Farish Alston Jenkins, Jr. Papers, ca. 1967-2013
The course material in this collection contains handouts, drafts, lecture material, sketches, and notes. The administrative and financial material, on the other hand, primarily includes blank and filled forms required in the running of the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department, as well as the documentation of office activity through the retention of receipts, invoices, expense reports, and policy descriptions. The bulk of the collection consists of illustrations and other audiovisual material, such as photographs, 16 mm films, negatives, X-rays, sketches, transparencies, diagrams, maps, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, graphs and charts, illustrations, and skeleton specimens.
- ca. 1967-2013
- Jenkins, Farish A., Jr., 1940-2012 (Person)
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Researchers interested in using the collection for scholarly and/or publication purposes must seek permission from the Special Collections Librarian of the Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.
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22.75 cubic feet (Processed: 22 boxes, including unboxed oversized folders; Unprocessed (for more information, see Assessment record): 1 box and 4 metal drawer cabinets; 1 logo embosser seal with text ) : Contains documents (notes, letters, etc.), photographic prints, film negatives, 16 mm films, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, floppy disks, compact discs, maps, drawings, skeleton specimens, etc.
Series 1: Administrative and Financial Materials, ca. 1970-2008 Series 2: Course Material, ca. 1969-2010 Series 3: Tiktaalik Coverage, 2006 Series 4: HMNH Travel, ca. 1990-2013 Series 5: Expeditions, ca. 1969- 2008 Series 6: Research, ca. 1970- 2011 Series 7: Operating Manuals, ca. 1982-1995 Series 8: Manuscripts, ca. 1968-2010 Series 9: Illustrations, ca. 1968-1999 Series 10: Visual Materials, ca. 1967-1993 Series 11: Miscellaneous, ca. 1971-2002 Series 12: Audiovisual Materials, ca. 1967-2001 Series 13: Oversized Items, ca. 1968-1999
This collection was processed by Amy C. Vo, a former student at the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, in the summer of 2014. The finding aid was written by Vo in 2014 and edited by Rona Razon in 2018-2019.
- Farish Alston Jenkins, Jr. Papers, ca. 1967-2013
- Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
- Started and completed in 2014; Revised and published in 2018-2019
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