SIA RU007244, Cole, Leon J (Leon Jacob) 1877-1948, Leon J. Cole Photograph Collection, 1941 [graphic]

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Summary

Creator:
Cole, Leon J (Leon Jacob) 1877-1948
Title:
Leon J. Cole Photograph Collection, 1941 [graphic]
Date:
1941
Notes:
Leon J. Cole (1877-1948) was born in Allegany, New York. He received degrees from the University of Michigan, A.B., 1901, and Harvard University, Ph.D., 1906. In 1906 and 1907, Cole served as Chief of the Division of Animal Breeding and Pathology at the Rhode Island Experiment Station. From 1907 to 1910, he served as an Instructor of Zoology at the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University. In 1910, he became Associate Professor of Experimental Breeding in the College of Agriculture, University of Wisconsin, and was made Professor in 1914. His title was changed to Professor of Genetics in 1918 and he remained in that capacity until 1947. Cole was a member of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899 and participated in zoological expeditions to Bermuda, 1903; the Yucatan, 1904; Tortugas, Florida, 1906; Europe, 1911 and 1924; and Alaska, 1941. He also served as an investigator for the United States Bureau of Fisheries during the summers from 1901 to 1906
Summary:
This collection consists of an album of photographs taken by Cole in Alaska in 1941. The album also contains memorabilia collected by Cole. The photographs are in chronological order and are labeled
Topics:
Natural history, Zoology
Subjects:
Cole, Leon J (Leon Jacob) 1877-1948, Rhode Island Experiment Station, University of Michigan, Harvard University, Yale University Sheffield Scientific School, University of Wisconsin, United States Bureau of Fisheries, Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Form/Genre:
Photographs, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007244
Physical Description:
0.3 linear meter

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Record Unit 7244

Cole, Leon J, 1877-1948

Leon J. Cole Photograph Collection, 1941

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cole, Leon J, 1877-1948
Title: Leon J. Cole Photograph Collection
Dates: 1941
Quantity: 0.3 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7244
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Leon J. Cole (1877-1948) was born in Allegany, New York. He received degrees from the University of Michigan, A.B., 1901, and Harvard University, Ph.D., 1906. In 1906 and 1907, Cole served as Chief of the Division of Animal Breeding and Pathology at the Rhode Island Experiment Station. From 1907 to 1910, he served as an Instructor of Zoology at the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University. In 1910, he became Associate Professor of Experimental Breeding in the College of Agriculture, University of Wisconsin, and was made Professor in 1914. His title was changed to Professor of Genetics in 1918 and he remained in that capacity until 1947. Cole was a member of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899 and participated in zoological expeditions to Bermuda, 1903; the Yucatan, 1904; Tortugas, Florida, 1906; Europe, 1911 and 1924; and Alaska, 1941. He also served as an investigator for the United States Bureau of Fisheries during the summers from 1901 to 1906.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of an album of photographs taken by Cole in Alaska in 1941. The album also contains memorabilia collected by Cole. The photographs are in chronological order and are labeled.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7244, Cole, Leon J, 1877-1948, Leon J. Cole Photograph Collection

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Container List

Box 1

Photograph Album

Box 1 of 1

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