Burt Green Wilder papers,
(Burt Green) Wilder, 1841-1925
7 cubic ft.
clippings, diaries, photographs.
Diaries; notes and charts pertaining to
family genealogy; clippings concerning vivisection; correspondence,
photographs, and printed material pertaining to spiders, phrenology, hygiene
and education, writing music, Nantucket Island, the Field family, Oliver
Wendell Holmes, Sr., temperance, natural history, Wilder's career as a medical
cadet and military surgeon during the Civil War; activities of members of the
54th and 55th Massachusetts Infantry and the 5th Massachusetts Cavalry both
during and after the war, Negro troops, his training under Louis Agassiz, Asa
Gray, and Jeffries Wyman, and his career as a professor at Cornell
Language: Collection material in
Division of Rare and Manuscript
Collections, Cornell University Library