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Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919



  • Existence: 1844 - 1919

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cora Huidekoper Clarke correspondence and gall photographs

Collection Identifier: far00009
Scope and Content:

The Clarke collection contains correspondence, photographs, and manuscript materials.

[Icones Farlowianae : a sample of the color lithography]

Collection Identifier: Oversize F232izz
Scope and Contents: This is a collection of 16 color lithographs of one plate from Farlow, W., and Burt, E. (1929). Icones Farlowianae : Illustrations of the larger Fungi of eastern North America. Cambridge, Mass.: The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Harvard University. The lithographs are samples that resulted from several impressions, or strikings, of different colors super-imposed. Includes one page with handwritten note: Prof. W.G. Farlow compliments Heliotype Printing Co.,...

Icones Farlowianae watercolor illustrations

Collection Identifier: far00019
Scope and Content: This collection primarily consists of original watercolor illustrations of fungi by Joseph Bridgham and Louis Charles Christopher Krieger prepared for William Gilson Farlow and used in his posthumously published monograph, Icones Farlowianae: illustrations of the larger fungi of eastern North America. The illustrations are based on voucher specimens deposited in the Farlow Herbarium. There are over 300 illustrations by Bridgham, arranged...

Louis Charles Christopher Krieger glass plate negatives

Collection Identifier: far00020
Scope and Content:: This collection consists of glass plate negatives used by Krieger while illustrating “Icones Farlowianae.” Some negatives are clearly labeled with the photographer’s name. Some labels are unclear and may indicate the collector of the specimen rather than the photographer. Negatives are numbered; however, it is unknown if the numbers indicate a series of negatives or samples or correspond to plates in the finished work. The collection also contains related correspondence....

William Gilson Farlow papers

Collection Identifier: far00030
Scope and Contents:

The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, sketchbooks and loose drawings, scrapbooks, publication proofs, research notes, spore prints, photographs, financial records, diplomas and certificates, artifacts, and additional paper ephemera pertaining to Farlow’s research, teaching duties, and administrative work. Some material related to the Farlow Herbarium was added to the collection after Farlow's death.


Correspondence 2
Glass plate negatives 1