Julian D. Corrington papers, 1917-1963

By William E. Brown, Jr.

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Collection Overview

Title: Julian D. Corrington papers, 1917-1963

Predominant Dates:1917-1963

ID: ASM0048

Creator: Corrington, Julian D. (1891-)

Extent: 17.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Julian Corrington Papers contain teaching and academic files concerning the University of Miami in addition to materials on scientific research and literature. Class records and course materials, dated 1944-63, include syllabi, memos, lecture notes, book lists, lists of research topics, correspondence with students and student recommendations. Other correspondence and memos, relating to the Biology Department discuss such topics as the curriculum, course requirements, faculty meetings and building plans. University of Miami "faculty notices," and "university memoranda" cover announcements of library news, information on education, and the Science Department. The records also contain publications such as "Self Portrait of a University," and a program from the 1962 dedication of the Otto G. Richter Library. Correspondence with faculty of other universities discusses the merits of general introductory science courses versus more specialized instruction.

Several files contain manuscripts and correspondence dealing with publications. Other files include materials on the electron microscope and include photographs taken through the microscope, reprints of articles and news clippings relating to the microscope. "Field Check Lists," dated 1917-21, and field trip reports record observations on the sea coast at Georgetown University. Photographs document trips led by Corrington. Reprints and publications on various scientific topics as well as and bulletins, newsletters, and programs from various scientific and scholarly organizations are included in files. Additional files of particular interest contain newspaper clippings and literature from various organizations on eugenics, genetics and the teaching of evolution. Corrington collected these materials, dated 1920-44, for inclusion in class lectures.

Biographical Note

Julian D. Corrington was a professor of zoology at the University of Miami and served as Chairman of the Zoology Department. He taught zoology and botany from 1926 to 67, and also held the university's first courses in marine zoology and marine botany during the 1930's. Corrington wrote numerous articles and books on biology and the microscope. His column, "Under the Microscope" appeared in Nature Magazine. Leisure and Modern Mechanix magazines also published a number of Corrington's articles on microscopy. Corrigan created "songs for Biology," parodies of popular songs with biology-related lyrics, and "Biology Is Fun," a selection of essays, stories, plays and other works.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research, but is kept in an off campus storage facility. Please allow up to 72 hours for delivery of requested materials.

Use Restrictions: Julian D. Corrington Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials:

The University of Miami Libraries holds the following books written by Julian D. Corrington.

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Adventures With The Microscope. Rochester, N.Y.: Bausch, & Lomb optical co., 1934.

Richter 9th Flr Stacks  QH205 .C65 c.3

Exploring With Your Microscope. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1957.

UM Archives QH277 .C79 

Exploring With Your Microscope. Beograd: Naucna knjiga, 1972.

UM Archives QH277 .C7918 

Getting Acquainted With The Microscope. Rochester, N.Y.: Bausch & Lomb, 1961.

UM Archives QH207 .C63 

New Worlds Of Entertainment On The Microscope Stage.

Miami, FL: Tasco Sales, 1964.

UM Archives QH207 .C65 

Songs For The Comparative Anatomy Laboratory. Coral Gables, FL: Published by Beta Omicron Chapter, Beta Beta Beta Biological Fraternity, University of Miami, 1951.

UM Archives PS593.S5 C6 

Working With The Microscope. New York: Whittlesey House, 1941.

Richter 9th Flr Stacks QH205 .C653 c.4

Preferred Citation: Julian D. Corrington Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Rudo Kemper, 2009.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0048CL.pdf


