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MS Am 1210

Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866. Augustus A. Gould papers, 1831-1866: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1210
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866.
Title: Augustus A. Gould papers, 1831-1866,
Date(s): 1831-1866 (inclusive),1838-1852 (bulk).
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of American naturalist and physician Augustus A. Gould.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

49M-280. Gift of Williams College Library, Williamstown, Mass.; received: 1948.

Processing Information:

NOTE: This collection consists of only two boxes with correspondents from A-H. This was all that was received in this accession; this repository has no knowledge of the whereabouts of additional correspondence.
Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) Gould Papers, 1831-1866 (MS Am 1210). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Gould, a naturalist and physician, was one of the great influences on the development of the study of conchology. He was a constant contributor to scientific journals and a joint author with Louis Agassiz of Principles of Zoology (1848).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Consists of professional correspondence to Gould concerning scientific work in the field of natural history particularly the study of shell specimens. Correspondents include Charles Baker Adams, Louis Agassiz, John Gould Anthony, John Bartlett, Hugh Cuming, James Dwight Dana, Charles Darwin, Louis R. Gibbes, Samuel Stehman Haldeman, James Hall, and Thaddeus William Harris. Also one letter by Gould and four unidentified letters.

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