Rolla Kent Beattie Papers 1899-1956

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Rolla Kent Beattie Papers, 1899-1956

Rolla Kent Beattie Papers 1899-1956

Correspondence and other papers regarding taxonomic investigations of Pacific Northwest plants, of which a major part consists of approximately 50,000 notes and references to literature on Northwest flora and historical and biographical aspects of Northwest botany. Significant correspondents: C.E. Bessey, L.F. Henderson, Aven Nelson, C.V. Piper, Harold St. John, W.N. Suksdorf, A.R. Sweetser.

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Naturalist. From the description of Letter of C. S. Rafinesque, 1826. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449937 From the description of Letter : Lexington, Ky., to Thomas Leaming, Philadelphia, 1821 Apr. 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29458820 C. S. Rafines...

Stewart, William G., 1935-

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Lemmon, J. G.

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Piper, Charles V.

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Dachnowski-Stokes, A. O.

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Bloodgood, C. Delavan

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Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867

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Wright, Charles

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Epithet: Professor of Arabic, Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x000141 Epithet: Deputy Commissary General to the Forces British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x000140 Charles A. Wright was born September 7, 1878 in Kansas. He came to Albuquerque, N.M.around 1902 and managed the Fred Harvey curio ...

James, Edwin

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Stevens, Neil E.

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Holway, E. W. D.

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Eastwood, Alice, 1859-1953

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Eastwood was curator and later head of the Department of Botany at the California Academy of Sciences, 1849-1949. She was responsible for saving the Academy's type collection after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. While at the Academy, she carried out much collecting to build up the collection, published over 300 articles, and started a journal, Leaflets of Western botany. Her main botanical interests were west American Liliaceae and the genera Lupinus, Arctostaphylos and Castilleja. ...

Spaulding, Perley

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Simpson, George

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Barnhart, John Hendley, 1871-1949

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John Hendley Barnhart received his M.D. in 1896, was a noted botanical bibliographer, and lived in Southampton, New York. From the description of Barnhart family genealogical research notes, by John Hendley Barnhart, ca. 1920-1940s. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 489124764 ...

Seeman, Berthold

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Murray, Andrew

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Mocino, D. Jose Mariano

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Parry, C. C.

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Swallen, Jason R.

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Wood, C. B.

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Clark, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 40230 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000f1 Epithet: of Sloane MS 2532 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000f3 Epithet: Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000f4 Epi...

Berthand, E. L.

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Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820

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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 excu...

Collinson, Peter, 1936-1980

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Howell, Joseph (Joseph Williams), 1857-1918

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Utah legislator and U.S. Congressman from Utah, 1903-1917. From the description of Joseph Howell papers, 1903-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391400 From the guide to the Joseph Howell papers, 1903-1918, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Rugel, Ferdinand

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Ball, John (John F.)

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Thompson, David

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Meader, James

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Miyabe, Kingo

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Wilson, Ernest

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Brown, Robert

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Epithet: of Streatham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x000331 Robert Brown was born in Cairo, Egypt, on 29 July 1908. He was educated at the English School, Cairo, and at Skinner's School, Tunbridge Wells, and then studied at the S. E. Agricultural College, Kent, graduating with degree of B.Sc. Agric. He then studied at the Honours School of Botany at Imperial College, University of London, graduating i...

David, Abbe

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Maxon, William R.

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Wynd, Frederick Lyle

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Shinn, Charles H.

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Clayton, John, Senior

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Epithet: Prebendary of Christ Church, Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000309 Epithet: of Add MS 38286 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000307 Epithet: Reverend; of Hackney Grove British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00030b ...

Brainerd, Ezra, 1844-1924

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President of Middlebury College. From the description of The early settlements of Middlebury, Vermont, from the original surveys and from recent measurements, 1886. (Sheldon Museum Research Center). WorldCat record id: 664776939 ...

Schafer, Joseph

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Compton, T. B.