Box and Folder Listing


Series I: General CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: A, 1958-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: B - Students, 1970-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 3: B - General, 1934-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bell, L.N., 1953-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Boland, Charles E., 1952-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Bray films, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Brooks, Dr. Frank, 1953-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 8: C - Students, 1946-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 9: D, 1945-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 10: E - Students, 1955-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 11: E - General, 1944-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Edmund CatalogAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: F, 1954-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 14: F - Students, 1954-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 15: G - Students, 1955-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 16: G - GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Gossling, Walter, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 18: H - Students, 1939-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 19: General, 1952-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Howard, Robert, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 21: I, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 22: I - Students, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 23: J - Students, 1954-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 24: J - GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Junior Museum, 1953-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 26: K, 1940-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 27: K - Students, 1955-1963Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 28: L, 1952-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 29: L - Students, 1954-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 30: M - Students, 1946-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 31: M - General, 1953-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Marks, Marvin, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Maytag, Robert, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Mc, 1956-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Mc - Students, 1956-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 36: N, 1949-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 37: N - General, 1954-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Nature, 1955-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 39: O, 1954-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 40: O - Students, 1950-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 41: P, 1951-1961Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 42: P - Students, 1956-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Pillsbury Flour Mills Company, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Q, 1954-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 45: R, 1956-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 46: R - Students, 1953-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Radio - T.V., 1953-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 48: S, 1953-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 49: S - Students, 1951-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Spina, Don, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 51: T - General, 1936-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 52: T - Students, 1953-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Tomlinson, Dr. Ray J., 1937-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 54: U - General, 1949-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 55: V - General, 1953-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 56: W - General, 1954-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 57: W - Students, 1953-1963Add to your cart.
Series II: Topical FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 58: A History of the Microscope - Correspondence, 1966-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 59: A History of the Microscope - ManuscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 60: Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1948-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 61: Alpha Phi Omega, 1946-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 62: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1935-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 63: American Society of Amateur Microscopists, 1946-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 64: American Society of Amateur Microscopists, 1946-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 65: Animal List for Southern Florida (A.I.B.S.), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Association of Southeastern Biologists, 1948-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 67: Bandhu - Phi Delta Sigma - Phi Kappa Tau, 1952-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Bausch and Lomb, 1949-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Bausch and Lomb, 1949-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Bausch and Lomb, 1949-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Bausch and Lomb, 1949-1961Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 72: Beta Beta Beta, 1957-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Bibliography, 1922-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 74: Bios - Older Series, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 75: Biology is Fun, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 76: Blank Forms & Maps, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Boy Scouts of America Classes, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 78: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Courses Formerly  Taught, 1945-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 79: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Nature Study Courses, 1953-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 80: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Other Courses, 1947-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 81: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 82: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 83: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 84: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 88: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 101, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 89: Boy Scouts of America Classes -  Zoology 202 - Summer Terms - GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 90: Boy Scouts of America Classes -  Zoology 202 - Summer Terms - Exam A, 1957-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 91: Boy Scouts of America Classes -  Zoology 202 - Summer Terms - Exam B, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 92: Boy Scouts of America Classes -  Zoology 202 - Summer Terms - First Term, 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 93: Boy Scouts of America Classes -  Zoology 202 - Summer Terms - Final Exam, 1957-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 94: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 202 - General, 1944-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 95: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 202 - First Term, 1947-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 96: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 202 - First Term, 1947-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 97: Boy Scouts of  America Classes - Zoology 202 - Second Term, 1946-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 98: Boy Scouts of  America Classes - Zoology 202 - Second Term, 1946-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 99: Boy Scouts of  America Classes - Zoology 202 - Second Term, 1946-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 100: Boy Scouts of  America Classes - Zoology 202 - Second Term, 1946-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 101: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 206 - Ornithology, 1947-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 102: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 206 - Ornithology, 1947-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 103: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 206 - Ornithology, 1947-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 104: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 206 - Ornithology, 1947-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 105: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 259 - Micro-techniques - General, 1948-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 106: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 259 - Micro-techniques - General, 1949-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 107: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 259 - Micro-techniques - Second Term, 1949-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 108: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 259 - Micro-techniques - Second Term, 1949-1954Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 109: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 259 - Micro-techniques - General, 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 110: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Examinations - Zoology 300, 1957-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 111: Boy Scouts of America Clasess - Zoology 301 - Embriology, 1951-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 112: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 301 - Exam A, 1952-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 113: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 301 - Exam B, 1952-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 114: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 301 - Exam C, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 115: Boy Scouts of America Classes - Zoology 301 - Final Exam, 1951-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 116: Comparative Anatomy, 1950-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 117: Comparative Life CurvesAdd to your cart.
