Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919

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Important German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered and named thousands of new species and is credited with coining the word ecology.

From the description of Ernst Haeckel manuscripts and publications, 1876-1888. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 608105579

Ernst Haeckel was a German zoologist. In 1862 he became a professor of comparative anatomy and director of the Zoological Institute of the University of Jena, and after 1865 he was a professor of zoology there. He was a strong supporter of Darwin's views on evolution. His own theories include the "biogenetic law" and the "gastraea" theory.

From the description of Letters, 1867-1914. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122578902

German naturalist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jena, to Fräulein Thea Lüchow, 1899 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501393

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referencedIn Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875. Papers, 1806-1874. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Ullstein Family Collection, 1883-1975 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. Papers, 1899-1980. Rice University, Fondren Library
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich, 1834-1919. Autograph letter signed : Jena, to Fräulein Thea Lüchow, 1899 May 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn L. Pearce Williams papers, 1887-1970, 1963-1967 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919. Letters to Isadora Duncan, 1904. 2 folders. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895), 1839-1931 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
referencedIn Ray Stannard Baker Papers, 1836-1947, (bulk 1907-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf [Published material by and about Ernst Haeckel]. East Carolina University, Health Science Library, Laupus Library
referencedIn Museum of Comparative Zoology collection of portraits, 1850-1950 (bulk). Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh, 1892-1896 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897. Papers, 1848-1940 (bulk 1855-1896). Haverford College Library
referencedIn Records of the Rutgers University Librarian (George A. Osborn), 1880-1955 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Gadow, Hans, 1855-1928. Letters, 1906-1913. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Fritz Mauthner Collection, 1765-1968 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919,. Autograph letter signed from Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Jena, to Walter Haeckel [manuscript], 1894 May 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf [Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Handwriting samples of naturalists and others, ca. 1800-1970 (inclusive) Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919. Haeckel mss. : letters, 1879-1919. Indiana University
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919,. Autograph letter signed from Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Jena, to Walter Haeckel [manuscript], 1894 May 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Jerome, Alfred C.,. Autograph collection, 1770-1940. Rutgers University
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn An Annotated Calendar of the Letters of Charles Darwin in the Library of the American Philosophical Society, 1799-1882 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946. Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947 (bulk 1907-1944). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cleveland, Henry Whitney, b. 1836. Henry Whitney Cleveland papers, 1864-1904. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Williams, L. Pearce (Leslie Pearce), 1927-. L. Pearce Williams papers, 1887-1970, 1963-1967 (bulk). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Cronau, Rudolf, 1855-1939. Rudolf Cronau collection of autographs and autograph letters, 1858-1930. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919. Ernst Haeckel manuscripts and publications, 1876-1888. State Historical Society of Iowa, Library
creatorOf Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919. Letters, 1867-1914. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Persifor Frazer papers, 1882-1906, 1882-1906 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Julian Sorell Huxley papers MS 50., 1899-1980 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX
referencedIn Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. Archive of the Darwin Papers Editorial Project, 1821-1882. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895. Papers, 1846-1895. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913. Correspondence, 1856-1906. American Philosophical Society Library
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correspondedWith Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August, 1834-1919 person
correspondedWith Haeckel, Walter, 1868-1939 person
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associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
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German
Subject
Siphonophora
Zoology
Radiolaria
Zoologists
Phylogeny
Evolution
Morphology
Anatomy, Comparative
Monism
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Birth 1834-02-16

Death 1919-08-09

Germans

German,

English,

French

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