Carl William Sharsmith Papers 1937-1939


Carl William Sharsmith Papers 1937-1939

Correspondence, principally regarding the administration of the herbarium, and a list of botanical specimens collected in southeastern Washington and northern Idaho. Correspondents include: C.R. Ball, Lincoln Constance, C.L. Hitchcock, J.T. Howell, A.M. Johnson, F.M. Ownbey, and C.P. Smith.

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Smith, Charles Piper, 1877- (person)

Hitchcock, C. Leo (Charles Leo), 1902-1986 (person)

Constance, Lincoln, 1909-2001 (person)

Sharsmith, Carl William, 1903- (person)

Carl William Sharsmith was born in New York, New York in 1903. He studied botany at the University of California in the 1930s and received the Ph.D. in 1940. He held a position combining duties as herbarium curator and botany instructor at Washington State University from 1937 to 1939. From 1940 to 1946 he was with the University of Minnesota, and from 1950 onward at San Jose State College. His principal interest was in alpine vegetation. Sharsmith's years at Washington ...

Howell, John Thomas, 1903-1994 (person)

Assembled with a contents page by John H. Thomas. From the description of Base camp botany : plant lists kept by Howell and Peter H. Raven from Sierra Club outings in the Sierra Nevada, California, 1940-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863184 ...

Ownbey, Francis Marion, 1910- (person)

Botanist and geneticist, Washington State University. From the description of Papers, 1935-1974. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852968 A native of Missouri, Marion Ownbey was one of three twentieth century Ownbeys associated with plant taxonomy, the others being his brother Gerald Ownbey and his wife Ruth Peck Ownbey. His botanical education began at the University of Wyoming and its Rocky Mountain Herbarium and continued at Washington Univ...

Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 (person)

Johnson, Arthur Monrad, 1878- (person)

American Botanist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1915-ca. 1940. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852927 Biography Arthur Monrad Johnson (1878-1943) was Professor of Botany at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and director of the Campus Botanical Garden from 1927 until his death in 1943. Before that he held academic positions at the University of Minnesota, Harvard University, and t...