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Merriam, Clinton Hart, 1855-1942

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C. Hart Merriam was a biologist who work for the Smithsonian Institution from 1910-1939. Merriam was born December 5, 1855 in New York City. His childhood was spent in Locust Grove, Lewis County, New York. Merriam’s father introduced him to Prof. Spencer Baird who attached the seventeen year old Merriam to a government expedition, the Hayden Survey. He spent a summer collecting birds and eggs in the Yellowstone region. That year, he attended college, first at the Pingry Military School in Elizab...

Meinecke, Emilio Pepe Michael, 1869-1927

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Eschscholtz, Johan

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Hatch, W.R.

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Michaux, André, 1746-1802

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André Michaux was a French botanist and traveler. From the guide to the Botanical journal in North America, 1787-1796, 1787-1796, (American Philosophical Society) From the guide to the Documents on his botanizing in the United States, 1785-1807, 1785-1807, (American Philosophical Society) André Michaux, French botanist, was the first botanical explorer to travel widely in North America. André Michaux's botanical career started off amidst difficult times; his wife ...

Pringle, Cyrus G. (Cyrus Guernsey), 1838-1911

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Cyrus G. Pringle (1838-1911) was an American botanist who spent his career cataloging the plants of North America, especially in Mexico. He was born on May 6, 1838 in East Charlotte, Vermont. He enrolled at the University of Vermont but had to leave after a semester when his older brother died, so he could run the farm. He did fight in the Civil War, but was discharged after a short time. He went back to the farm and continued his work as a plant breeder where experimented with crops such as cor...

Coulter, John Merle

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Nelson, Aven

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Darlington, H. T.

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Douglas, David, 1949-....

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Epithet: afterwards 7th Earl of Augus, eldest son of Sir J Douglas, of Pittendreich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000508.0x00029d ...

St. John, Harold, 1892-

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Harold St. John was born in 1895 and attended Harvard University, graduating in 1914. Graduate education, work with a Canadian botanical survey and service in the United States army occupied him until 1920, when he received the Ph. D. from Harvard and accepted a teaching position at the State College of Washington, now Washington State University. St. John had been a student of Merritt L. Fernald and Benjamin Robinson, the successors of Asa Gray at Harvard and the leader...

Lyman, W. D.

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Wagner, Henry Raup, 1862-1957

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Wagner was born on Sept. 27, 1862 in Philadelphia, PA; A.B. (1884), LL. B (1886), L.H.D. (1946), Yale Univ.; D. Litt. (1935), Pomona College; LL. D (1949), UC Berkeley; admitted to Missouri bar in 1887 and began practicing in Kansas City; became member of the executive committee (1918-20), the vice president (1920-21), American Smelting and Refining Co., New York; began to collect books, and made contributions to the history and bibliography of Latin America and the American West; member, Americ...

Bethel, Ellsworth

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Palliser, John, 1807-1887

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Epithet: geographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x0002b5 John Palliser was born on 29 January 1817 in Dublin. In 1834, he entered Trinity College, Dublin, but abandoned his studies in 1838 without taking a degree. In 1839, he received an appointment as captain in the Waterford Artillery Militia, seeing little active service before resigning his commission in 1864. During 1844, he served ...

Evans, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 37505 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x000160 Epithet: Archdeacon of Merioneth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x0003b7 The creator of this manuscript is believed to be John Evans, the Unitarian Minister at Carmarthen from 1816 to 1818. The document was compiled whilst he was recovering from a...

Meyer, Frank N.

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Spalding, Rev. H. H.

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Collins, J. Franklin (James Franklin), 1863-

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James Franklin Collins worked as a silversmith from 1897-1899. During this time he began studying botany with W.W. Bailey, which led to his becoming part-time curator of the Brown University Herbarium starting in 1894. Collins switched to botany as a full-time career when he began teaching at Brown in 1899. From 1906-1911 he was head of the botany department at Brown. His interests shifted toward forest pathology, and he worked as a pathologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture at Brown, fr...

Rich, William (Hutton)

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Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954.

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Liberty Hyde Bailey was instrumental in separating Horticulture from Botany and establishing it as a distinct scientific pursuit. Born on a farm in Michigan in 1858, Liberty Hyde Bailey graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College with a degree in botany. After working with the renowned botanist Asa Gray at Harvard, he returned to Michigan to teach horticulture and landscape gardening. In 1888, he came to Cornell to build a new curriculum in practical and experimental horticulture. In 1904, ...

