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Sturtevant, Alfred Henry (Biologist, Geneticist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1891 - 1970

Biographical/Historical

Background: Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Genetics, 1951-1962; Caltech Professor of Biology, 1928-1951.
Biographical/Historical Description: Sturtevant, a pioneer in genetics and a member of the productive drosophila school started by Thomas Hunt Morgan, was the first scientist to map the locations on chromosomes of the genes associated with particular inherited characteristics.
Biographical/Historical Collection Notes: Papers, 1849-1969. His papers are a rich source for the study of the social and intellectual history of genetics. They include correspondence, manuscript, lecture notes, laboratory notebooks, photos, and other papers. Also included are family letters (1849-1969) and genealogical material.

Collection size: 50 boxes, 22 linear ft.

Finding aid available at the Archives.

Photo of Alfred H. Sturtevant (PhotoNet).

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Footage

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2008-00074

History Of Genetics

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1998-00288

History Of Genetics

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1986-00624

Kimber Genetics Award

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00334

Life Of Mendel

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1998-00290

Life Of Mendel

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1986-00626

Memorial Service

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00333

Memorial Service

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1986-00628

National Medal of Science

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2006-00113

T. H. Morgan

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00332

T. H. Morgan

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1986-00627