Helen I. Breed papers, 1947-1992.

Collection Number: 21-18-3415

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Helen I. Breed papers, 1947-1992.
Collection Number:
21-18-3415
Creator:
Helen Illick Breed, 1925-2001.
Quantity:
6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Student papers and research materials .
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes student papers and research materials for Hellen I. Breed's doctoral dissertation.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Helen Josephine Illick received her bachelor's (1947) and master's (1949) degrees from Syracuse University. She received a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1953, and served as a research associate in the Department of Natural Resources with Edward Raney.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Student papers and research materials for her doctoral dissertation: A comparative study of the lateral-line system on the head of North American Cyprinidae, 1953; research notes, including Lake George research files; photographs and slides relating to her research on Cyprinidae (carps and minnows) family and the genus Hybopsis (chubs); laboratory slides; specimen ledger; bibliography cards; materials on the Rensselaer County Environmental Council; and materials on the 1992 United Nations "Earth Summit" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Also, correspondence files from 1954 through 1969/70, including consistent correspondence with Edward Raney; about 3 years of correspondence on her Earth Summit activity; and 2001 Woman of Distinction poster for Dr. Breed.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Breed, Helen Illick, 1925-2001.
Raney, Edward C. (Edward Cowden), 1909-
New York State College of Agriculture. Department of Natural Resources.
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (1992 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Subjects:
Ichthyology.
Cyprinidae.
Hybopsis.
Ichthyologists.
Women scientists--United States.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Helen I. Breed papers, #21-18-3415. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Master of Zoology Thesis-Syracuse University
June 1949
Box 1 Folder 2
Paper- Factors Influencing Lapillary Permeability
Box 1 Folder 3
Paper- Generalized Description of Cephalic Lateral-Line Canals of the Cyprinidae
Box 1 Folder 4
Ceph. Lat. Line Canals of Cyprinidae - Notes, Outlines, Drafts, Glass Plates
Box 1 Folder 5
Ceph. Lat. Line Canals of Cyprinidae - Figures, Plates
Box 1 Folder 6
Ceph. Lat. Line Canals of Cyprinidae - Notes by Edward C. Raney, Cornell University
1954
Box 1 Folder 7
Ceph. Lat. Line Canals of Cyprinidae -Draft
Box 1 Folder 8
Doctoral Thesis (Draft) - Cornell University - Comp of Lat. Line of Cyprinidae
Sept. 1953
Box 1 Folder 9
Graduate Work - Water Metabolism in Mice - Lab Notes
1948-1949
Box 1 Folder 10
Use of Tape Recording in Conservation Education - Correspondenc, Pamphlets, Clippings, and Meeting Notes
Box 1 Folder 11-12
Bound AA's in Muscles of Fishes
Box 1 Folder 13
Reprints - X-Ray Diffraction Studies of Hard Tissues of Verts.
Box 1 Folder 14
Bound AA's in Muscles of Fishes - Complete Copy - Notes by E.C. Raney
May 5, 1964
Box 1 Folder 15
Bound AA's in Muscles of Fishes -Chromatography Manuscript Draft 4
Box 1 Folder 16
Bound AA's in Muscles of Fishes - Discussion - Copy 4 and carbon copy
Box 1 Folder 17
Chromatographic and Lab Data Sheets - Norwegian Fishes
Box 1 Folder 18
Annual Report European Research
1959-1960
Box 1 Folder 19
Chromatography Reprints
Box 1 Folder 20
Chromatography Laboratory Equipment
Box 1 Folder 21
Ceph. Lat. Line Canals - Rough Drafts and Original of Paper
Box 1 Folder 22
Notropis baileyi, N. chrosomus, N. lutipinnis (lat. line) - Reprints and Original
Box 1 Folder 23
Bound AA's Manuscripts
Box 1 Folder 24
Copies of X-Ray Diffraction Proposal and Preparation of Tissues
Box 1 Folder 25
Research Grant Requests
Box 1 Folder 26
Hard Tissue Research
Box 1 Folder 27
Chromatography Lab Data
Box 1 Folder 28-32
Archival Copy - Cyprinidae (I-V) - Ceph. Lat. Line Diagrams - Natural Res., Cornell
Box 1 Folder 33
Research Materials
Box 2 Folder 1
Hybopsis Manuscript
Box 2 Folder 2-4
Hybopsis Pictures
Box 2 Folder 5-6
Hybopsis Slides
Box 2 Folder 7-9
Notebook 1
1959-1960
Box 2 Folder 10-12
Notebook 2
Box 2 Folder 13-14
Notebook 3
Box 2 Folder 15
Notebook 4
1959
Box 2 Folder 16
Lake George
Box 2 Folder 17
Lake George - NYS Conservation Dept.