Agassiz, Alexander

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Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879

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Physician and botanist of Boston, Mass. From the description of Jacob Bigelow letter, 1822-1833, [Boston]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847536 Jacob Bigelow (Harvard University, A.B. 1806 and University of Pennsylvania, M.D. 1810) taught at Harvard Medical School from 1815-1855. With Dr. Francis Boott he began work on a flora of New England but this project was given up. From 1817-1820 he published American medical botany for which he drew many of the plates and ...

Murchison, Sir Roberick

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Mertens, Henry

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Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926

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Title: Count British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x00037a American botanist. From the description of Papers, 1888-1926. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852938 Charles V. Piper was born in Victoria, British Columbia, in 1867. He grew up in Seattle, and attended the Territorial University of Washington until about 1892, although he had received his bachelo...

Forbes, Charles

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Lyall, David

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David Lyall was born on 1 June 1817 at Kinkairdineshire, Scotland. He studied medicine at Aberdeen and was admitted a licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh. In 1839, he joined the Royal Navy as a medical officer and naturalist, serving as assistant surgeon in HMS Terror on the British Naval Expedition, 1839-1843 (leader James Clark Ross), organized primarily to conduct a series of magnetic observations in the Southern Hemisphere. During this voyage, Lyall, Joseph ...

Laut, Agnes

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Belcher, Capt. Sir Edward

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Wilks, W.

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Spillman, W. J. (William Jasper)

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Spillman (1863-1931). Received B. S., M. S., and D. Sc. degree from University of Missouri; taught school in Missouri until 1902 when he joined staff of the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture; 1915 to 1918 chief of the Office of Farm Management; 1918 to 1921 associate editor of "Farm Journal" and thereafter a consulting specialist; member of the faculty of Georgetown University. From the description of Notebooks, 1885-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83017319 ...

Golder, Frank A.

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Tolmie, W. F.

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Hancock, Samuel

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Hancock, who was probably born in 1824, settled at Tumwater in 1847 and later at Whidby Island, Puget Sound. The origin of this transcript is not clear. Hancock's account describes his 1845 overland journey to Oregon, prospecting in California, encounters with Indians and robbers, the wreck of the ship Cayuga, and his life as a trader among the Indians. He describes the life and customs of the Indians, includes an account of the Whitman massacre, and relates an attempt b...

Austin, Mrs. R. M.

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Abbot, E. K.

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Anderson, A.C.

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Frye, Else M.

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Seese, Martin

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Rosendahl, Carl Otto, 1875-1956

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Macoun, John

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Epithet: Canadian botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x0002c5 ...

Cusick, William C. (William Conklin), 1842-1922

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Botanical collector, Union County, Oregon. From the description of Papers, 1906-1924. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852930 Botanist. From the description of W.W. Eggleston collection of William C. Cusick, 1862-1922. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 18061386 William C. Cusick was born in Illinois in 1842 and emigrated to Oregon while a youth. He had a modest "collegiate" education and worked as a te...

Bartram, William, 1739-1823

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William Bartram was a naturalist and made trips throughout the southern frontier, collecting seeds and specimens and making botanical drawings. From the description of Meteorological diary, 1790 January 1-1791 September 13. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540731 From the description of Commonplace book, [ca. 1760-1800]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624360 Naturalist William Bartram traveled through...

Parish, S. B.

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Sudworth, George B.

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George Bishop Sudworth (1864-1927): Chief Dendrologist, U.S. Forest Service; member of the Federal Horticultural Board; founder of the Society of American Foresters; authority on American trees. From the description of George B. Sudworth notebooks, 1899-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70531096 ...

