Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892

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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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referencedIn Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890. Papers, 1841-1943. Iowa State University, Parks Library
creatorOf Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892. Letter to C[harles] F[rederick] Millspaugh. Cambridge, MA. 1883 Dec. 26. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn William Henry Brewer papers, 1830-1927 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Loomis family. Loomis-Wilder family papers, 1790-1912 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. Papers of William Gilson Farlow, 1866-1919 (bulk). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Riddell, John Leonard, 1807-1867. Manuscripts by John Leonard Riddell and Josiah Hale, 1850?-1852 (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
creatorOf Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910. William Henry Brewer papers 1860-1910. New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
referencedIn Morong, Thomas, 1827-1894. Letter to Thomas Morong, 1874-1888 (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Asa Gray papers, 1838-1887, 1838-1887 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn James, Thomas Potts, 1803-1882. Manuscripts of Thomas Potts James and Leo Lesquereux, 1879. Harvard University, Botany Libraries
creatorOf Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929. Papers of Charles Russell Orcutt, 1882-1899. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Loomis family. Loomis-Wilder family papers, 1790-1912 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Daniel Cady Eaton papers, 1854-1897 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895. Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895) papers, 1854-1897 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "Tabor" to "Vanni". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium, 179?-1965 (inclusive), 1840-1955 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
creatorOf Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892. Papers of Sereno Watson, 1852-1885 (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Loomis-Wilder Family papers, 1790-1912 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910. William Henry Brewer papers, 1830-1927 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thurber, George, 1821-1890. Papers of George Thurber and William Munro. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910. Papers of William Henry Brewer, 1860-1864 (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Thurber, George, 1821-1890. Scrapbook compiled by George Thurber and William Munro, 1858-1869? (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
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associatedWith Bailey, William Whitman, 1843-1914. person
associatedWith Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910. person
associatedWith Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895. person
associatedWith Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. person
associatedWith Frost, Charles Christopher, 1805-1880. person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. corporateBody
associatedWith James, Thomas Potts, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith Loomis family. family
associatedWith Loomis family. family
associatedWith Loomis Family. family
associatedWith Millspaugh, Charles Frederick, 1854-1923, person
associatedWith Morong, Thomas, 1827-1894. person
associatedWith Olney, Stephen Thayer, 1812-1878. person
associatedWith Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929. person
associatedWith Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890. person
associatedWith Riddell, John Leonard, 1807-1867. person
associatedWith Robbins, James Watson, 1801-1879. person
associatedWith Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927. person
associatedWith Thurber, George, 1821-1890. person
associatedWith United States Geological Exploration (40th Parallel) (1867-1869) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Tenth Census Forest Survey (1880) corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. person
associatedWith Wood, H. C. (Horatio C.), 1841-1920 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nevada
Utah
Guatemala
United States
Subject
Lichens
Mosses
Botany
Scientific expeditions
Occupation
Botanists
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Birth 1826-12-01

Death 1892-03-09

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English

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