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Guide to the George Thomas Hargitt Papers, 1927-1941

Abstract

George T. Hargitt came to Duke University in 1930 where he became a Professor of Zoology and Director of Graduate Studies.

Contains material pertaining to Professor Hargitt's Biology classes 1-4, including lists of reference and reserve books, bibliographies, student term papers, lists of scientific leaders, and outlines for seminars and courses. Materials in the collection date from 1927-1941.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Hargitt, George Thomas, 1881-1971.
Title
George Thomas Hargitt papers, 1927-1941
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 300 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Contains material pertaining to Professor Hargitt’s Biology classes 1-4, including lists of reference and reserve books, bibliographies, student term papers, lists of scientific leaders, and outlines for seminars and courses. Materials in the collection date from 1927-1941.

Administrative Information

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Portions of these materials are restricted by donor request.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Student papers, 1927-1941
Box 1
History of Biology - Outline II
Box 1
Seminar - History Biology, weekly outline
Box 1
History of Biology - Reference and reserve books
Box 1
Originals and translations - classic historical articles in books
Box 1
History of Biology, outlines (4 folders)
Box 1
History of Biology, reference and reserve books
Box 1

Historical Note

George T. Hargitt came to Duke University in 1930 where he became a Professor of Zoology and Director of Graduate Studies. He retired in 1951, at which time he was made professor emeritus. Hargitt was born in Fairfield, Indiana and received his A.B. from Syracuse University (1902), his A.M. from University of Nebraska (1903), and his Ph.D. from Harvard (1909). In 1939, he was given an honorary doctorate of science by the University of Syracuse. He also was featured in the book "American Men of Science." He died in 1971.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Biographical Reference Collection, 1972-2004 (Duke University Archives)
  • News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004 (Duke University Archives)
  • Photograph Collection, 1861-2006 (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Thomas Hargitt Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The George Thomas Hargitt Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1964.

Processing Information

Processed by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2007

Accession A64-74 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.