Coltman-Rogers, Charles

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Meares, John

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Howard, L.O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950

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Leland Ossian Howard was a biologist and entomologist. He was Chief of the United States Bureau of Entomology (1894-1927). From the description of Papers, 1877-1940s. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122539991 From the guide to the L. O. (Leland Ossian) Howard papers, 1877-1940s, 1877-1949, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835

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Joseph Caldwell was the first president of the University of North Carolina where he was also a professor of mathematics. From the description of Joseph Caldwell papers, 1791-1835. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23045556 Joseph Caldwell, (21 April 1773-27 January 1835), mathematician, Presbyterian minister, and first president of the University of North Carolina, was born at Lamington, N.J., in northeastern Hunterdon County, the youngest of three ...

Butters, Frederick King

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Howell, Thomas

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Epithet: husbandman, of Snargate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000226 Epithet: of Add MS 32689 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0003ba ...

Ramsbottom, John

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Hooker, Joseph Dalton

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Kellogg, Albert

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Judson, Katherine

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Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859

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Naturalist, of England; explorer and writer on plants, birds, and other native species in North America; surname spelled variously. From the description of Note from Thomas Nuttale, probably to a Professor Terry, 1838. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 222009131 Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) Nat...

Tweedy, Frank

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Brown, Jennie Broughton

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Lobb, William, 1809-1864

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Flett, J. B. (John B.)

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Tidestrom, Ivar T.

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Hartwig, Theodor

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Jennings, O.E. (Otto Emery), 1877-1964

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Thorington, J. Monroe (James Monroe), 1894-

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Munro, William, M.D.

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Epithet: MD; SurgeonGeneral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00014c Army officer. From the description of Return of William Munro, 1787. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451496 Epithet: JP; of Stoke Bishop British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00014b ...

Barett, Mrs. P. G.

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Bessey, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1845-1915

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Botanist and educator. From the description of Papers of Charles E. Bessey, 1865-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071841 Epithet: American botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00017c Botany professor. Dr. Charles Bessey was the first Professor of Botany at Iowa State University, beginning in 1870. He guided the Dept. during its formative years and established the first un...

Gairdner, Meredith

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Hone, D. S.

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Bradbury, John

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Gabrielson, Ira N.

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Ira N. Gabrielson (1889-1987) was a wildlife biologist and early promoter of wildlife conservation. He joined the Bureau of Biological Survey in 1915, specializing in rodent control and game management, with a particular interest in waterfowl. By 1935 he had become Chief of the Survey, and when it was merged with the Bureau of Fisheries in 1940 to become the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, he was named its first Director. During his tenure, 1940-1946, millions of acres were added to the...

Etches, Jon

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Dayton, William A.

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Hitchcock, A.S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935

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Albert Spear Hitchcock (1865-1935) was born in Owasso, Michigan, on September 4, 1865. He entered Iowa State Agricultural College, receiving his B.S. in 1884, and an M.S. in 1886. He joined the United States Department of Agriculture in 1901 as Assistant Agrostologist under Frank Lamson-Scribner. In 1905 he was put in charge of the grass herbarium and became Systematic Agrostologist. After 1928, he held the title of Principal Biologist in charge of Systematic Agrostology of the Department of Agr...

Sargent, Charles Sprague

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Dietz, H. F.

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Gambel, William, 1823-1849

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Hecata, Bruno

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Delano, Amasa

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Baronoff, A. A.

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Damon, Samuel

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Eggleston, Willard W.

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Applegate, Elmer J.

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Ermantinger, Edward

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Baumgarten, Hermann

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Sorel, Henry Andrew

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Neilson, Thomas G.

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Greene, E. L.

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Bebb, M. S.

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Eaton, Amos, 1776-1842

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Parker Cleaveland worked as a mineralogist and geologist. From the guide to the Parker Cleaveland papers, [ca. 1806]-1844, Circa 1806-1844, (American Philosophical Society) Born in Chatham, New York, Amos Eaton graduated from Williams College in 1799 and then studied law in New York City. He was admitted to the state bar in 1802. After imprisonment from 1811 to 1815, Eaton refocused his attention on science and botany. His pragmatic concern was the "application of science to...

