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Box Communal Collections 9


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anne M. Lutz papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 9, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 163
Scope and Contents The Anne M. Lutz papers document Lutz' professional work in the field of genetics and her personal experiences while on a work trip to Belgium. Lutz was an early female scientist and genetics researcher who specialized in documenting chromosomes in plants. She was an expert in the area of chromosomes of Oenothera mutants and hybrids and has been credited with discoveries relating to the double chromosome theory. The collection includes diaries and publications written by Lutz.
Dates: 1911-1917, undated

Publications, 1912 - 1917

 Series — Box: Communal Collections 9, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 163, Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes three articles written by Lutz and published in scientific journals about oenothera mutants. Oenothera is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants native to the Americas.
Dates: 1912 - 1917

Diaries, 1911 - 1912

 Series — Box: Communal Collections 9, Placement: 07, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 163, Series 2
Scope and Contents Includes two diaries and a transcript of both diaries. The diaries, written by Lutz, document her research trip to Belgium and her experiences travelling to and in Europe. The transcript was written by Anne Lutz' nephew, Samuel G. Lutz and includes footnotes explaining Lutz' relationships to people mentioned and adding historical context.
Dates: 1911 - 1912; undated