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Raymond Carroll Osburn Papers

Creator::
Osburn, Raymond Carroll, 1872-1955  Search this
Extent:
1.25 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Date:
1905-1955 and undated
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist of a small amount of Osburn's correspondence, research notes and drafts of publications on bryozoans, and original pen drawings of bryozoans.
Historical Note:
Raymond Carroll Osburn (1872-1955) received his B.S. (1898) and M.S. (1900) degrees from Ohio State University and his Ph.D. degree in 1906 from Columbia University. In 1898 Osburn was appointed Instructor of Biology and Embryology at Starling Medical College, and from 1899 to 1902 he was Professor of Biology at Fargo College. After studying at Columbia on a fellowship from 1902 to 1903, he taught at the New York High School of Commerce for four years. His other academic appointments included Assistant Professor of Zoology, 1907-1910, and Professor of Biology, 1910-1915, at Barnard College; Professor of Biology, 1915-1917, at Connecticut College for Women; and Professor of Zoology and Entomology and Entomology Department Chairman, 1917-1942, at Ohio State. In addition, he was Associate Director, 1910-1915, of the New York Aquarium; summer Director, 1918-1937, of the Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory of Ohio State; and Research Associate on Bryozoa, 1945-1952, at the Allan Hancock Foundation of the University of Southern California.
Topic:
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7246, Raymond Carroll Osburn Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7246
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Raymond Carroll Osburn Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7246

Osburn, Raymond C.

Forename:
Raymond  Search this
Middle Initial:
Carroll  Search this
Surname:
Osburn  Search this
Occupation:
Naturalists
Zoologists
Marine biologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1872
Death Date:
1955
See more records related to affiliations:
Ohio state university
Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory (Put-in-Bay, Ohio)
See more records associated with this person:
Osburn, Raymond C.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP745

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