Folder 118: Correspondence, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 119: Decimal Filing SystemAdd to your cart.
Folder 120: Department Memoranda, 1948-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 121: Department Memoranda, 1948-1965Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 122: "Do You Get the Picture?", 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 123: Dover, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 124: Dover, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 125: Electron MicroscopeAdd to your cart.
Folder 126: Everglades National Park Association, 1954-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 127: Everglades Natural History Association, 1951-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 128: Evolution - Genetics, 1928-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 129: Exploring with Your Miscroscope - Advertising and Reviews, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 130: Exploring with Your Microscope - Correspondence with McGraw-Hill, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 131: Exploring with Your Microscope - Correspondence - general, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 132: Exploring with Your Microscope - Second Edition, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 133: Florida Academy of Sciences, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 134: Field Check Lists, 1917-1918Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 135: Field Check Lists, 1919-1921Add to your cart.
Folder 136: Florida Academy of Sciences - Gainesville, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 137: Florida Academy of Sciences - Lakeland, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 138: Florida Academy of Sciences - Miami, 1948-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 139: Florida Academy of Sciences - Miami, 1948-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 140: Florida Academy of Sciences - Miami, 1948-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 141: Florida Academy of Sciences - Rollins, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 142: Florida Academy of Sciences - St. Augustine, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 143: Florida Academy of Sciences - Stetson, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 144: Florida Academy of Sciences - Stetson, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 145: Florida Academy of Sciences - Tallahassee, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 146: Florida Academy of Sciences - Tallahassee, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 147: Tampa, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 148: Tampa, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 149: Technologists, 1966Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 150: Forbes Hawkes Lectures, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 151: Forbes Hawkes Lectures, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 152: Forbes Hawkes Lectures, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 153: General: U of M Correspondence, 1941-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 154: General: U of M Correspondence, 1943-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 155: General: U of M Correspondence, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 156: Histology, 1948-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 157: The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 158: How to Pass Comparative Anatomy - Correspondence, 1965-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 159: How to Pass Comparative Anatomy - ManuscriptAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 160: How to Pass Comparative Anatomy - TypescriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 161: Illustrations for Chapter 18 Keratin & CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 162: Illustrations for Chapter 24 The Grand Tragedy of OssificationAdd to your cart.
Folder 163: Index to Articles in NATURE Magazine on HistologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 164: Iron Arrow, 1955-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 165: Leisure MagazineAdd to your cart.
Folder 166: Library book listAdd to your cart.
Folder 167: Letters - first Caribbean cruiseAdd to your cart.
Folder 168: Miscellaneous Writings, 1945-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 169: Mississippi - BiloxiAdd to your cart.
Folder 170: Modern Mechanix, 1934-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 171: Modern Mechanix, 1934-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 172: Modern ScienceAdd to your cart.
Folder 173: National Audobon Society, 1947-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 174: Natural History - Nature Magazine - American Museum of Natural History, 1959-1964Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 175: Natural History, 1935-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 176: Natural History, 1935-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 177: Nature Magazine, 1934-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 178: Nature Magazine, 1934-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 179: NaturologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 180: NaturologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 181: The New Microscope, 1947-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 182: N.Y. State Regents  Biology Exam CommitteeAdd to your cart.
Folder 183: Omnicron Delta Kappa, 1941-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 184: Ossification, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 185: Pitase ContrastAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 186: Phi Beta Kappa, 1949-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 187: Pit Vipers, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 188: Popular Mechanics, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 189: Popular Science Monthly, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 190: Paractical Microscopy, 1934-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 191: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 192: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 193: Scabbard & Blade, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 194: Scientific American, 1936-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 195: Scholastic, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 196: Sigma Xi, 1954-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 197: SharksAdd to your cart.
Folder 198: Smallwood, WilliamAdd to your cart.
Folder 199: Songs for Biology - Correspondence - File Book 1, 1951-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 200: Songs for Biology - Correspondence - File Book 2, 1962-1965Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 201: Songs for Biology - Correspondence - File Book 3, 1964-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 202: Songs for Biology - Correspondence - Second RevisionAdd to your cart.
Folder 203: Songs for Biology - Correspondence - Second RevisionAdd to your cart.
Folder 204: South Carolina - Columbia; RichlandAdd to your cart.
Folder 205: South Carolina - FaunaAdd to your cart.
Folder 206: South Carolina - FaunaAdd to your cart.
Folder 207: South Florida ReptilesAdd to your cart.
Folder 208: TascoAdd to your cart.
Folder 209: Tri-Beta Banquet, 1961Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 210: Tutoring, 1961-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 211: UM FileAdd to your cart.
Folder 212: Understanding the Microscope - Correspondence, 1948-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 213: Understanding the Microscope - Introduction; Chapter 4Add to your cart.
Folder 214: Understanding the Microscope - Chapter 5 - Chapter 7Add to your cart.
Folder 215: Understanding the Microscope - Chapter 8 - Chapter 9Add to your cart.
Folder 216: Understanding the Microscope - Chapter 10Add to your cart.
Folder 217: Understanding the Microscope - Chapter 11Add to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 218: Understanding the Microscope - Chapter 12-Chapter 14Add to your cart.
Folder 219: Understanding the Microscope - Chapters 15-17; 19-20Add to your cart.
Folder 220: Understanding the Microscope - Chapters 21-24Add to your cart.
Folder 221: Unitron - booklets - correspondence, 1960-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 222: U of M Faculty Notices, 1945-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 223: U of M Faculty Notices, 1945-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 224: University Memoranda, 1944-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 225: Vantage Press, 1966-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 226: Visiting Scientists Program - Florida Academy of Sciences, 1963-1967Add to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 227: Ward's Reprints of Brief History of Establishment, 1953-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 228: Washington Genetics, 1938-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 229: Washington GeologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 230: Who's Who in NATURE MagazineAdd to your cart.
Folder 231: Working with the Microscope, 1941-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 232: Working with the Microscope, 1941-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 233: Zoological Society of Florida, 1956-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 234: Zoological Society of Florida, 1956-1961Add to your cart.