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George Russell Shaw (1848-1937) papers, 1886-1942.

Collection Identifier: II A-1
Abstract:

The George Russell Shaw papers document his taxonomic research on the genus pinus. Originally trained an architect at Harvard Shaw continued his studies at L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and, in 1873 was a founding partner in the architectural firm Shaw & Hunnewell. Early in the 20th century Shaw became interested in studying pines and based his taxonomic career at the Arnold Arboretum.