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Alfred Marshall Mayer and Alfred Goldsborough Mayor papers

Title
Alfred Marshall Mayer and Alfred Goldsborough Mayor papers, 1864-1922.
Author
Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897.

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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1922 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
box 2Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1922 box 2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
Mayor, Alfred Goldsborough, 1868-1922.
Description
.58 linear foot (2 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Illustrations.
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Call Number
MssCol 1922
OCLC
693589038
Author
Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897.
Title
Alfred Marshall Mayer and Alfred Goldsborough Mayor papers, 1864-1922.
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Summary
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 expeditions to the Fiji Islands and the West Indies. Also included are drafts and colored illustrations for reports on zoology as director of the Totugas Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, Tortugas, Florida.
Occupation
Naturalists
Physicists
Zoologists
Added Author
Mayor, Alfred Goldsborough, 1868-1922.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1922
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