Engelmann, George, 1809-1884

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Dates:
Birth 1809-02-02
Death 1884-02-04
Americans
English, German, French

Biographical notes:

George Engelmann was a botanist and physician in St. Louis, Missouri and was chief scientific advisor to Henry Shaw on the development of the Missouri Botanical Garden. He bought the Bernhardi herbarium and the first books for the library on a trip to Europe for Henry Shaw in 1857-1858. His herbarium was given to the Garden by his son after his death.

From the description of George Engelmann papers, 1831-1914. (Missouri Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 61772595

Botanist and professor at Washington University.

From the description of Letter, 1843, Nov. 30 : St. Louis, to S.B. Buckley, Esq., New York state. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35061246

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Subjects:

  • Magnetism, Terrestrial
  • Natural history
  • Smithsonian Library
  • Physical geography
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Economics (Economic Conditions)
  • Exchanges Of Publications
  • National Museum
  • Anatomy
  • Photography
  • Ear--Anatomy
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Coasts--Surveys
  • Batteries
  • Henry, Joseph, Personality, Etc
  • Civil war
  • Scientific publications
  • Meteorology
  • Lazzaroni
  • Recommendations For Positions
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • Treasury Department
  • Surveys And Explorations, General
  • Surveying--History--19th century
  • American Assoc. For The Advancement Of Science (+ Aagn Etc.)
  • Inventors
  • Smithsonian Publications
  • Department Of Agriculture
  • Ear--anatomy & histology
  • Smithsonian Board Of Regents
  • Smithsonian Weather Service
  • Standardization
  • Smithsonian Exchange
  • Geology
  • Astronomy

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Places:

  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • Southwest, New (as recorded)
  • Northwestern States (as recorded)
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)