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Isaac Lea Papers, 1832-1876

Creator:
Lea, Isaac 1792-1886
Title:
Isaac Lea Papers, 1832-1876
Dates:
1832, 1832-1876
Summary:
These records of the research of Isaac Lea (1792-1886) document only a small part of his career. The most useful items are an unexpurgated manuscript of his critique of Timothy Abbott Conrad's Synopsis of the Family of Naiades of North America and some original manuscript drawings, notes, and labels for his famous study of the Unionidae. Lea gave an important collection of Unionidae to the United States National Museum.
Topics:
Invertebrate zoology, Unionidae
Subjects:
Lea, Isaac 1792-1886, Conrad, T. A (Timothy Abbott) 1803-1877, United States National Museum
Form/Genre:
Scientific illustrations, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007065
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!217224~!0#focus

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