Collection - Department of Zoology records

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Department of Zoology records


  • 1913–1969 (Creation)

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0.25 Linear Feet

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Archival history

It received accession number U2007.03, and the Division of Biology transferred the materials to the archives.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acqusition Source: Division of Biology
Acqusition Method: Transfer.
Acqusition Date: 20070215

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Scope and content

These materials include correspondence and reports of the the Department of Zoology, as well as sheet music of and tributes to faculty member James E. Ackert, namely Ackert correspondence, 1913–1918; reports from faculty about extending a Ph.D. program in zoology, 1958; faculty proposals regarding a 20-year plan for zoology, circa 1934; faculty comments about uniting zoology and entomology, circa 1945; "Aggie Loyalty" sheet music with words by Florence T. Ackert and music by James E. Ackert, circa 1915; and tributes to Ackert in <emph render='italic'>Transactions of the American Microscopical Society</emph>, 1969.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Materials document university history and a prominent faculty member.


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Conditions governing access

No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • English

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Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Department of Zoology records, Folder: [title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard


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  • English



Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Anthony R. Crawford
Processing Info: Anthony R. Crawford, university archivist, completed the processing of the collection in February 2007.
Publication Date: 2015-10-26

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