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Lilly (John C.) papers
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The John C. Lilly papers contain a variety of material from over fifty years of his research in marine biology, neuroscience, and related fields.
John Cunningham Lilly (1915-2001) was a physiologist, biologist, and medical doctor known for his work with dolphins and interspecies communication, as well as research on the brain and consciousness which resulted in his invention of the isolation tank.
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