Farlow Reference Library collection of botanists papers, 1855-1946 (inclusive).


Farlow Reference Library collection of botanists papers, 1855-1946 (inclusive).

Composite collection of papers of botanists, gathered by the Farlow Reference Library, Harvard University, from various sources. Each scientist's papers generally comprise a folder and typically include the following: letters, manuscripts for publication, Exsiccati and specimen lists, botanical drawings, photographs, and notes. Materials document the research of botanists affiliated with various private and governmental institutions both in the United States and Europe, of amateur cryptogamic botanists, and of illustrators. Included are the algae drawings of Charles Bullard and a card index created by Edward B. Chamberlain.

ca. 5 linear ft. (7 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 6762536

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Collins, Frank S. (Frank Shipley), 1848-1920

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Barghoorn, Elso S. (Elso Sterrenberg), 1915-1984

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Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886

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Francis, George E.

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Pearson, William Henry, 1849-1923

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Farlow Reference Library and Herbarium

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The Farlow Reference Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany is a separately endowed institution devoted to the study of fungi, lichens, algae and bryophytes. From the description of Records of Farlow Reference Library and Herbarium, 1924-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972513 ...

Bridgham, Joseph, 1845-1915.

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Haynes, Caroline Coventry

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Krieger, L. C. C. (Louis Charles Christopher), 1873-1940

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L.C.C. Krieger was a botanical illustrator who worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and collaborated with several mycologists, notably William Gilson Farlow. From the description of Negatives of Louis Charles Christopher Krieger, 1901-1912 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 175317103 ...