Box 2 Folder 18
Lake George - Research Proposal
1968
Box 2 Folder 19
Lake George - Proposal - Physics Dept. RPI
1969
Box 2 Folder 20
Lake George - Research Proposal - Drafts and Carbons
Box 2 Folder 21
Lake George - Study
Box 2 Folder 22-23
Lake George - Reprints
Box 3 Folder 1-3
Rensselaer County Environmental Managment Council
Box 3 Folder 4
Exxon Environmental Publications
Box 3 Folder 5
Science
Aug.-Sept. 1974
Box 3 Folder 6
Lab Manual for Mammalian Physiology
Box 3 Folder 7
Articles - Women in Science
Box 3 Folder 8
Newsletters and Reports
Box 3 Folder 9
Appointment to RCEMC
1971, 1973
Box 3 Folder 10
Environmental Council - Dr. Helen I. Breed
Box 3 Folder 11
Environmental Reports
Box 3 Folder 12
Fisheries Newsletters
1992
Box 3 Folder 13
Traveling Expense Vouchers
Box 3 Folder 14
Speech - Tamarac High School Graduation
June 25, 1993
Box 3 Folder 15
Newspaper Clippings
Box 3 Folder 16
Correspondence - Obstruction of Indian Creek Rd.
Box 3 Folder 17
International Council on Metals and the Environment
Box 3 Folder 18
UN - High-Level Advisory Board on Sustainable Development
Box 3 Folder 19
The '92 Global Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Box 3 Folder 20
UNCED Preparatory Committee (Prep Com IV)
Box 3 Folder 21
Critiques - Prep Com IV Documents bases on Women's Action Agenda 21
Box 3 Folder 22
Press Releases - Rio and Environmental
Box 3 Folder 23
United Nations Press Releases
Box 3 Folder 24
Ad Hoc Discussion Group - BCERF
February 5, 1999
Box 3 Folder 25
UNCED - Agenda 21
Box 3 Folder 26
Carnegie Council Environmental Seminar
February 24, 2000
Box 3 Folder 27
Council on Foreign Relations - Global Warming
April 2, 1999
Box 3 Folder 28
Bella Abzug Memorial Service
Box 3 Folder 29
WEDO and WIPAC
Box 3 Folder 30
World Women's Congress for a Healthy Planet - Action 21
Box 3 Folder 31
Correspondence - Bella Abzug - WEDO, WIPAC
Box 3 Folder 32
Alicia Barcena - Earth Council
Box 3 Folder 33
Woman's Caucus
March 1992
Box 3 Folder 34
Environment
Box 3 Folder 35
Nicholas Robinson
Box 3 Folder 36
Chief Bisi Ogunleye - Africa - Local Initiative: Key to Women's Voice in Global Decision Making
Box 3 Folder 37
International Organizations - Earth Council, Center for Common Future, etc.
