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David Hunt Linder papers

Collection Identifier: far00021
Scope and Content: The Linder collection consists of correspondence, specimen lists, manuscripts, illustrative matter and plate proofs, and photographs pertaining to Linder’s mycological research and curatorship of the Farlow Library.

Edward Angus Burt papers

Collection Identifier: far00012
Scope and Content: The Burt papers consist primarily of correspondence pertaining to Burt’s work on cryptogamic botany. There are letters from approximately 205 correspondents, dated 1895-1933. Major correspondents include: Giacomo Bresadola, Carroll William Dodge, William Gilson Farlow, the Fries Family, Albert Spear Hitchcock, Curtis Gates Lloyd, and Roland Thaxter.The collection also contains a typed draft of Burt’s “Thelephoraceae of North America,” an annotated typed draft of “Icones...

Edwin Bunting Bartram papers

Collection Identifier: far00003
Scope and Content: The Bartram papers contain correspondence, specimen lists, keys, and manuscripts pertaining to Bartram's bryological research in the United States and overseas.

Eliza Beulah Blackford papers

Collection Identifier: far00008
Scope and Content: The Blackford papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, notebooks, spore prints, original artwork, photographs, and various items relating to the Boston Mycological Club. These materials mainly pertain to Blackford’s interest in mycology. The original artwork includes 605 matted and numbered watercolors of cryptogams; 147 unmatted and unnumbered watercolors of cryptogams; and a group of small watercolors that were originally boxed together. The collection also includes 218 watercolors of...

Elizabeth Eaton Morse collection of photographs of Pacific Coast states fungi

Collection Identifier: far00044
Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of sixteen scrapbook-like panels of black and white photographs of fungi from the Pacific Coast states of the United States. Elizabeth Eaton Morse collected fungi specimens in the Pacific Coast states of the United States and deposited specimens in multiple herbaria including the Wellesley College Herbarium, the Farlow Herbarium of Harvard University, and the Mycological Herbarium of the University of California. Morse hired professional scientific...

Frederick Kroeber Sparrow papers on Anton de Bary

Collection Identifier: far00001
Scope and Content: This collection consists of correspondence, photocopied articles, handwritten notes, slides, and photographs pertaining to Sparrow’s manuscript of his address on Anton de Bary.

George Albert Fisher diatom papers

Collection Identifier: far00013
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of one bound volume containing correspondence to Fisher and 24 photographs. Letters are dated 1906-1933 and primarily pertain to diatoms and microscopy and to arrangements to sell, purchase, and exchange diatom samples. Major correspondents include Oliver Kendall, Jr., William Aldworth Poyser, William H. Pratt, and Joseph Parker Wintringham. Photographs are mostly images of diatoms.

George E. Francis fungi scrapbook and notebooks

Collection Identifier: far00029
Scope and content: This collection consists of a scrapbook labeled “American Fungi” containing illustrations and information on fungi, particularly mushrooms. There is some manuscript material but the scrapbook is predominantly illustrations. Some illustrations are full book plates while others are clippings from books adhered to loose paper with a handwritten citation. The scrapbook was on loose leaves in a binder, organized alphabetically by species, with a few exceptions. Original order has been...

George Edward Morris correspondence

Collection Identifier: far00016
Scope and Content: The Morris collection consists of a bound volume of correspondence. There are around 200 letters from 22 correspondents. Major correspondents include Charles Horton Peck and Curtis Gates Lloyd. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by sender.

George Knox Merrill papers

Collection Identifier: far00023
Scope and Content: This collection consists primarily of correspondence. It also includes lists of specimens and plant identifications, newspaper clippings, manuscript material, receipts, maps, and a card file pertaining to Merrill’s botanical work. There are 8 published maps in this collection, including 1 duplicate, that have individual catalog records. There is one hand drawn map that does not have an individual catalog record.Nineteen picture postcards of Maine scenery were found in the Farlow...