Gray, Jane Loring, 1821-1909

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Jane Loring Gray was born in 1821. In 1847 she became engaged to Asa Gray and they were married on May 4, 1848. Jane accompanied her husband on most of his voyages and chronicled them in her letters to her family. After her husband's death in 1888 she devoted herself to memorializing him; she prepared an edition of Gray's letters and contributed funds toward the establishment of the Asa Gray Professorship.

From the description of Papers of Jane Loring Gray, 183?-189? (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 41078418

Epithet: wife of Asa Gray

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000026

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referencedIn Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. Papers of Asa Gray, 1840-1880 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. Papers of Asa Gray, 1840-1880 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1830-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. Papers of Asa Gray, 1830-1953 (inclusive), 1830-1888 (bulk). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. Asa Gray papers, 1840-1859. Library of Congress
referencedIn Vol. VI, ff. 264, F-K.includes:f. 1 William Farr, statistician: Letter to -: 1877. f. 2 Alphonse Favre, botanist: Letter to -,: 1882: Fr. f. 4 William Fawcett, Director of Public Gardens and Plantations, Jamaica: Letter to A. S. Woodward: 1894. f. 6 ... British Library
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Garden Street Garden Club (Cambridge, Mass.). Garden Street Garden Club records, 1879-1897. Cambridge Historical Society
creatorOf Cunningham, John, 1818-1900. Letters to Jane Loring Gray, 1835-1872. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Gray, Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909. Papers of Jane Loring Gray, 183?-189? (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
creatorOf Gray, Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909. Collection of botanists' autographs and biographies, 183-189 (inclusive. Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Loring family. Papers, 1830-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Asa Gray Papers, 1840-1859 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Loring family. Loring family correspondence, 1812-1863. Litchfield Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Voyages and travels


Birth 1821

Death 1909

Spanish; Castilian,





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