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Wayne Wantland, Works: 1934-1972

Identifier: 14-3: Wantland, Wayne

Scope and Contents

The Wayne Wantland Collection consists of published & unpublished works, as well as, biographical materials and professional correspondence.

The collection is divided into the following series: I. Biographical Materials II. Graduate & Doctoral Research III. Published Work: Journal Articles IV. Published Work: Book Chapters & Abstracts V. Unpublished Work, Papers & Presentations VI. Correspondence VII: U.S. Navy Publications & Drawings VIII: Illinois Wesleyan: Research, Grants & Programs IX: Other Formats


  • Works: 1934-1972

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Wayne Warde Wantland was born September 5, 1905, in Sheridan, Illinois. He received his bachelor's in education from Northwestern University, as well as, a master's (1932) and doctoral degree (1935) in zoology and medical science from the same institution. He joined the IWU faculty in 1944 as the George C. and Ella Beach Lewis professor of biology. Wantland also served as chairman of the division of natural sciences at Illinois Wesleyan University for 27 years. His research was focused primarily on the effects of parasites on hamsters and oral protozoa. His published writings included findings on parasitology, cancer, and dental decay. Dr. Wantland passed away on March 4, 1971.


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Repository Details

Part of the Illinois Wesleyan University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 2899
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington IL 61701 US