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Papers, 1819-1850.

Author: Samuel George Morton; Joseph Barclay Pentland
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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This collection includes correspondence, chiefly on scientific subjects, including education, medical practice, geology, mineralogy, craniology, paleontology, the Wilkes Exploring Expedition (also known as the United States Exploring Expedition 1838-1842), his publications ("Crania Americana" [1838] and "Crania Aegyptica"). In some of the letters, Morton writes as corresponding secretary of the Academy of Natural
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Genre/Form: Clippings
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Named Person: John James Audubon; John Bachman; Robert Montgomery Bird; Samuel Breck; Alexandre Brongniart; William Buckland; Charles Caldwell; Parker Cleaveland; George Combe; Timothy Abbot Conrad; William Cooper; James Ellsworth DeKay; Jacob Elisa Doornik; Peter Stephen Du Ponceau; Amos Eaton; George William Featherstonhaugh; Asa Gray; Samuel Stehman Haldeman; Richard Harlan; Samuel P Hildreth; Thomas Hodgkin; R La Roche; William Maclure; Gideon Algernon Mantell; Samuel L Mitchill; Samuel George Morton; Thomas Nuttall; Charles Pickering; Joel Roberts Poinsett; W S W Ruschenberger; Lucy Way Sistare Say; Thomas Say; Lewis David von Schweinitz; Henry Rowe Schoolcraft; Benjamin Tappan; John Torrey; Gerard Troost; John Collins Warren; Maximilien Alexandre Philippe Wied-Neuwied, prinz von
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel George Morton; Joseph Barclay Pentland
OCLC Number: 122489495
Description: ca. 600 items.

Abstract:

This collection includes correspondence, chiefly on scientific subjects, including education, medical practice, geology, mineralogy, craniology, paleontology, the Wilkes Exploring Expedition (also known as the United States Exploring Expedition 1838-1842), his publications ("Crania Americana" [1838] and "Crania Aegyptica"). In some of the letters, Morton writes as corresponding secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Also included in this collection are Morton's "Some Remarks on the Infrequency of Mixed Offspring Between the European and Australian Races" (1850), Joseph Barclay Pentland's notes on the aborigines of Peru (ca. 1840?), and newspaper clippings on Morton's death.

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