Nicholas E. Collias was an internationally renowned zoology educator and ornithologist. Collias worked on his long term research
program concerning the development of social behavior in birds with his wife, Elsie C. Collias. The collection consists of
materials related to his academic work as a student and professor, field studies, and involvement in professional organizations.
Materials include field notes, research article manuscripts, correspondence, thesis drafts, teaching files, publications and
records from scientific organizations.
Nicholas Elias Collias, an internationally renowned zoology educator and ornithologist, was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
on July 29, 1914.
13.5 linear ft.
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