Harvard University. Gray Herbarium

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The Gray Herbarium originated with the gift of Asa Gray's herbarium and library to Harvard in 1864. Early curators and directors were Sereno Watson (1874-1892); Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1892-1935); and Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1935-1947).

From the description of Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium, 179?-1965 (inclusive), 1840-1955 (bulk) [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177500161

The Gray Herbarium originated with the gift of Asa Gray's herbarium and library to Harvard in 1864.

From the description of Records of the Gray Herbarium, 1892-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972545

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referencedIn Weatherby, Charles Alfred, 1875-1949. Papers of Charles Alfred Weatherby, 1893-1948 (bulk). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Klatt, Frederich Wilhelm, 1825-1897. Botanical papers of Frederich Wilhelm Klatt, 1864-1896 (bulk). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Arnold Arboretum. Records of Curator, Alfred Rehder, 1920-ca. 1948 (inclusive). Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum, Horticultural Library, Jamacia Plain
referencedIn Cooley, George Ralph, 1896-1986. Papers, ca.1946-1986. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Botanical departments financial reports, 1941-1950 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. Papers of William Gilson Farlow, 1866-1919 (bulk). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954. Papers relating to genus Carex, 1884-1900 (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Kennedy, George Golding, 1841-1918. Papers of George Golding Kennedy, 1864-1896 (bulk). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Harvard University. Herbaria. Combined records of the Arnold Arboretum and the Gray Herbarium, 1850- Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Rand, Edward Lothrop, 1859-1924. Papers of Edward Lothrop Rand, 1880-1895 (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Klatt, Frederich Wilhelm, 1825-1897. Botanical papers of Frederich Wilhelm Klatt, 1864-1896 (bulk). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
creatorOf Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. Records of the Gray Herbarium, 1892-1946 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. Papers of Asa Gray, 1830-1953 (inclusive), 1830-1888 (bulk). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
creatorOf Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium, 179?-1965 (inclusive), 1840-1955 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Harvard University. Subscriptions records: subscription towards the administration of the Herbarium, 1864. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Harvard University collection of reference materials relating to academic departments, research centers, laboratories, etc., ca. 1790- Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Arnold Arboretum. Records of the Arnold Arboretum, 1873-1970 (inclusive), 1873-1901 (bulk). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn The Papers of Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1864-1935) Botany Libraries
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associatedWith Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907. person
associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. person
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associatedWith Clarke, Cora Hvidekoper. person
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associatedWith Cosson, E. 1819-1889. person
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associatedWith Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. person
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associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
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associatedWith Kennedy, George Golding, 1841-1918. person
associatedWith Klatt, Frederich Wilhelm, 1825-1897. person
associatedWith Kükenthal, Georg, 1863-1955. person
associatedWith LeConte, John L. 1825-1883. person
associatedWith LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901. person
associatedWith Lehmann, Johann George Christian, 1792-1860. person
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associatedWith Lyman, Theodore, 1833-1897. person
associatedWith Mann, Horace, 1844-1868. person
associatedWith Martius, Karl Friedrich Philipp von, 1794-1868. person
associatedWith Mueller, Ferdinand von, 1825-1896. person
associatedWith Muir, John, 1838-1914. person
associatedWith Munro, William, 1818-1880. person
associatedWith Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859. person
associatedWith Oliver, Daniel, 1830-1916. person
associatedWith Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Olney, Stephen Thayer, 1812-1878. person
associatedWith Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911. person
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associatedWith Peters, Thomas Minott. person
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associatedWith Pringle, Cyrus G. 1838-1911. person
associatedWith Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872. person
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associatedWith Redfield, John Howard, 1815-1895. person
associatedWith Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln, 1864-1935. person
associatedWith Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885. person
associatedWith Smithsonian Institution. corporateBody
associatedWith Steetz, Joachim, 1804-1862. person
associatedWith Sullivant, William Starling, 1803-1873. person
associatedWith Thiselton-Dyer, William T. 1843-1928. person
associatedWith Thompson, William, 1823-1903. person
associatedWith Thurber, George, 1821-1890. person
associatedWith Torrey, John, 1796-1873. person
associatedWith Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886. person
associatedWith Ward, Nathaniel B. person
associatedWith Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892. person
associatedWith Weatherby, Charles Alfred, 1875-1949. person
associatedWith Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877. person
associatedWith Wright, Charles, 1811-1885. person
associatedWith Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874. person
associatedWith Youmans, Edward Livingston, 1821-1887. person
associatedWith Yuncker, T. G. 1891-1964. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Arnold Arboretum
United States
Subject
Botany--History--19th century
Botany--Societies, etc
Botany--Research
Natural selection
Women in science
Botany--History--20th century
Botany--Study and teaching (Higher)
Plants--Nomenclature
Herbaria
Occupation
Function
Botanists
Women scientists
Museum curators
Naturalists

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Active 1892

Active 1946

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