Papers, 1854-1897 (bulk 1862-1891).


Papers, 1854-1897 (bulk 1862-1891).

The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Henry Edwards, most of it handwritten, approximately 2820 letters and 566 postcards. Also included are photostats of obituaries of Henry Edwards and of letters written by W.H. Edwards between 1882 and 1897; notes on classification and lists of species and specimens; reprints or photocopies of journal and newspaper articles; and biographical material on other naturalists, including photographs and illustrations.

9 linear ft. (18 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7714678

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