Guide to the George Thomas Hargitt Papers, 1927-1941
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.
- Record Group
- George Thomas Hargitt papers
- Hargitt, George Thomas, 1881-1971
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 300 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
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.
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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.
- Biographical Reference Collection, 1972-2004 (Duke University Archives)
- News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004 (Duke University Archives)
- Photograph Collection, 1861-2006 (Duke University Archives)
[Identification of item], George Thomas Hargitt Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The George Thomas Hargitt Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1964.
Processed by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2007
Accession A64-74 is described in this finding aid.