Collections tagged Natural Sciences

C. S. Peirce Manuscripts

C. S. Peirce Manuscripts

The goal of the Scalable Peirce Interpretation Network (SPIN) is to develop a model environment for distributed collaboration that can support an international network of researchers, students, and citizen scholars in cooperative efforts to encode and interpret handwritten manuscripts, including...

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Fu Chun Yu Lab Notebooks

Fu Chun Yu Lab Notebooks

Collection consists of three notebooks (in facsimile) kept by Fu Chun Yu while he was a post-doc in Prof. Felix Bloch's NMR laboratory at Stanford; they cover Yu's work with Warren Proctor that lead to a realization of the chemical shift in molecules.

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The Scientific Notebooks of German Orchidologist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kränzlin

The Scientific Notebooks of German Orchidologist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kränzlin

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The...

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The Scientific Notebooks of French Lily Specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre

The Scientific Notebooks of French Lily Specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The...

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Monterey Bay Historical Phytoplankton Project

Monterey Bay Historical Phytoplankton Project

Climate change is driving rapid changes in our biosphere on local and global scales. Our capacity to understand these shifts relies entirely upon two critical things: long-term biological and environmental observations, and an ability to discover and access them. Phytoplankton (microscopic...

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Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

This Collection has been fully Transcribed Thank you to everyone who helped make this collection more accessible Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and...

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Edward S. Ross field notes

Edward S. Ross field notes

This a collection of Edward S. Ross (1915-2016) field notes. Edward Ross received his PhD in 1941 with the Department of Entomology at UC Berkeley, where he was a teaching assist for E.O. Essig. Before finishing his degree he was offered the position of Curator of Entomology at the California...

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Colonial North America: Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology

Colonial North America: Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology

Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

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Monterey Bay Historical Zooplankton Project

Monterey Bay Historical Zooplankton Project

Climate change is driving rapid changes in our biosphere on local and global scales. Our capacity to understand these shifts relies entirely upon two critical things: long-term biological and environmental observations, and an ability to discover and access them. Zooplankton (small animals...

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SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889

SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889

Help the ROM Library and Archives transcribe the 900+ pages of this letter book of Samuel Wilmot (1822-1899), a pioneering pisciculturist who initiated and led Canada's fish-culture program between 1868 and 1895. Wilmot established a hatchery in Newcastle, ON, intending to save the Lake Ontario...

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Walter Alexander's Herbarium and plant analysis notebook

Walter Alexander's Herbarium and plant analysis notebook

Assembled in 1897 by African American high school student, Walter Alexander (1880-1910) of Ironton, Ohio. Alexander created the notebook when he was around 17 years old while attending Kingsbury Public High School. It features mounted plant specimens, pen-and-ink sketches of botanical details,...

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John Fletcher Comer Journal

John Fletcher Comer Journal

John Fletcher Comer was a cotton planter of Barbour County, Ala., where he also ran a sawmill and corn mill. J.F. Comer was the father of Braxton Bragg Comer, who, in 1906, became governor of Alabama. The collection is a journal kept by John Fletcher Comer containing various kinds of records...

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Auckland Museum Transcription Projects

Auckland Museum Transcription Projects

Help transcribe digitised content from Auckland Museum, including titles made available for the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Manasseh Cutler Papers

Manasseh Cutler Papers

This collection includes materials sourced from the Manasseh Cutler Papers. Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823) was a clergyman from Massachusetts who served as a member of the House of Representatives. As an agent of the Ohio Company of Associates, he was involved in the settlement of the Northwest...

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GSM registers

GSM registers

Historic fossil registers held by British Geological Survey, Keyworth, UK. Part of the GSM (Geological Survey Museum) Collection.

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Ukrainian Collection

Ukrainian Collection

The National Agricultural Library (NAL) is collaborating with the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) in a cooperative collection building and digitization project that will serve to support biodiversity and scientific research in Ukraine, help preserve rare and unique Ukrainian cultural...

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Albert Ruth Papers

Albert Ruth Papers

The Albert Ruth Papers is a sub-collection of correspondence, notebooks, and papers within the Mary Daggett Lake Papers. Albert Ruth (1844-1932) was an early North Texas botanist, whose collection of nearly 10,000 specimens was purchased by the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and was later displayed...

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Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library: Botanical Exploration Papers

Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library: Botanical Exploration Papers

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has been engaged in collecting temperate woody plants since its founding in 1872. Its Library and Archives hold a rich collection of materials related to this collecting, including the archives of Ernest Henry Wilson, our greatest collector. We offer...

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A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition

A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition

In 1853 Elisha Kent Kane set off on the Second Grinnell Expedition, ostensibly to search for survivors of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition launched in 1845, but also to discover the Northwest Passage. Kane, an ambitious scientist, was also on a quest to become famous for arctic exploration,...

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Colonial North America: Countway Library of Medicine

Colonial North America: Countway Library of Medicine

Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

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Iowa Seed Catalogs

Iowa Seed Catalogs

This collection contains trade catalogs, 1881-1922, from Iowa seed companies, such as the Iowa Seed Company and Dorr's Iowa Seeds. Catalogs include seeds and bulbs for flowers, trees, herbs, ornamental shrubs, vegetables, grains, grasses, and fruit. In addition, the catalogs often also include...

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