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MCZ Publications on History of Science

  • Harasewych, M. G., A. J. Baldinger, Y. Villacampa and P. Greenhall. 2007. The Cerion (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata:Cerionidae) taxa of Charles Johnson Maynard and their type specimens. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 158(7):367-523 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 2003. Molluscan taxa and bibliographies of William James Clench and Ruth Dixon Turner. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 158(1):1-46 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 2002. On the cunning character of a couple of conchologist collectors, Wesley Newcomb and William Harper Pease. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(81):168-173 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 2002. Earliest American natural history lithograph. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(79):133-134 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 2002. First colored illustrations of shells in the United States. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(81):174-174 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 2002. The mollusk collection of the Boston Society of Natural History and its disposition. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(80):148-148 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 2002. Albert Gallatin Wetherby: Malacology at the Cincinnati Society of Natural History and in Ohio (1843-1896). Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(79):109-133 [BHL]
  • Jenkins, F. A., Jr., M. D. Shapiro and T. Owerkowicz. 2001. Studies in organismic and evolutionary biology in honor of A. W. Crompton. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 156(1):1-303 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1999. The Ambonese curiosity cabinet by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(78):96-105 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1999. On "The Chambered Nautilus" by Oliver Wendell Holmes: Redux. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(78):92-95 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1999. On the authorship of the first American conchological manual, John Warren's, "The Conchologist". Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(78):81-88 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1999. On the provenance of certain books in the Department of Mollusks: Alas, a correction and additional notes on John Clarkson Jay, M.D. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 6(78):89-91 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1998. On the provenance of certain books in the Department of Mollusks. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 5(76):466-467 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1994. Types of shelled Indo-Pacific mollusks described by W. H. Pease. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 154(1):1-61 [BHL] [MCZ specimens]
  • 1989. Ruth Dixon Turner. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 4:ii-v [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1984. The first popular shell book. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 4(66):412-412 [BHL]
  • Williams, E. E. 1982. Arthur Loveridge - a life in retrospect. Breviora, 471:1-12 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1977. The Carnegie Museum, its collections and curators of mollusks. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 4(58):242-244 [BHL]
  • Johnson, R. I. 1974. Thomas Wyatt and Edgar Allan Poe, a pair of conchological plagiarists. Occasional Papers on Mollusks, 4(50):50-52 [BHL]
  • Mayr, E. 1973. Museums and biological laboratories. Breviora, 416:1-7 [BHL]
  • Barrett, P. H. 1960. A transcription of Darwin's first notebook on "transmutation of species". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 122(6):245-296 [BHL]
  • Kummel, B. 1954. Status of invertebrate paleontology, 1953. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 112(3):92-317 [BHL]
  • Faxon, W. 1915. Relics of Peale's Museum. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 59(3):117-148 [BHL] [MCZ specimens]
  • Murray, J. 1911. Alexander Agassiz: his life and scientific work. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 54(3):137-158 [BHL]
  • Woodworth, W. M. 1893. A method for orienting small objects for the microtome. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 25(3):45-48 [BHL]
  • Sigsbee, C. D. 1878. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the United States Coast Survey Steamer "Blake," Lieutenant-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., Commanding. I. Description of the sounding-machine, water-bottle, and detacher used on board the "Blake"by Lieutenant-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., Assistant U.S. Coast Survey. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 5(8):169-179 [BHL]
  • Agassiz, L. 1871. A letter concerning deep-sea dredgings, addressed to Professor Benjamin Peirce, Superintendent United States Coast Survey. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 3(3):49-53 [BHL]
  • Agassiz, A. E. 1871. Application of photography to illustrations of natural history. With two figures printed by the Albert and Woodbury Processes. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 3(2):47-48 [BHL]
  • de Pourtales, L. F. 1871. Directions for dredging. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 2(4):451-454 [BHL]