Letters to James Watson Robbins, 1827-1847 (inclusive).


Letters to James Watson Robbins, 1827-1847 (inclusive).

Consists mostly of letters from Oakes to Robbins; a letter to Robbins from Charles Upham Shepard; and biographical information on Oakes and Robbins by Walter Deane.

ca. 50 letters.


SNAC Resource ID: 7431585

Harvard University, Botany Libraries

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Robbins, James Watson, 1801-1879.

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Robbins (Yale University, B.A. 1822; M.D. 1828) practiced medicine in Uxbridge, Mass. and also collected plants, concentrating on the study of Potamogeton. He authored the Potamogeton section of the fifth edition of Gray's Manual. From the description of Papers of James Watson Robbins, 1828-1880 (inclusive), 1863-1868 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 175317152 James W. Robbins (1801-1879) was born in Colebrook, Connecticut. He received his bachelor's and master's degre...

Shepard, Charles Upham, 1804-1866.

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Oakes, William, 1799-1848

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Oakes (Harvard, B.A. 1820) practiced law in Ipswich, Mass. Later he described the flora of the White Mountains for a geological survey report on New Hampshire. From the description of Letters to James Watson Robbins, 1827-1847 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 40961364 William Oakes (1799-1848), botanist, of Ipswich, Mass., was born in Danvers, Mass., on 1 July 1799. He graduated from Harvard in 1820 and studied law with Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845),...