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Albert F. Blakeslee correspondence and notebooks

Collection Identifier: far00002
Scope and Content: This collection consists of correspondence between Blakeslee and other botanists between 1923 and and 1936 as well as correspondence pertaining to him, field notes, and his work with mucor cultures, specifically "Nutrient I-III".

Alice Mills Hadley watercolors of native fungi from Chelsea, Vermont and Wellesley, Massachusetts

Collection Identifier: far00043
Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of 138 watercolor paintings of fungi by Alice Mills Hadley. The paintings date from 1881-1885 and were created during her time at Wellesley College. At the time, botany classes received instruction in flower painting in watercolors, and morphology labs supplied students with compound microscopes with cameras and micrometers for drawing specimens. It is likely that she used these tools to illustrate spores under magnification that appear in many of the watercolors....

Andrew Denny Rodgers research materials on William Gilson Farlow

Collection Identifier: far00038
Scope and Contents: Andrew Denny Rodgers planned to write a biography on botanist William Gilson Farlow. This collection primarily contains the handwritten notes and research materials for that project. There is some original Farlow correspondence that Rodgers collected. The biography was not finished or published.

Anna M. M. Reid collection

Collection Identifier: far00048
Scope and Contents: The Anna M. M. Reid collection, 1793-2001, is organized in three series. Series I, Edward Tuckerman research, contains Reid's research materials on American botanist Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886) and includes biographical information, correspondence, and Tuckerman's published papers. Series II, Anna Reid papers, contains Reid's published papers, materials on lichens and mosses, and correspondence. The series also includes illustrated plates and descriptions from James Sowerby's ...

Arthur Bliss Seymour papers

Collection Identifier: far00024
Scope and content: This collection contains correspondence, notes, and research material relating to Seymour’s mycological work.

Carroll William Dodge papers

Collection Identifier: far00005
Scope and Contents: The Dodge Papers contain correspondence, notes, memoranda, manuscripts, drafts, lists, receipts, lecture notes, teaching materials, dissertation notes, grants, memorabilia, financial records, notebooks, field diaries, collection lists, original drawings, illustrations, plates, and photographs relating to Dodge's research and identification of lichens and fungi. The bulk of the correspondence is between Dodge and other botanists and is dated approximately 1916-1990....

Champignons du Tonkin: a collection of original paintings

Collection Identifier: far00036
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 250 watercolor illustrations and one original scrapbook. The paintings date from 1904 to 1909. Most were created by Nguyen Manh Hoan in Vietnam for Victor Demange. The species were determined by N. Patouillard in France, according to Pfister, Donald H., Champignons du Tonkin, 1985.The Patouillard Herbarium was purchased by the Farlow Herbarium after Patouillard's death in 1928. There are several paintings by Demange in the Patouillard Herbarium along with...

Charles Bullard algae drawings

Collection Identifier: far00006
Scope and Content: This collection consists of drawings of algae as seen through a microscope with handwritten descriptions. The drawings were made primarily between 1915 and 1921. Some of the specimens illustrated by Bullard were collected by other botanists, but most Bullard collected himself between 1892 and 1912. Most of the specimens were collected in New England, but specimens from Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Washington, and Wisconsin and from New Brunswick and Ontario, Canada, are also represented.

Clarence Alonzo Cheever papers

Collection Identifier: far00011
Scope and Content: The Cheever collection contains correspondence, notes, manuscript material, diatom samples, and published plates pertaining to Cheever’s lifelong study of diatoms. There are also materials from Joseph Parker Wintringham, William B. Terry (regarding his father, William Almeron Terry), J.B. Wheeler, Edwin A. Schultze, and Adolf Wilhelm Ferdinand Schmidt.The bulk of Cheever's Diatom Herbarium consists of over 10,000 prepared slides, representing over two hundred genera and thousands of...

Clark University Herbarium card file and photographs

Collection Identifier: far00018
Scope and Content: This collection consists of an index card file of hepaticae and musci of Worcester County, Massachusetts, and a series of photographs of hepatics and mosses taken from 1908-1921.Each index card has a plant name and a grid of town names with checkmarks, presumably indicating where specimens were collected. There are 15 photographs, some of which are labeled: "Hepaticae: A group of photographs of hepaticae taken by Miss Helen Greenwood about 1908-1921 have been verified by William...