About the Exhibit

This exhibit was curated by Kate MacCord and Jane Maienschein of Arizona State University and the MBL History Project, and Karl Matlin, Department of Surgery and Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science at the University of Chicago, with the cooperation and assistance of Jennifer Hart, Crerar Library of Science at the University of Chicago. The curators wish to thank the staff of the MBL, the Special Collections staff at the University of Chicago Library, and Dr. Michael LaBarbera for their assistance with this exhibit.

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