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Manton Copeland Papers, 1882-1961, n.d. (bulk 1913-1948)


Correspondence (bulk 1930-1954)

Catalog Number: M39.1


Box 1
Correspondence:
Folder 1 A-C
2 C (continued)
3 D-G
4 G-H
5 N-R
6 S
7 T-V
8 W-Z
9 Meserve, Philip W. re: Iris type, 1921, 1931-1934, n.d.
10-11 Miscellaneous
12 Norton, Arthur H., Portland Society of Natural History, 1930-1936

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Bowdoin Materials, 1908-1946, n.d.

Catalog Number: M39.2


Box 1
Folder 13 Biology Club ledger, 1920s
14 Biology Club ledger, 1920s (removed materials)
15 Biology Department information, 1938-1945
16 Chi Psi material, 1937-1945, n.d.
17 College committees and vote, 1936-1942
18 Curriculum Committee report, 1942 Jan
19 Faculty information, 1938-1943
20 Faculty recommendation re: By-Laws concerning fraternity room and board bills, n.d.
21 Freshmen housing, 1941
22 Library report, 1942
23 Maine educational organization materials, 1908-1921, n.d.
Student Reports
24 "Answering the Mating Call," D.E. Reid, ca. 1934
25 "The Behavior and Ecology of the Hyla in Breeding Season," David Faxon, 1927
26 "Certain Aspects of the Theory of the Gene," Warren Stearns, 1932
27 "Ciliary Action in the Fallopian Tube of the Cat," Donald Scott, Jr., 1948
28 "Experiments on the Case-Building Behavior of the Larval Forms of Two Species of Trichoptera," Hubert Shaw, 1938
29 Field notes, Charles Bowers, 1941-1942
30 Field report, L. B. Flint, 1933
31 "Field Report," Robert Harrington, 1932
32 "Field Report," Ellis Spear, 1928
33 Nereis notes, David Faxon, 1929-1930
34 Nereis notes, Herman Sweet, 1930
35-36 Notes on Caddis fly larvae, Brewster Rundlette, 1937-1938
37 "Observations of Toad Copulation," Michael McPharlin, 1932
38 "Paper on Unknown Bees which Dwell on the Delta of Bowdoin College," Horace Sowles, 1940
39 "Reactions of Nereis to Mixed and Monochromatic Light," S.E. Merrill, 1936
40 "Report of Work on Caddis Fly Larvae," Sears Crowell, 1929-1930
41 "Report on Experiments on Nereis," Paul Walker, 1931
42 "Report on General Biological Accomplishments During One Summer at Bermuda Biological Station," Dexter Easton, 1946

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Class and Lab Materials, 1890-1943, n.d.

