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Léo F. Laporte Archive

 Collection
Identifier: HOS-2021-010

Scope and Contents

Main topics: George Gaylord Simpson and paleontology, Charles Darwin.

Laporte, a geologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, produced the definitive biography of George Gaylord Simpson, whose work in paleontology provided a foundation for the early 20th-century Neo-Darwinian evolutionary synthesis. For this work, Laporte received the Mary C. Rabbitt Award from the Geological Society of America.

Dates

  • 20th century

Conditions Governing Access

The Léo F. Laporte Archive is open to researchers beginning April 2022.

Extent

10 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Author
Aja Tolman
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the History of Science Collections Repository

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