Frank Rattray Lillie papers
Scope and Contents
Conditions Governing Access
Lillie first came to the Marine Biological Laboratory in 1891 to conduct summer research on embryology. Lillie went on to serve as assistant director of the MBL under Whitman from 1900-1908, director of the MBL from 1908-1925, and president of the MBL Corporation from 1925-1941. Lillie was one of the directors of the MBL Embryology course from its first year in 1893 through 1903. He was also instrumental in the founding of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
29 boxes (twenty-nine 12" x 5" boxes)
II.A. – Correspondence
II.B. – Sex Research Committee
II.C. – National Academy of Sciences
II.D. – National Resources Committee, Science Committee
II.E. – National Research Council
II.F. – F. R. Lillie, Publications I: Books, articles, etc.
II.G. – F. R. Lillie, Publications II: Lectures, addresses, etc.
II.H. – F. R. Lillie, Publications III: MBL Book (1944)
II.I. – F. R. Lillie, Personal Documents
II.J. – WHOI
II.K. – Research in Progress
Most papers are cataloged at the folder level. A Library volunteer cataloged correspondence II.A (folders 1-41 and folder 101) and II.B (folders 1-13) to the item level. For the catalog of individual items, see http://mblwhoilibrary.org/sites/default/files/LilliePapersItems.pdf.
Processed January 14, 2015. Finding aid updated by Katy Sternberger, June 2016.
Part of the Marine Biological Laboratory Archives Repository