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The reminiscences of Theodosius Dobzhansky.

Author: Theodosius Dobzhansky; Barbara Land; Columbia University. Oral History Research Office.
Publisher: 1962-1963.
Series: Columbia University oral history collection., Part II ;, no. 55.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Biography : Manuscript : Microfiche   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geneticist. Topics include: childhood and education in Russia; early interest in genetics; experiences during revolutionary and post revolutionary years; training in genetics in Russia; Rockefeller fellowship to work in United States, 1928; California Institute of Technology, 1930-1940; professor of zoology, Columbia University, 1940. Detailed descriptions of work with T.H. Morgan, A.H. Sturtevant, and C.B. Bridges.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Theodosius Dobzhansky; Theodosius Dobzhansky
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Theodosius Dobzhansky; Barbara Land; Columbia University. Oral History Research Office.
ISBN: 088455063X 9780884550631
OCLC Number: 2952883
Notes: Typescript.
Transcript of interviews conducted by Barbara Land for the Oral History Research Office of Columbia University in 1962 and 1963.
Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [Glen Rock, N.J. : Microfilming Corp. of America, 1975]. 7 microfiches. (Columbia University oral history collection. Part II ; no. 55)
Description: 2 volumes (639 leaves)
Series Title: Columbia University oral history collection., Part II ;, no. 55.
Other Titles: Dobzhansky, Theodesius Grigorievich

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Geneticist. Topics include: childhood and education in Russia; early interest in genetics; experiences during revolutionary and post revolutionary years; training in genetics in Russia; Rockefeller fellowship to work in United States, 1928; California Institute of Technology, 1930-1940; professor of zoology, Columbia University, 1940. Detailed descriptions of work with T.H. Morgan, A.H. Sturtevant, and C.B. Bridges. Problems of artificial selection; racism; Zoology Department, Columbia University, 1940-1962; research in California, Mexico, Brazil; Latin American scientists; travels to New Guinea, Australia, Egypt, India, Indonesia. Impressions of noted scientists.

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