Engelmann, George, 1809-1884

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George Engelmann was a botanist and physician in St. Louis, Missouri and was chief scientific advisor to Henry Shaw on the development of the Missouri Botanical Garden. He bought the Bernhardi herbarium and the first books for the library on a trip to Europe for Henry Shaw in 1857-1858. His herbarium was given to the Garden by his son after his death.

From the description of George Engelmann papers, 1831-1914. (Missouri Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 61772595

Botanist and professor at Washington University.

From the description of Letter, 1843, Nov. 30 : St. Louis, to S.B. Buckley, Esq., New York state. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35061246

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referencedIn Samuel George Morton Papers, 1819-1850 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Engelmann, George, 1809-1884. Anatomical Drawings of the Ear, 1826. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Lindheimer, Ferdinand, 1802-1879. Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer papers, 1854-1909. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
referencedIn Torrey, John, 1796-1873. Correspondence : Torrey and Engelmann, 1844-1873. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
creatorOf [Georg Engelmann, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Engelmann, George, 1809-1884. George Engelmann papers, 1831-1914. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
referencedIn Robbins, James Watson, 1801-1879. Papers of James Watson Robbins, 1828-1880 (inclusive), 1863-1868 (bulk). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
creatorOf Engelmann, George, 1809-1884. Anatomical Drawings of the Ear, 1826. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Harvard, Gray Herbarium. Historic Letters.
referencedIn Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890. Papers, 1841-1943. Iowa State University, Parks Library
referencedIn Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927. Records of the Director Charles Sprague Sargent, 1893-1927 (inclusive). Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum, Horticultural Library, Jamacia Plain
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
creatorOf Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. Joseph N. Nicollet papers, 1822-1843. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Missouri Botanical Garden Library. George Engelmann Papers.
referencedIn Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887. William Hemsley Emory papers, 1823-1886. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 48: Secretary Of The Interior.
referencedIn University Of North Carolina, Univ. Libraries, Ms. Dept.. Southern Historical Coll.: Charles Wilkins Short.
referencedIn William Hemsley Emory papers, 1823-1886 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Asa Gray papers, 1838-1887, 1838-1887 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Torrey, John, 1796-1873. John Torrey papers 1768-1871. New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
creatorOf Torrey, John, 1796-1873. John Torrey papers, 1768-1871. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Huntington Library. William Jones Rhees Collection.
creatorOf Shaw, Henry, 1800-1889. Henry Shaw papers, 1818-1949. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
creatorOf Parry, Charles Christopher, 1823-1890. Correspondence : Parry and Engelmann, 1851-1884. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium, 179?-1965 (inclusive), 1840-1955 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
creatorOf Engelmann, George, 1809-1884. Letter, 1843, Nov. 30 : St. Louis, to S.B. Buckley, Esq., New York state. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 305: U.S. National Museum Accession Records.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
referencedIn Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. Correspondence : Frémont and Engelmann, 1844-1856. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "Driscoll" to "Gates". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. [Correspondence and drawings relating to the U.S. and Mexican Boundary Survey] [microform]. University of Texas at El Paso
referencedIn Harvard, Gray Herbarium. [Contact repository for more information].
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
creatorOf Roetter, Paulus, 1806-1894. Botanical sketches by Paulus Roetter, 1848-1880. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
referencedIn Letters to Thomas Morong, 1874-1888 Botany Libraries
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Birth 1809-02-02

Death 1884-02-04






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