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Correspondence to Dr. Ernst Mayr from Sir Julian and Lady Juliette Huxley

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Identifier: MS 515
Overview This collection contains one handwritten letter from Sir Julian Huxley to Dr. Ernst Mayr, and three typed letters from Lady Juliette Huxley to Mayr. Lady Huxley’s letters were written after Sir Julian’s death, and they express her wishes to memorialize her husband.
Dates: 1974-1975

George C. Wheeler Correspondence, Scrapbook, and Biology Lecture and Laboratory Notes

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Identifier: MS 001
Abstract: The Wheeler materials include biology lecture and laboratory notes, correspondence, an autobiography and a scrapbook. The bulk of this collection are two bound copies of the notes from the biology classes that George Wheeler took as a student at the Rice Institute through the years 1915 to 1918.
Dates: 1915-1957; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916

Gossip Society manuscript volume

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Identifier: MS 218
Overview The volume contains the productions of the Sisterhood of the Gossip Society of Gloucester, England. The author is unknown, but goes by the nom de plume “Penelope Placid.” The entire work is purportedly a product of these women’s meetings; more likely, it is the work of one woman satirizing the situation of elderly spinsters whom society considered to be gossips in nineteenth century England.
Dates: 1803 - 1804

Julian Huxley and Anita Loos correspondence

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Identifier: MS 082
Abstract Correspondence between biologist Julian Huxley to Anita Loos, American screenwriter, playwright, and author. Many of these are great in length and most with remarkable content, evidencing the intimacy of Huxley and Loos.
Dates: 1960 - 1966

Julian Huxley Collected Papers

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Identifier: MS 516
Abstract: This collection contains various items relating to Julian Huxley, including photographs, a signed letter, handwritten notes, and a handwritten manuscript of The Development of Life.
Dates: ca. 1916-1951

Julian Huxley letter to Clinton George Evelyn Dawkins

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Identifier: MS 472
Overview Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to Clinton George Evelyn Dawkins in regards to his son, Clinton John Dawkins, embarking on a career in Africa.
Dates: ca. 1941

Julian Huxley letter to G. W. N. Eggers

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Identifier: MS 057
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to his student G.W. Hordholtz Eggers regarding their time working together in the biology lab at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1916

Julian Huxley letter to Mr. Fred Dyke

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Identifier: MS 058
Abstract: Personal letter from biologist Sir Julian Huxley to Mr. Fred Dyke, a Rice Institute student, in regards to meeting for tea.
Dates: 1914

Julian Sorrell Huxley “Morphism and Evolution” papers

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Identifier: MS 481
Overview This collection consists of notes on and drafts of Julian Huxley’s “Morphism and Evolution” as well as research materials and correspondence related to his work.
Dates: 1950-1957

Kenneth Clark/Julian Huxley Correspondence

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Identifier: MS 055
Abstract: Correspondence between biologist Julian Huxley to art historian Kenneth Clark, including some letters between their wives Juliette Huxley and Jane Clark, regarding art, artists, financing films of animals, Clark’s television series, both Clark’s and Huxley’s books, the Zoological Society of London, British Candidates for the Nobel Prize, WWII government projects, and personal matters. Huxley was Assistant Professor of Biology at Rice Institute (1913-1916).
Dates: 1935 - 1974