Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778

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Birth 1707-05-23
Death 1778-01-10

Biographical notes:

John Bartram was the first native American botanist and made many journeys through the southern frontier, collecting seeds and bulbs for transplanting.

From the guide to the John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775, (American Philosophical Society)

Swedish botanist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Upsala, to M. DuChesne, 1767 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591543

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to M. Bernhard de Jussieu, 1740 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591369

Robert Leslie Usinger (1912-1968), one of the world's outstanding entomologists and an expert on the ecology of insects, was professor entomology at the University of California during most of his career. He was the author of 150 scientific books and papers. As a hobby, Usinger collected the works of Carolus Linnaeus. Usinger was a fellow of the Linnaeaan Society of London, and his library of meterials by Linnaeus is one of the extensive of its kind in the Wold.

From the description of Robert Leslie Usinger collection on Carolus Linnaeus 1747-1957. (National Agricultural Library). WorldCat record id: 620676650

Carl von Linné was a famous Swedish naturalist.

From the description of Extract from letter [manuscript]. 1771. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225848275

Peter Collinson (1694 – 1768) was an English merchant and botanist.

From the guide to the Peter Collinson papers, 1560-1811 (inclusive), 1713-1811 (bulk), Bulk, 1713-1811, 1560-1811, (American Philosophical Society)


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  • Society of Friends--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
  • Natural history Classification
  • Horticulturists
  • Philadelphia History
  • Plants--Collection and preservation
  • Pennsylvania History
  • Botany
  • Biology--Classification
  • Natural history
  • Horticulture
  • Botany--Early works to 1800
  • Plant collectors
  • Naturalists--Correspondence
  • Colony and State Specific History
  • Botanists


  • Naturalist


  • Sweden: Stockholm (as recorded)
  • Sweden (as recorded)