H.J. Conn Papers,1911-1959

Collection Number: 22-2-661

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
H.J. Conn papers, 1911-1959.
Collection Number:
22-2-661
Creator:
H. J.(Harold Joel), Conn 1886-1975.
Quantity:
20 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, printed material, financial records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence with other bacteriologists, public health officials, publishers, commercial laboratories, and Cornell administrators, as well as reports, financial records, notes, and printed material, concerning his participation in the work of the Biological Stain Commission, National Research Council, American Public Health Association, and Society of American Bacteriologists, his scientific writings, and research projects.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Chief of Research Soil Bacteriology, N.Y.S. Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva, 1920-1948.
Cornell University Ph.D. 1911.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence with other bacteriologists, public health officials, publishers, commercial laboratories, and Cornell administrators, as well as reports, financial records, notes, and printed material, all of which concern his participation in the work of the Biological Stain Commission, of which he was chairman, National Research Council, American Public Health Association, and Society of American Bacteriologists, his scientific writings, and research projects undertaken at Geneva and elsewhere; correspondents include Robert S. Breed, Arthur P. Hitchens, George J. Hucker, Floyd K. Richtmyer, William A. Stocking, and Selman A. Waksman. Also, copies of his publications, an autobiography (86 pp. typescript carbon), and "A Religious Scientist at the Turn of the Century" (123 pp. mimeo), his biographical essay on his father, Herbert William Conn, professor of bacteriology at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, in which is included a bibliography of his father's writings.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Conn, H. J.1886-1975.
Breed, Robert Stanley, 1877-1956.
Conn, H. W.(Herbert William), b. 1859.
Hitchens, Arthur Parker, 1877-1948.
Hucker, George James, 1893-
Richtmyer, F. K.(Floyd Karker), 1881-1939.
Stocking, William Alonzo, 1872-1926.
Waksman, Selman A.(Selman Abraham), 1888-1973.
American Public Health Association.
Biological Stain Commission.
Cornell University.
National Research Council (U.S.)
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.
Society of American Bacteriologists.

Subjects:
Bacteriology, Agricultural.
Bacteriology--Technique.
Soils--Analysis.
Public health.
Bacteriologists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
H.J. Conn papers, #22-2-661. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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