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Record Unit 7247,  Ward, Henry Baldwin, 1865-1945,  Henry Baldwin Ward Papers, 1888-1933 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Ward, Henry Baldwin, 1865-1945
Title: Henry Baldwin Ward Papers
Dates: 1888-1933 and undated
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7247
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection contains only a fragment of Ward's papers and consists mostly of photographs. A small amount of correspondence is also included.

Historical Note

Henry Baldwin Ward (1865-1945) was born in Troy, New York. He received degrees from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts (A.B., 1885), and Harvard University, (A.M., Ph.D., 1892). From 1888 to 1890, Ward participated in postgraduate study in Europe at the universities of Gottingen, Freiburg, and Leipzig, and the biological stations at Naples, Heligoland, and Villefranche-sur-Mer. His first teaching job was at Troy High School, where he served as Instructor of Science from 1886 to 1888. In 1892, Ward accepted the position of Instructor of Morphology at the University of Michigan. He was appointed Associate Professor of Zoology at the University of Nebraska in 1893, and was promoted to Professor in 1899 and Dean of the College of Medicine in 1902. Ward was named Professor of Zoology at the University of Illinois in 1909. In 1933, his title was changed to Emeritus Professor, and he remained at Illinois until his death.

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

This collection contains only a fragment of Ward's papers and consists mostly of photographs. A small amount of correspondence is also included.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7247, Ward, Henry Baldwin, 1865-1945, Henry Baldwin Ward Papers

Container List

Series 1

Photographs, 1888-1898 and undated.

This series consists of photographs collected by Henry Baldwin Ward and includes pictures of Europe taken while he worked as a postgraduate student, 1888-1890; photograph of the University of Nebraska Zoological Laboratory, circa 1897-1898; and miscellaneous portraits and photographs, mostly unidentified.

Box 1

Folder 1 Photographs, 1888-1898 and undated. Includes images of Charles L. Edwards, July 19, 1890 and Henry S. Pratt, Toledo, Ohio, 8/29/89.

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Folder 2 Photographs, 1888-1898 and undated. Includes images of August Weisman, Ernst Ehlers, Heurich Schaper, Dr. Hacker, G. Ricker, Theo T. Groom, Naples, 1890 and Prof. Semper, Wurzburg.

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Folder 3 Photographs, 1888-1898 and undated. Includes a group photo taken January 1897 (one of whom is J.H. Draper); an image of Frederic C. Lucas, July 24, 1892; two photographs of science classrooms during the 1890s, both with women students visible; and images of W.C. Hall, Crestin, Iowa, Neb. Univ., 1893 and Jacob Riezhard [or Riyhard].

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Folder 4 Photographs, 1888-1898 and undated. Includes images of E.S. Mark and H.H. Wilder, 1889; a group photo of "Advanced Students in Zoology, Spring 1897" which includes Henry Baldwin Ward and two female students, Daisy Bonnell and Anna Forster; and an image of Henry Baldwin Ward in the zoology laboratory of Bureau of Animal Husbandry, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Folder 5 Photographs, 1888-1898 and undated.

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Series 2

Correspondence, 1910, 1920, 1923, 1933 and undated.

Box 1

Folder 6 Correspondence, 1910, 1920, 1923, 1933 and undated

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