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History and Philosophy of Science

Guide to resources for the history and philosophy of science, especially rare books in the FSU Special Collections & Archives

Primary Sources

Finding Aids at FSU

Finding aids are tools that help a user find information in a specific record group, collection, or series of archival materials. Examples of finding aids include published and unpublished inventories, container and folder lists, card catalogs, calendars, indexes, registers, and institutional guides. The finding aids below connect to archival documents in FSU's collection. 

Lawrence G. Abele Collection (MSS 2009-008): The materials in this collection have significant historical value in that they document research in the field of marine biology during the late 19th and mid to late 20th centuries. 

Robert Menzel Collection (MSS 2009-010): The Menzel Collection consists of over 12,000 reprints, journal articles, scholarly papers, scientific reports, and bulletins that focus on all aspects of marine life in the United States. Some of the most prominent subjects in the collection are reprints of sources that pertain to fisheries, marine fauna, and several types of fish, marine arthropods, and mollusca.

Deep-C Consortium Records (HUA 2015-038): Digital copies of reports, meeting presentations and posters, outreach materials, publications, photos/videos, social media archives, and other organizational documents related to the Deep-C Consortium.

Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory Files (MSS 2009-012): This collection includes correspondence, blueprints, cruise information, boat registration, research statistics, maps and photographs related to the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory.


External Resources

NOAA Ocean: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Resources

Marine Geology and Geophysics at the National Geophysical Data Center: compiles data from both national and international sources through cooperative programs and exchange agreements, including through the World Data Center system. 

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