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Alfred Marshall Mayer was a noted American physicist born in Baltimore in 1836. His son, Alfred Goldsborough Mayor (1868-1922) was a noted marine zoologist and entomologist who changed the spelling of his last name to Mayor during World War I. Alfred Marshall Mayer's papers include correspondence, notes on physics and astronomy maintained as a student in Paris and as a teacher at Lehigh University and Stevens Institute of Technology. Material from Alfred Goldsborough Mayor includes academic papers, and notes on his studies at Harvard and on his expeditionsto the Fiji Islands and the West Indies. Also included aredrafts and colored illustrations for reports on zoology asdirector of the Totugas Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, Tortugas, Florida.
Controlled Access Terms
- Carnegie Institution of Washington. Tortugas Laboratory.
- Lehigh University -- Faculty.
- Stevens Institute of Technology -- Faculty.
- Marine biology -- Fiji.
- Marine biology -- West Indies.
- Physics -- Study and teaching.
- Zoological illustration.
Additional Creator Name
- Mayor, Alfred Goldsborough, 1868-1922.