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William Patten papers

Identifier: MS-512
The papers of William Patton contain correspondence, research notes, articles, legal papers, manuscripts, photographs and original drawings related to his research and teaching of evolutionary biology and embryology. Includes material on his study of vertebrate evolution and his course on evolution taught at Dartmouth College.


  • 1879 - 1956

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


5 linear ft. (4 boxes)


William Patton (1861-1932), professor of biology and zoology. The collection contains correspondence, drafts of essays, drawings, records, news clippings, and course notes for his work on evolutionary biology.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA