Biography and History

Charles McClure was a noted anatomist. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1865, McClure attended Princeton University and received his B.A. in 1888. He continued his studies at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and at universities in Berlin, Kiel, and Wurzburg. In 1891, he returned to Princeton as an instructor of biology, later becoming assistant professor, professor of comparative anatomy, and professor emeritus. He authored numerous papers on the anatomy and development of the vascular system, among other subjects. McClure died in 1955.

Source: From the finding aid for C0488

  • Charles F. W. McClure Papers. 1852-1944 (inclusive), 1891-1929 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0488

    Charles F. W. McClure (Princeton Class of 1888) was a professor in the Princeton biology department. His papers contain approximately 1200 letters sent to McClure by some 440 biologists and anatomists of the academic community in the United States and throughout the world.