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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Theodosius Grigorievich Dobzhansky
RLIN number: NXCP88-A161
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education in Russia; early interest in genetics; experiences during revolutionary and post revolutionary years; training in genetics in Russia; Rockefeller fellowship to work in United States, 1928; California Institute of Technology, 1930-1940; professor of zoology, Columbia University, 1940. Detailed descriptions of work with T.H. Morgan, A.H. Sturtevant, and C.B. Bridges. Problems of artificial selection; racism; Zoology Department, Columbia University, 1940-1962; research in California, Mexico, Brazil; Latin American scientists; travels to New Guinea, Australia, Egypt, India, Indonesia. Impressions of noted scientists.
Extent: Transcript: 637 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1900
Speaker occupation: Geneticist
Age at speaking: 62
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Land, Barbara
Organizations discussed: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: Asia; California; New York; New York, NY; North America; Pasadena, CA; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; California; California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; Columbia University, New York, NY; Genetics; New York; New York, NY; North America; Pasadena, CA; Soviet Union--History; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States; Zoologists; Zoology
Topics discussed - Other terms: Breeding; Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975; Geneticists
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019479-14922