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Primary Sources in Science and Technology in Special Collections

About the collection

Zoology and related agricultural sciences, which support the University's agriculture programs, are also significant. Of particular importance are the illustrated natural historybooks of the nineteenth century.

From the collection

“Blue Jay” reproduction, Birds of America, undated

Highlights from the print collection

Audubon, John James. The birds of America: from original drawings; reissued by J.W. Audubon ; chromolithography by J. Bien. New York: Roe Lockwood & Son, 1860.

The American entomologist and botanist. St. Louis, Mo.: [s.n.], 1870.

Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison). The naturalist's library; containing scientific and popular descriptions of man, quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects; comp. from the works of Cuvier, Griffith, Richardson ... and other writers on natural history. Arranged according to the classification of Stark.
New York, C. Wells [18--]

Highlights from the manuscript collection

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MSS 303 Wilson Family papers

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