Whitman, Charles Otis
The Faculty of Arts, Literature, and Science, Committee, Dean, and President of the University of Chicago to Helen Culver, 1896
Letting Culver know that they are to appoint a committee and thanking her.
Reports on the meeting held on August 24 when the laboratory was transformed into an intercollegiate institution. Describes plans for the future of the institution.
Talking about collection that offers opportunity for further investigation. Summer course possibility.
Discusses the vertebrates and the invertebrates and their veins.
Whitman asks Conklin when he is planning to go to Woods Hole for the summer, as students including Lillie have already arrived.
Asks Conklin whether he and others plan to support the Journal to be published under Ginn & Co.
Says he will eventually announce certain plans he has in mind.
Wants to know whether Conklin is interested in the offer Whitman made.
Discusses various publications.
Discusses a misunderstanding on some letters that Conklin had sent, of which he apparently had not preserved any copies.
Thanks Conklin for the invitation to participate into the embryological section and says "you have forgotten how disloyal I am to embryology."
Talks about a visit to an unclear observatory where he met professor Bernard.