Arber, Agnes Robertson, 1879-1960

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Agnes (Robertson) Arber was an English botanist and the first woman botanist to be named a fellow of the Royal Society. She was noted for her studies in comparative anatony of plants. One of her best known books is a historical account of herbals published between 1470-1670: Herbals, their origin and evolution (1912).

From the description of [Letters] / Agnes Arber. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 152607500

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referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Arber, Agnes, 1879-1960. [Letters] / Agnes Arber. Smith College, Neilson Library
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Birth 1879-02-23

Death 1960-03-22

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