Collections & Exhibits

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Collections
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Henry Chandler Cowles with students American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936
Images from more than 4,500 glass lantern slides, glass negatives, and photographic prints, created by faculty members and students of the University of Chicago Department of Botany between 1891 and 1936, influential in the development of modern ecological studies. These photographs provide an overview of important representative natural landscapes across the nation
Formats
Digital
Images
Photographs
Subjects
University of Chicago
History of Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Worthen Geological Survey Geological Survey of Illinois
The reports of the first Illinois Geological Survey, directed first by Dr. Joseph G. Norwood from 1851-1855 and by Amos H. Worthen from 1858-1875, are a rich resource of information about Illinois geology, landscape and mineral resources.
Formats
Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Geophysical Sciences
Postcard of Wright's Airplane Postcards on Wright's Airplane Ascension at Le Mans
Three picture postcards from "Agnes," Chartres, France, to "Blanche," providing eyewitness description of Wilbur Wright's flight at Le Mans, France.
Formats
Digital
Images
Photographs
Subjects
History of Science
Rough draft Schaffner, Joseph Halle, Collection in the History of Science, 1642-1961
Contains correspondence and other documents from or related to prominent scientists. Includes the Marie Curie Correspondence with Charlotte Kellogg (ca. 1921-1929) and Curie Memorabilia, the Charles Darwin and Darwin Family Correspondence, the Albert Einstein-Walther Mayer Correspondence (1930-1933) and Einstein Photographs, the Isaac Newton Collection (1642-1727), and Miscellaneous Scientific Manuscripts (1744, 1777, 1820).
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Photographs
Subjects
History of Science