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COLLECTION Identifier: far00041

William Henry Harvey List of algae (original manuscript and drawings for plates)

Scope and Contents

This collection includes fifty leaves of handwritten notes and ten original illustrations of algae by William H. Harvey, 1853.

Descriptions of new species published in Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, v. 4, October 1859, (1860), pages 327-335.

Plates and complete list published by Dawson, E.Y., William H. Harvey's report on the marine algae of the U.S. North Pacific exploring expedition of 1853-1856, in Pacific Naturalist 1(5):3-40.

Dates

  • 1853

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research by appointment. 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 (1 flat portfolio) : [50] leaves : [10] color illustrations

General note

Variant title: Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, 1853-1860. All plates are hand-colored and include "crop" lines, figure numbers, and other editorial notes.

Former call number: Oversize H3427L.

Digitization note:

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

Title
Harvey, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1866. William Henry Harvey List of algae (original manuscript and drawings for plates), 1853: A Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Botany Libraries, Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
far00041

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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