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Guide to the Alfred H. Sturtevant Papers, 1849-1969
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The papers of Alfred Henry Sturtevant at the Archives of the California Institute of Technology are a rich source for the study of both the social and intellectual history of genetics. The papers, presented to the Archives in 1970 as a gift from his widow, Mrs. Phoebe Sturtevant, total fifty boxes: six boxes of correspondence, four of personal material, four of material (including correspondence) pertaining to the genetic effects of radiation, ten boxes of manuscripts, nineteen boxes of laboratory notebooks, and seven boxes of miscellany.
Copyright has not been assigned to the California Institute of Technology Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.