Gray, Jane Loring, 1821-1909
- Existence: 1821-1909
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of four collections of autographs and biographies of botanists. The collections are Mary A. Day’s biographies, Materials about the Jane Gray autograph collection, Miscellaneous autograph collection, and Jane Gray’s and Isabella James’s biographies of botanists. The collections contain correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and note fragments.Mary A. Day’s biographies include approximately 200 biographies of botanists which were probably...
Scope and Contents: The collection is comprised of autographs and images of botanists, collectors, those who have aided botanical work, those for whom plants have been named, and some entomologists; since entomology and botany are often so closely connected in investigations.Collection initiated by Asa Gray during visits to Europe, beginning in 1839. Gray received many autographed letters from Adrien de Jussieu, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, and other prominent botanists. In 1890 Isabella James donated...
Scope and Content: The collection consists of letters to Jane Gray from her family and others and one letter from Jane to a relative. It also contains a small notebook of biographical sketches about Asa Gray.