Annie M. Law shell collection papers circa 1888-1892


Annie M. Law shell collection papers, circa 1888-1892

Annie M. Law shell collection papers circa 1888-1892

Includes notebook and notes concerning her shell collection, ca. 1888; draft of letter to Prof. Knowlton re selling her collection, 1888; draft of letter by Fannie Law Andrews regarding death of her sister Annie M. Law and possible sale of her collection to Stanford University, 1892; and typescript copy of notes attributed to John C. Branner on Robert Edmund Law.

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John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...