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Overview: Eileen Jackson Southern (1920-2002) was the first African-American woman to be appointed as a tenured full professor at Harvard University, where she taught from 1975 to 1987. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and publications that chronicle her time as a Harvard College professor and as Chair of the Afro-American Department, as well as her tenure at the City University of New York, and retirement.
Overview: Fotis C. Kafatos (1940-2017) was professor of Biology at Harvard University (1969-1994) and chair of the Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology (1978-1981). The Fotis C. Kafatos personal archive chiefly contains Kafatos’s class notes taken while he was a student at Cornell University (1958-1961) and Harvard University (1961-1963) primarily in the fields of biology and zoology, and his Harvard University lecture notes from 1965 to 1990 that he used in his biology classes. Also...
Overview: The Hall Jackson papers, 1771-1810 (inclusive), undated, principally consist of correspondence from Hall Jackson (1739-1797) between 1771 and 1790 to his patients and other physicians regarding medical cases and remedies. There is also a small number of nineteenth century records generated by Dr. William Perry (1788-1887), a Harvard College and Harvard Medical School graduate who was in possession of the Jackson papers.
Overview: This collection chiefly chronicles Henry Edwards Scott, Jr. (1900-1990) studies in the fields of chemistry, engineering sciences, English, mathematics, physics, and music at Harvard University primarily from 1918 to 1922, and his participation in student organizations including the Pi Eta Club and the Harvard Glee Club. A drawing and a commercial advertisement demonstrate Scott’s career as an artist.
Overview: The Jeffries Wyman papers, 1826-1936 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk) are the product of Wyman's research, teaching, professional, and publishing activities throughout his career as a naturalist and scientific researcher with positions as the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; curator of what is now the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University; curator of the Lowell Institute, Boston; and as a professor of anatomy and...
Scope and Contents: Collection contains Opdycke’s lecture notes, course handouts, exams, and a few student papers for art history courses that Opdycke taught at Harvard from the 1930s through the early 1960s. Most lecture notes are handwritten; handouts and exams are mimeograph copies of typescript.