Please join us for a pop-up exhibit* in the Special Collections at the Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.
History of Biology: Collecting, Classifying, Cells and Cats.
Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:00-4:30pm
Highlights of this historical tour include Konrad Gesner’s Historiae animalium (1551); Theodor Schwann’s 1839 Mikroskopische Untersuchungen (1839); Erasmus Darwin’s Zoonomia (1794) and his grandson Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species (1860); and Maria Sibylla Merian’s Histoire Generale des Insectes de Surinam (1771).
This exhibit was curated by Robert Young based on a classroom display for History of Science 239.
*This exhibit is on display October 25, 2019 only. To see any of these materials during regular hours, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or use the HOLLIS “View in Library” links.