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COLLECTION Identifier: RARE BOOK S949i

Icones muscorum, or, : Figures and descriptions of most of those mosses peculiar to eastern North America by William S. Sullivant ; original drawings by A. Schrader

Scope and Contents

This collection contains August Schrader's original pencil drawings that were published in William S. Sullivant's, "Icones muscorum, or, Figures and descriptions of most of those mosses peculiar to eastern North America which have not been heretofore figured." The book was published in 1864. Drawings bound in one volume.

Dates

  • 1860

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available by appointment for research. Researchers must register and provide one form of valid photo identification. Please contact botref@oeb.harvard.edu for additional information.

Extent

0.2 linear feet (1 volume) : 129 drawings ; 29 cm

Provenance

Unknown.

Related Materials

Other related material at the Botany Libraries, Harvard University Herbaria:

  1. Icones muscorum, : or, Figures and descriptions of most of those mosses peculiar to North America which have not yet been figured, Supplement, by the late William S. Sullivant ; printers proofs and nineteen unpublished drawings, Archives of the Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.
  2. Mexican mosses collected by C.H. Berendt in 1865, Archives of the Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.
  3. William Starling Sullivant papers, Archives of the Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.

Digitization note

This collection was digitized by Harvard's Imaging Services department as part of the "Original botanical illustrations of the Botany Libraries" project.

Title
Sullivant, William Starling, 1803-1873. Icones muscorum, or, : Figures and descriptions of most of those mosses peculiar to eastern North America by William S. Sullivant ; original drawings by A. Schrader, 1860: A guide.
Status
completed
Author
Botany Libraries, Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
far00032

Repository Details

Part of the Botany Libraries, Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University Repository

The Harvard University Herbaria houses five research libraries that are managed collectively as the Botany Libraries. The Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany specializes in organisms that reproduce by spores, without flowers or seeds. The Archives of the Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany 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 Farlow Herbarium.

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