Catalog Number: M39.3


Handbook and Notebooks:
Volume 1 "Botany I, Manton Copeland"
Volume 2 "Botany II Lab, Manton Copeland, Cambridge"
Volume 3 "Handbook of Chemistry and Physics," 13th ed., 1928
Volume 4 "Histology Notes as far as nervous system," 1896-1897
Volume 5 "Lectures in Physics by Prof. C.C. Hutchins, 1894"
Volume 6 Notebook - biological drawings
Volume 7 Notebook - experiments
For the following notebooks, notebook number is on the cover only:
Volume 8 Notebook Three - experiments
Volume 9 Notebook Four - experiments
Volume 10 Notebook Five - experiments
Volume 11 Notebook Six - experiments
Volume 12 Notebook Ten - experiments
Volume 13 Notebook Eleven - experiments
Volume 14 Notebook Twelve - experiments
Volume 15 Notes - experiments, 1902
Folio Volume 16 Notes - experiments, 1910-1940
Volume 17 Notes - experiments, "worked mostly with Mr. H. G. Hawes," 1904
Volume 18 Pan American League (Maine) meeting notes, 1940-1941
Volume 19 "Pneumonia Literature" - notes, 1890-1922
Volume 20 "A Record of Cases Seen at the Johns Hopkins Hospital," 1898-1899
Volume 21 "Strains of Tubercle bacilli,"
Box 2
Reports (arranged chronologically):
Folder 1 1904 Jun-"Studies on the Spermatogenesis of the Honey Bee"
2 1906 Jun-"Some Stages in Spermatogenesis of the Honey Bee"
3 1906 Aug-"Mammals of Grand Manan, N.B."
4 1907 Jun-"Maturation Stages in Spermatogenesis of Vespa Maculata"
5-9 1908 May-"Spermatogenesis in Apis and Respa"
10 1912 Apr-"The Olfactory Reaction of Pufferfish"
11 1912 May-"Microsorex from Canton, NY"
12 1912 Dec-"Mammals of Greylock, MA"
13-14 1913 Jul-"Olfactory Reactions of Spotted Newt"
15 1914 Dec-"Pipistrellus in Maine"
16 1917 Jun-"Notes on Maine Mammals"
17-22 1918 Mar-"Olfactory Reactions of Allection and Busycon"
23-24 1919 Oct-"Locomotion in Alectrion"
25 1922 Mar-"Locomotion in Polinices"
26-27 1923-"Fauna of Penikese Island" (ed. by R.E. Coler)
28 1924 Feb-"Mammals of MacMillan Expedition to Baffin Island"
29 1924 Oct-"Chemical Sense and Feeding Behavior of Nereis Virens Sars"
30 1926 Jan-"Fauna of Penikese Island"
31 1927 Jul-"Notes on Florida Birds"
32-33 1930 Aug-"An Apparent Conditioned Response in Nereis Virens"
34 1934 Dec-"Modifications of Behavior in Nereis Virens"
35 1935 Oct-"Keeping Nereis for Physiological Study"
36 1937 Dec-"Case Building Instinct of Two Species of Trichoptera"
37-39 Undated-"Color Changes in Anolis"
40 Undated-"Lepidoptera from Penikese Island, MA" (map)
41 Undated-"Modifications of Motor Responses to Light in Lower Animals"
42 Undated-"Ciliary Movement" (with abstract by J. Gray)
43 Undated-"Collecting and Preparation of Diatomaceous Earth"
Box 3
Class Material:
Folder 1-5 Anatomy notes
6-11 Bacteriology lecture notes (reported by Preston Kyes, 1897-1898)
12 Bateson, W. ('89) notes
13 Bell, J.C. ('06) notes
14 Bethe, Albrecht notes, "The Nervous System of Carcinus Maenas"
15 Biological drawings
16-17 Biology IX exams
18 Biology entrance exams
19 Biology lab instructions, 1909
20 Biology lab instructions, 1917
21 Biology lab instructions, 1920
22-27 Biology majors exams
28 Biology notes
29 Botany I - Cambridge, MA, 1901
30-34 Botany I exams
35 Botany II lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1900-1901
36-38 Botany III lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1901-1902
39 Botany IV lecture notes
40 Botany lab instructions
41 Class material, 1923-1942
42-43 Class notes, 1906
44-45 Embryology notes
46 Evolution lecture notes
47-54 Evolution notes
Box 4
Folder 1-3 General class notes
4 Genetics notes
5 Medical Histology and Embryology exams and outlines
6 Notecards
7 Notes removed from Notebook Four, M39.3, volume 9
8-19 Ornithology notes
20 Rana (frog) lab instructions
21-25 Zoology I exams
26 Zoology I laboratory booklet published by Harvard Co-Operative Society
27-29 Zoology I lecture notes and drawings, Cambridge, MA, 1900-1901
30-37 Zoology II exams
38 Zoology II laboratory drawings, Cambridge, MA, 1901
39 Zoology II lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1901
40-41 Zoology III laboratory booklet, "Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates," published by Harvard Co-Operative Society, 1904, 1908
42-45 Zoology III laboratory drawings and lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1901-1902
46-47 Zoology IV lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1902-1903
48-49 Zoology V lecture notes
Box 5
Folder 1 Zoology VI exams
2 Zoology VI lecture notes
3-6 Zoology IX exams
7-10 Zoology X lecture notes
11-12 Zoology XIII lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1905-1906
13-14 Zoology XV lecture notes, Cambridge, MA, 1906
14a-b Zoology S-1, S-51 exams, 1942-1946
15-20 Zoology S-51 notes, 1943
21 Zoology lab instructions
Miscellaneous Material:
22 "Laboratory Outlines," 1905, 1915, 1919
23 "Strains of Tubercle bacilli," material removed from M39.3, volume 21
24 Various letters and notes, 1933-1934, n.d.
25 West, James, notebook of collection received from, 1932 Nov 221
Notes regarding experiments:
26 1923 notes
27-28 1924 notes
29 1925 Jul-Aug, "Nereis contact"
30-31 1927, "Nereis experiments: Worm B"
32-34 1927-1928, "Nereis experiments with 'Disky'"
35-38 1927-1928, "Neries light experiments"
39 1932 notes
40 1941, "Pedal cilia of land snails"
41 Undated, "Nereis vibration experiment no. 15"
42 Undated, "Nereis chemical stimuli"
43 Undated, "Nereis general material"
44-47 Undated, "Nereis ganglia"
48 Undated, "A Chromosome (tetrad) model"
49-51 Undated, "Palaemonetes"