Box 3 Folder 38
A World Congress for Education and Communication on Environment and Development - Toronto, Canada
October 17-21, 1992
Box 3 Folder 39
Eastman Kodak Chemical Co. "Responsible Care" Member
Box 3 Folder 40
United Earth and Earth Prize Awards
Box 3 Folder 41
Dunlap, Riley E. "American Environmentalism"
Box 3 Folder 42
Gallop - "The Health of the Planet Survey"
Box 3 Folder 43
From Rio to the Capitols - State Strategies for Sustainable Development
May 1993
Box 3 Folder 44
Professional Reports A-C
Box 3 Folder 45
Professional Reports D-E
Box 3 Folder 46
Professional Reports G-H
Box 3 Folder 47
Professional Reports L-M
Box 3 Folder 48
Professional Reports N-P
Box 3 Folder 49
Professional Reports R-S
Box 3 Folder 50
Professional Reports T-U
Box 3 Folder 51
Professional Reports W
Box 4 Folder 1
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Box 4 Folder 2
Steroids from the Adrenal Cortex
Box 4 Folder 3
Laboratory Examination - Muscles
Box 4 Folder 4
Hour Examination - Skeleton and Muscle
Box 4 Folder 5
Hour Examination - Nervous System
Box 4 Folder 6
Hour Examination - Circulation
Box 4 Folder 7
Respiration Exam
Box 4 Folder 8
Outhine - Previous Course at RS
Box 4 Folder 9
Physiology 202 - Final Exam
Box 4 Folder 10
Physiology 106A - Final Exam
Box 4 Folder 11
Outline of Lectures and Laboratories for Anatomy and Physiology
Box 4 Folder 12
Lecture Notes - Human Physiology 136
Box 4 Folder 13
Vertebrate Paleontology
Box 4 Folder 14
Ichthyology Lectures
Box 4 Folder 15
Nature Writings
Box 4 Folder 16
Endocrinology - Final Exam
Box 4 Folder 17
Physiology 105A - Final Exam
Box 4 Folder 18
Lecture Notes - Physiology, 105B
Box 4 Folder 19
Physiology 105 - Exam
Box 4 Folder 20
State University Teachers' College
Box 4 Folder 21
Examinations - Physiology 105 - Vassar
Box 4 Folder 22
Examinations - Physiology 91 and 136
Box 4 Folder 23
Tissues
Box 4 Folder 24
Junior College of Russell Sage College
Box 4 Folder 25
Physiology 105A - Tentative Outline for 1954-1955
Box 4 Folder 26
Introduction for the Student
Box 4 Folder 27
Lab Outlines - 1st Semester - Biology 105B
Box 4 Folder 28
Physiology 91- Laboratory Experiments
Box 4 Folder 29
Biology - Laboratory Outlines
Box 4 Folder 30
Zoology I - Outline
Box 4 Folder 31
Russell Sage Quill
Box 4 Folder 32
Botany - Lab Outline
Box 4 Folder 33
Geology - Textbook
Box 4 Folder 34
Conservation - Classroom Material
Box 4 Folder 35
Histology and Cytolgoy - Lecture Notes
1948-1949
Box 4 Folder 36
Entomology - Lecture Notes
1950
Box 4 Folder 37
Vertebrate Anatomy - Lab Guide and Exam Booklet
Box 4 Folder 38
Geology - Lecture Outline
Box 4 Folder 39
Mammology - Lecture Notes
Box 4 Folder 40
Ornithology - Lecture Notes
Box 4 Folder 41
Economic Zoology
Box 4 Folder 42
Botany - Lecture Notes and Lab Outlines
1950
Box 4 Folder 43
General Education - National Science - Class Materials
Box 4 Folder 44
General Science - Lecture Notes
1951
Box 4 Folder 45
Entomology
Box 4 Folder 46
Bibliography Cards I
Box 4 Folder 47
Bibliography Cards II
Box 4 Folder 48
Bibliography Cards III
Box 4 Folder 49
Bibliography Cards IV
Box 5
3 Metal Boxes of Bibliography Cards
Box 5
5 Wooden Boxes Fixed Microscope Slides - Histology
Box 5
Red Wooden Box Fixed Microscope Slides - Various
Box 5
3 Metal Boxes Transparency Slides
Box 5
Record of Specimens used in Chromatography Studies of Fishes
Box 6 Folder 1
NYS program, Rio, etc.
