Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919
- Existence: 1844-1919
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content: The Clarke collection contains correspondence, photographs, and manuscript materials.
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., 211...
Scope and Content: This collection primarily consists of original watercolor illustrations of fungi by Bridgham and Krieger prepared for 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 alphabetically by genus and species. There are around 350 illustrations by Krieger,...
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....
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.