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SUB-SERIES Identifier: ecb00006, I

Ware correspondence, 1887-1936

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence kept by Mary Lee Ware and her mother, Elizabeth. It is arranged chronologically, and spans the years 1887-1936. There is no correspondence from 1917-1919. The bulk of the correspondence is between Rudolf (Rudolph) Blaschka, G.L. (George Lincoln) Goodale, Mary Lee Ware, and Oakes Ames.


  • 1887-1936

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English and German.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research by appointment with the following exceptions: Harvard University records are restricted for 50 years; Harvard personnel and student records are closed for 80 years. Some restrictions have been noted in the finding aid. Other records may need to be evaluated by archives staff in advance.

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59 linear feet

Repository Details

Part of the Botany Libraries, Economic Botany Library of Oakes Ames, Harvard University Repository

The Harvard University Herbaria houses five research libraries that are managed collectively as the Botany Libraries.The Economic Botany Library specializes in materials related to economic botany or the commercial exploitation of plants. The Archives of the Economic Botany Herbarium of Oakes Ames houses unique resources including personal papers, institutional records, field notes and plant lists, expedition records, photographs, original artwork, and objects from faculty, curators, staff, and affiliates of the Economic Botany Herbarium.

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