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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

  • circa 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

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.

Conservation and Digitization note

Some items from this collection were conserved by Harvard's Weissman Preservation Center in preparation for digitization. This collection was digitized by Harvard's Imaging Services department as part of the "Original botanical illustrations of the Botany Libraries" project.

Title
Sprague, Isaac, 1811-1895. Original drawings of lichens of N. Pacific Expl. Exp. under Ringgold & Rogers, circa 1860: A Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Botany Libraries, Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng
EAD ID
far00040

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.

Contact:
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