Held at: Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center [Contact Us]1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA, 19122
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
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Ralph Wichterman (1907-1996) was associated with Temple University for almost 50 years, first as a student, B.S. 1930, and then as a member of the faculty of the Department of Biology, 1931-1974.
The papers of this Philadelphia biologist include the typescript, galley proofs, and page proofs for two editions of his book, The biology of paramecium; text and illustrations for a textbook on Histology, and a small amount of correspondence related to the possible publication of this book. The collection also includes reading notes taken by Wichterman; reprints of scientific articles by others; correspondence with colleagues and with professional organizations; and a manuscript for a children's story about microbiology.
An inventory is available in the repository.
- Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center
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- This collection-level EAD record is a product of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative, which was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.