists letters and papers - genetics. 1
- Snakes 1
- Universities and colleges 1
- World War II. 1
- Zoology 1 ∧ less