Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Museum of Natural History
- Existence: 1870
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The papers of Robert Kennicott and Henry M. Bannister constitute a small but valuable collection, especially for the history of American science. The bulk of the collection consists of the letters and diaries of the two explorers, for the years 1857-1873. The papers of Henry Bannister are more extensive than those of his mentor. Photographs and correspondence concerning the history of the collection are also included.
Abstract The Oliver Marcy Papers comprise biographical materials; correspondence; copies of articles and addresses by Marcy; and materials relating to the Northwestern University Museum of Natural History. Marcy's correspondence concerns a variety of subjects, including his early career as a science teacher at Wilbraham Academy and at Amenia Seminary; his career as a faculty member and his two separate terms as Acting President of Northwestern; Northwestern's faculty and administration, campus life, and...