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Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879



  • Existence: 1786-1879

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob Bigelow botanical illustrations

Collection Identifier: gra00002
Overview: The collection consists of 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates. Also includes some additional notes. Materials mostly pertain to Bigelow's "American Medical Botany".

Jacob Bigelow papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c25
Overview: The Jacob Bigelow papers, 1770-1879 (inclusive), 1800-1879 (bulk), contain correspondence with Jacob Bigelow's (1786-1879) colleagues concerning botanical specimens, publication of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States from 1820 to 1831, and general medical matters. There is also correspondence with his family, including his parents, siblings, and his son, physician Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890).