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Alfred Martin Lucas Papers: American Poultry Historical Society Papers

Alfred Martin Lucas Papers: American Poultry Historical Society Papers Introduction

Original art work, color swatches, galley proofs(?), and other materials related to the Atlas of Avian Hematology, 1961, are contained in this collection. One notebook contains detailed notes on avian anatomy, including organs, ligaments, muscles and nerves, with source from a period 1904-1940. Ten undated, unidentified printer's plates which appear to depict blood or tissue cells and may be associated with lymphocytes are also enclosed. Three German-language publications, a list of poultry theses presented for advanced degrees in U.S. between 1896 and 1950, and a copy of the proceedings from Avian Leukosis Conference, April 25-26, 1962 are also included.

Alfred Martin Lucas worked at Michigan State University as a Zoologist and Research Professor in Poultry Science; he also participated in the Avian Anatomy Project, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA.



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Container List

Box 1 of 4

Original art work for the Atlas of Avian Hematology, 1961.

Box 2 of 4

Atlas of Avian Hematology, Alfred M. Lucas and Casimir Jamroz, printer's copy, 1961.

Box 3 of 4

Color swatches used in Atlas of Avian Hematology.
Notes on avian anatomy, including most all organs, ligaments, muscles and nerves.
Avian Leukosis Conference Proceedings, April 25-26, 1962.
On the Osteology of Gallinaceous Birds and Tinamous: Parker, W. K., 1866.
NOTE: Most references are from the 1940s, although some are from the early 1900s.

Box 4 of 4

A list of Poultry Theses presented for advance degrees in Land Grant Colleges and Universities in the United States, 1896-1950.

Beitrage zur vergleichenden Anatomie und Entwickelungsgeschichte des unterun Kelkopfes der Vogel: Inaugural Dissertation, Ludwig Wunderlich, 1884.

Zur Kenntnis der Luftsacke bei Diomedea exulans und Diomedea fuliginosa: Inaugural Dissertation, Franz Ulrich, 1940.

Beitrage zur Osteogenese des Knochensystems beim Haubensteissfuss: Hans R. Schinz und Ranier Zanger 1.

Ten printer's plates which appear to depict blood and tissue cells and may be associated with lymphocites.