Papers of James Franklin Collins, 1884-1935 (inclusive).


Papers of James Franklin Collins, 1884-1935 (inclusive).

The Collins papers consis of three main parts: letters to Collins; photographs, negatives and lantern slides made by Collins; and smaller items, mostly pertaining to his field trips. The letters are from about 240 correspondents, and date from 1884-1925 with most letters earlier than 1920. By and large they could be described as general botanical correspondence. The photographic materials consist of snapshots, labeled negatives, and lantern slides, all dating from about 1900-1935. The subjects of the photos include: landscapes and cityscapes, field expeditions and excursions, family and friends and their homes, closeups of individual plants and trees. The smaller items include a small notebook containing notes on geography and plants from the 1906 trip to the Gaspé, reports and collection labels related to the 1923 trip to the Gaspé, a plaster model of Mt. Logan (in the Gaspé) and a notebook containing notes on Salix.

ca. 4 linear ft.

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