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Garden Materials, 1913-1948, n.d.

Catalog Number: M39.4


Box 6
Garden Groups:
Folder 1 American Rock Garden Society (ARGS)-Sedum, 1935-1936
2-3 ARGS materials, 1934-1939
4-5 ARGS New York, 1935-1939
6 ARGS, North Atlantic Region, Spring 1937
7 New England Wild Flower Preservation Society, 1933-1939
8 Ferns, 1934-1940
9-12 Garden accessories, 1927-1943, n.d.
Box 7
Folder 1 Garden notes, 1913-1926, n.d.
2 Garden show of 1950
3 Rock gardens, 1937-1938
4-5 Sedum I, 1929-1933, n.d.
6 Sedum II, 1932-1936, n.d.
7 Solidago Aster, 1937-1941
8 Thymus, 1930-1948

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World War I and II Publications, 1914-1945

Catalog Number: M39.5


Box 7
Publications presented to the British Parliament "by Command of His Majesty":
Folder 9 1914-1915
10 1915-1916
11-13 1916
14 1916-1917
15 1917-1918
16 World War I, miscellaneous publications, 1915-1917
17 World War II, miscellaneous publications, 1935-1945

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Personal Materials and Photographs, 1882-1961, n.d.

Catalog Number: M39.6


Volume 1 Address book, n.d.
Box 7
Articles by and about Manton Copeland:
Folder 18 "Another Comment," 1938
19 "Fathers in the Dishpan," 1949
20 "Friendship and Ethics," 1950
21 "Our Little Planet Makes Good," 1933
22 "Manton Copelandiana"- Bowdoin Alumnus, 1961 Dec
23 Church material concerning St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Brunswick, Maine, 1928-1939
24 Dust jacket: "Peary," by William Herbert Hobbs
25-31 Journal, 1910 Jan-Dec
32 List of Copeland Cape Code literature collection (newspaper clipping), 1943
33 Memorabilia for 1934 trip to the White House for the Harvard Class of 1904 30th reunion, and for 1937 trip to Cornell for the inauguration of President Edmund Ezra Day
34 Miscellaneous ephemera, n.d.
35 Miscellaneous notes, n.d.
36 Mountain climbers - handwritten notes, no year
Photographs - biological:
37 Nereis worm photographs (31 images), n.d.
38 "Studies of Pond Life," album by E. Spear (Bowdoin Class of 1930)
Photographs - personal:
39 Hawes House print, n.d.
Luncheon on ship Artemesia, 1939 (6 small images)
Unidentified group on water's edge, n.d.
40 Scrapbook clippings, 1882-1898, n.d.
41 Scrapbook of ephemera, n.d.
42 Stamp collection correspondence, 1938-1940

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