Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Pursh studied horticulture in Dresden, Germany; participated in botanical explorations in the United States, 1805-1806; published a flora of North America (1813) while living in England; and returned to continue exploration in Canada.

From the description of Manuscript by Frederick Pursh, 1810-1811 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177498952

Frederick Pursh was a botanist, horticulturist, and explorer.

From the description of Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523464

From the guide to the Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807, 1807, (American Philosophical Society)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820. Manuscript by Frederick Pursh, 1810-1811 (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Rolla Kent Beattie Papers, 1899-1956 Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807, 1807 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Barton-Delafield Collection, 1789-1815 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Herbaria. Combined records of the Arnold Arboretum and the Gray Herbarium, 1850- Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815. Correspondence, 1786-1815. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820. Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscript Maps, 1747-1948 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Violetta Delafield-Benjamin Smith Barton Collection, 1783-1817 American Philosophical Society
Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
West Indies
New York (State)
New York
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Subject
Natural history
Botany
Botany--Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania History
Botany--New York (State)
Travel
Colony and State Specific History
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1774-02-04

Death 1820-07-11

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tt5wdk

Ark ID: w6tt5wdk

SNAC ID: 13850561