This collection contains only a fragment of Henry Baldwin Ward's papers and consists mostly of photographs. A small amount of correspondence is also included.
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.
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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7247, Henry Baldwin Ward Papers
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;...
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; a...
Placer mining on the Rogue River, Oregon, in its relation to the fish and fishing in that stream, by Dr. Henry Baldwin Ward, consultant. An ecological study made for the Oregon State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, September 1937--May 1938