1993
Box 6 Folder 2
Letters of recommendation and invitation
1992
Box 6 Folder 3
Governor Mario Cuomo
1993
Box 6 Folder 4
Dr. Martin Smith - NiMo [Niagara-Mohawk] Environmental Affairs
1993
Box 6 Folder 5
Correspondence - Joseph Martens, Deputy Secretary to the Governor
1992-1993
Box 6 Folder 6
Correspondence - Langdon Marsh, Executive Deputy Commissioner N.Y.S. Environmental Conservation
1992-1993
Box 6 Folder 7
Correspondence - Maurice Hinchey
1992
Box 6 Folder 8
N.Y.S. Environmental Summit, Rye, N.Y., 12/2-12/4/1992
1992
Box 6 Folder 9
Rio/etc.
1991-1992
Box 6 Folder 10
Notes
1991-1992
Box 6 Folder 11
Correspondence - Henry Eltinge Breed III [son]
1998
Box 6 Folder 12
WEDO [Women's Environment and Development Organization] Comments
1992
Box 6 Folder 13
Economic Impact
1990
Box 6 Folder 14
Rensselaer Health Department
1978
Box 6 Folder 15
Resources study
1978
Box 6 Folder 16
RPI [Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute] publications
1975-1978
Box 6 Folder 17
Environmental Conservation Commission
1975
Box 6 Folder 18
Environmental publications
1972-1975
Box 6 Folder 19
Publications
1972-1973
Box 6 Folder 20
Biological Congress News
1971
Box 6 Folder 21
Correspondence
1969
Box 6 Folder 22
Correspondence
1968
Box 6 Folder 23
Alumni newsletter
1968
Box 6 Folder 24
Publications
1959-1960
Box 6 Folder 25
Scientific Collecting
1966-1967
Box 6 Folder 26
Summer 1966 Appointment: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
1966
Box 6 Folder 27
Business correspondence
1966
Box 6 Folder 28
Correspondence
1965
Box 6 Folder 29
Letter of Appointment R.P.I.
1964
Box 6 Folder 30
Correspondence
1964
Box 6 Folder 31
Correspondence
1963
Box 6 Folder 32
Correspondence
1962
Box 6 Folder 33
Correspondence
1961
Box 6 Folder 34
Correspondence
1960
Box 6 Folder 35
Correspondence
1959
Box 6 Folder 36
Correspondence
1958
Box 6 Folder 37
AIBS [American Institute of Biological Sciences] Bulletin
1958
Box 6 Folder 38
Correspondence
1957
Box 6 Folder 39
N.S.F.
1957
Box 6 Folder 40
Publications
1956, 1969
Box 6 Folder 41
Correspondence
1956
Box 6 Folder 42
Correspondence
1955
Box 6 Folder 43
Correspondence
1954
Box 6 Folder 44
Position offers and letters of acceptance for teaching or research
1946-1957
Box 6 Folder 45
Graduate School
1946-1953
Box 6 Folder 46
Vita and Personal Credentials
1952-1956
Box 6 Folder 47
Biology, General Science, Hygiene Class: Quizzes and Exams
1950
Box 6 Folder 48
The Log
1946
Box 6 Folder 49
Correspondence
2005
Box 6 Folder 50
Manual for an Introduction to Geology, by Robert O. Bloomer
1946
Box 7
Additional material
Mapcase Folder 1
Posters of forums and events, etc
Folder 1
Photocopies of newspaper clippings and other material on Joseph S. Illick and Hellen J. Illick; Helen J. Illick paper on Anna Botsford Comstock
1952-1992