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Oakes Ames (1874-1950) graduated from Harvard in 1898, taught botany at Harvard and was director of the Botanical Museum. His papers document his personal and family life, and the field of botany, including teaching, research, and administration of the Botanical Museum.
Typescripts or reprints of papers presented at the Radcliffe College Seminar on Women, a joint project of the Radcliffe Seminars and the Women’s Archives (now the Schlesinger Library) in 1951.
Correspondence, financial records, clippings, etc., of Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit, which was held July-September 1936, in connection with Harvard’s Tercentenary.
Includes material pertaining to Pound's participation in the Boston and Cleveland crime surveys (1920's), as a member of the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement or Wickersham Commission (1929-1931), as a member of the American Bar Association and with various Masonic chapters, and as advisor to the Ministry of Justice in Nanking, China (1940's). Also two typed, bound journals recounting camping trips in West Virginia and to Civil War battlefields (1898, 1912-1917).