Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892

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Birth 1826-12-01
Death 1892-03-09
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Biographical notes:

Watson was graduated from Yale University (1847) and later studied chemistry and minerology at Sheffield Scientific School. He joined Clarence King's expedition to survey the 40th parallel, and wrote the botanical report (1871) for the expedition. Watson was appointed assistant in the Gray Herbarium in 1873; Curator, 1874-1892; and Instructor in Phytogeography, 1881-1884. His published works include contributions to Botany of California, Manual of the Mosses of North America, and a revision of Gray's Manual of Botany (1889).

From the description of Papers of Sereno Watson, 1852-1885 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177499369

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Subjects:

  • Lichens
  • Mosses
  • Botany
  • Scientific expeditions

Occupations:

  • Botanists

Places:

  • Nevada (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Guatemala (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)