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Robert Kennicott (1835-1865?) and Henry M. Bannister (1844-1920) Papers

Identifier: 11/2/2

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.

Dates: 1857 - 1905

Oliver Marcy (1820-1899) Papers

Identifier: 3/7
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,...
Dates: 1794-1969