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COLLECTION Identifier: Oversize T896L Suppl.

Original drawings of lichens of N. Pacific Expl. Exp. under Ringgold & Rogers

Scope and Contents

A study of the lichens from the Ringgold and Rodgers expedition, 1853-1855. Title taken from note in William G. Farlow's hand: "Original drawings of lichens of N. Pacific Expl. Exp. under Ringgold & Rogers, Chas. Wright, botanist." Species are described in “Observations on North American and other lichenes” by Edward Tuckerman in Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, v. 5, page 383 for April 22, 1862.

Dates

  • approximately 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

0.1 linear feet : [17] leaves, (note with contents, 8 drawings, 8 photo reproductions) : illustrations (some color) ; 37 cm

Arrangement

I. Ramalina Menziesii -- II. R. leptocarpha -- III. Cetraria chrysantha, Dactylina ramulosa -- IV. Alectoria ochroleuca v. Japonica -- V. Parmelia Japonica, Pyxine Meissneri -- VI. Sticta Wrightii -- VII. Cladonia Boryi -- VIII. Biatora melampepla, Megalospora Simodensis, Buellia Japonica, B. oidalea, B. Africana.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Gray Herbarium, January 21, 1901.

General note

Variant title: Original drawings of lichens of North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Ringgold and Rogers.
Conservation In 2018 several illustrations from this collection were conserved in preparation for digitization.
Title
Sprague, Isaac, 1811-1895. Original drawings of lichens of N. Pacific Expl. Exp. under Ringgold & Rogers, approximately 1860: A Guide.
Author
Botany Libraries, Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
far00040

Repository Details

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

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