Meehan, Thomas

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Garry, Nicholas, 1781?-1856

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Beattie, R. Kent (Rolla Kent), 1875-

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A forest pathologist for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) from 1912-1945, Beattie (1875-1960) is notable for his studies of Northwest flora and chestnut blight. He spent three years in Asia for the USDA's Division of Forest Pathology surveying chestnut trees and related plants and gathering seeds to introduce disease-resitant strains to the United States. From the description of Rolla Kent Beattie photograph collection 1927-1949. (National Agricultural Library). WorldCat record i...

HOWELL, JOHN T.

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Swallow, Prof.

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Postels, Alexander

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Henderson, L. F. (Louis Fourniquet), 1853-1942

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Louis F. Henderson was born near Boston in 1853. He studied languages and botany at Cornell University and moved west after graduation, living in California and then in Oregon. He was a professor of botany at the University of Idaho and headed the Department of Botany at the University of Oregon. Henderson traveled extensively, collecting botanical specimens. He remained active in the field of botany into his 80s and died in 1942 at the age of 88. From the description of Louis F. Hen...

Douglas, Sir James

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Whited, Kirk

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Palmer, Edward, 1802-1886

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Gray, Asa

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Newberry, J. S.

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Carruth, W. W.

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Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809

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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were explorers. Nicholas Biddle was requested by William Clark to write a narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which was published in 1814 as "History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark." From the description of Journal, 1803 Aug. 30-1803 Dec. 12; 1810. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298060 From the guide to the Meriwether Lewis journal, August 30, 1803 - December 12, 1803; 1810, August 3...

Pallas, Peter Simon, 1741-1811

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German naturalist. From the description of Papers, 1784. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55151974 ...

Lyons, Maj. H. G.

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Paxton, Sir Joseph

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Barclay, George

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Drummond, Thomas, 1797-1840

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Kelley, Hall J. (Hall Jackson), 1790-1874

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Propagandist and colonist. From the description of Hall J. Kelley papers, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980703 ...

Jewitt, S.

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Douglas, Robert, Sir, 1694-1770

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Mayne, R. N.

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Jones, Marcus E. (Marcus Eugene), 1852-1934

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Marcus E. Jones collected botanical specimens in the United States and Mexico. Jones grew up in Grinnell, Iowa, and studied at Grinnell College. Jones worked as a mining engineer, but also collected plants throughout the western United States. Jones founded the journal Contributions to Western Botany. He collected approximately 100,000 specimens in his personal herbarium which was bought by Pomona College in 1923. Jonesiella Rydb. (Fabaceae genus) is named for him. Smithsonian Instit...

Paullin, Charles O.

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Drake, Capt. Francis

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Jepson, Willis Linn

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Vasey, George, 1822-1893

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George Vasey (1822-1893), a physician and botanist, was born near Scarborough, England. In 1828 his parents emigrated to the United States, settling in Oneida County, New York. Vasey became interested in botany as a youth, reading Almira Hart Lincoln's Elements of Botany, and meeting the German botanist, P. H. Kneiskern, who subsequently introduced him to John Torrey and Asa Gray. In 1872, Vasey was appointed Botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Curator of the Natio...

Fernald, M. L.

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Ruiz, Hipolito

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Wood, Cyril Warcup.

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McKenzie, Donald.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Burke, Joseph

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Lesquereux, Léo, 1806-1889

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Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges Cuvier, Agassiz was renown for his six-volume work Poissons fossils, a study of more than 1,700 ancient fish. Equally important was his Ètudes sur les glaciers (1840). In 1845 Agassiz moved to the United States on a two-year study grant from King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia to compare the flora and fauna of the United States and Europe. While in the United States he was invited to deliver a c...

Fuller, George W.

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Mr. Fuller was an early librarian of the Spokane Public Library and was well-known during the 1920s for his book plate designs. From the description of Papers. (Eastern Washington State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 43027294 ...

Scouler, John, 1804-1871

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Lüders, F. G. J.

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Abrams, Leroy

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Newcombe, C. F.

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Bentham, George, 1800-1884

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English botanist; nephew of Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832 From the guide to the George Bentham letter to Asa Gray, ., (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000263 ...

Hemenway, Ansel

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Franchere, Gabriel

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Sweetser, A. R.

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Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...