Department of Zoology records

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US US kmk U2007.03

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Department of Zoology records


  • 1913–1969 (Creation)


0.25 Linear Feet, 1.00 Box

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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 Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, 1969.

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Conditions governing access

No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

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

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

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

Immediate source of acquisition

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

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

Materials document university history and a prominent faculty member.


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Specialized notes

  • 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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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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