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Theodore Sperry and Gladys Galligar were two respected research professors who taught several branches of biology, and were specialized in ecology and plant physiology, respectively. Outside of their teaching careers, both of them were involved with conservation, bird banding and studying native flora and animals.

This collection contains correspondences, biographical materials, clippings, materials from organizations, academic materials, research materials, publications by and not by Sperry and Galligar, travel materials, Paradocs materials, Sperry’s military materials, financial and antique records, photographs and slides, genealogy materials and miscellaneous materials.

Publication Date



Science and Technology

Size of Collection

25 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0109


Revised: 1/2016

Sperry-Galligar Collection (1907-1995; 1904-1975); circa 1865 – 2012



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