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1. Achimenes longiflora, 2. Achimenes tenella Digital

Item Identifier: Fol. 2 D4, Plate 719
Scope and Contents: José Mariano Moziño (1757-1820?) sought refuge in Montpellier for political reasons and brought with him around 300 original drawings by the Mexican painter, Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy. The drawings were entrusted to de Candolle in Geneva, who worked on the descriptions of the plants. Before de Candolle could make much progress, Moziño wanted to reclaim the drawings and move on. Not wanting to lose the knowledge to science, de Candolle appealed to the ladies of Geneva to copy them. More...

1. Pinguicula obtusiloba, 2. Pinguicula oblongiloba, 3. Pinguicula crenatiloba Digital

Item Identifier: Fol. 2 D4, Plate 1071
Scope and Contents: José Mariano Moziño (1757-1820?) sought refuge in Montpellier for political reasons and brought with him around 300 original drawings by the Mexican painter, Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy. The drawings were entrusted to de Candolle in Geneva, who worked on the descriptions of the plants. Before de Candolle could make much progress, Moziño wanted to reclaim the drawings and move on. Not wanting to lose the knowledge to science, de Candolle appealed to the ladies of Geneva to copy them. More...

2 species of Carisfa arduina [Carissa haematocarpa] Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: gra00074, 8
Scope and Contents: The collection is comprised of 52 original botanical illustrations of plants collected in Cape Town, South Africa in 1817. The artist is Clemenz Heinrich Wehdemann. Includes a letter dated 22 March 1820 from J. May[?], informing Professor [William Dandridge] Peck that plants were being shipped to Boston, Mass.Also contains a "List of seeds and bulbs" collected by Wehdemann, in his own hand. Numbered drawings correspond to this list. Includes 7 drawings not listed in the seed and...

2nd Set of Grasses from California State Survey, circa 1865 Digital

Item Identifier: gra00014, II
Scope and Contents: Miscellaneous notes and identifications

Liverpool - London, 1838 December 1-1839 January 30 Digital

File — oversize: 1Identifier: gra00026, Series I, Sub-series B, Bio 3
Scope and Contents: Letters written by Gray to the Torrey family, sometimes by way of George Putnam. Most letters are to either Mrs. Torrey or Mr. Torrey, but the distinction is not always clear. The letters were written in journal style, covering multiple dates and places.

Strand, London - about to leave for Boulogne, 1839 February 2-March 14 Digital

File — oversize: 1Identifier: gra00026, Series I, Sub-series B, Bio 4
Scope and Contents: Letters written by Gray to the Torrey family, sometimes by way of George Putnam. Most letters are to either Mrs. Torrey or Mr. Torrey, but the distinction is not always clear. The letters were written in journal style, covering multiple dates and places.

Paris - Genoa, 1839 March 18-April 27 Digital

File — oversize: 1Identifier: gra00026, Series I, Sub-series B, Bio 5
Scope and Contents: Letters written by Gray to the Torrey family, sometimes by way of George Putnam. Most letters are to either Mrs. Torrey or Mr. Torrey, but the distinction is not always clear. The letters were written in journal style, covering multiple dates and places.

Leghorn - Bale(?), 1839 May 8-July 23 Digital

File — oversize: 1Identifier: gra00026, Series I, Sub-series B, Bio 6
Scope and Contents: Letters written by Gray to the Torrey family, sometimes by way of George Putnam. Most letters are to either Mrs. Torrey or Mr. Torrey, but the distinction is not always clear. The letters were written in journal style, covering multiple dates and places.

"1845. Excursion au Fronton de Sa Isabel. 1849. Matamoros to Mexico.", 1845 July 4-1850 January 8 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: gra00013, I, 4
Scope and Contents: Possibly incomplete manuscript in French with signatures stitched together but not formally bound; title note in Sereno Watson's handwriting. First section begins on July 4, 1845, continues for five pages without further reference to date. Second section begins November 1849, entitled "Chap. Prison, notification, escorte jusquala capitale de l’etat; attentats du gouverneur [DN] Jesus Cardenas: Confiance de ce fonctionnaire dans ses actes inconstitutionnels: Nullite de la comission permanente du...

Correspondence from Elizabeth Smith Peabody Loring, 1848 December Digital

Item — Folder: 2Identifier: gra00029
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.