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Letters to Moses Ashley Curtis

Collection Identifier: far00035
Scope and Contents: This collection contains letters to Moses Ashley Curtis dated 1859-1868. Correspondents are Elliot Calvin Howe, Ezra Michener, and Henry William Ravenel.

Levi Lincoln Thaxter papers

Collection Identifier: far00027
Scope and content: The Thaxter collection consists of three diaries written by Thaxter chronicling trips with his sons John and Roland between 1860 and 1875.

Lincoln Ware Riddle and Gertrude Hollister Riddle papers

Collection Identifier: far00010
Scope and Content: This collection consists of correspondence between Lincoln Ware Riddle and his wife, Gertrude Hollister Riddle (née Paine), and various botanists. It also contains collecting and identification lists of lichen specimens.

List of algae (original manuscript and drawings for plates)

Collection Identifier: Oversize H3427L
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 ...

Lizzie Churchill Allen watercolors of fungi

Collection Identifier: far00007
Scope and Contents: This collection contains watercolors, photographs, notes, correspondence, and reprints pertaining to Allen’s interest in mycology. The collection spans 1902-1925. There are eight boxes of original watercolor illustrations of fungi, an index of the watercolors, a box of notes describing fungi, primarily the genera Lactarius and Russula, photographs of fungi, reprints of articles about Russula, and one letter from Edward Thompson Harper. Waltercolors are stamped with a unique number....

Louis Charles Christopher Krieger glass plate negatives

Collection Identifier: far00020
Scope and Content:: This collection consists of glass plate negatives used by Krieger while illustrating “Icones Farlowianae.” Some negatives are clearly labeled with the photographer’s name. Some labels are unclear and may indicate the collector of the specimen rather than the photographer. Negatives are numbered; however, it is unknown if the numbers indicate a series of negatives or samples or correspond to plates in the finished work. The collection also contains related correspondence....

Maggie Rogers fungi stamp collection

Collection Identifier: far00047
Scope and Contents: The collection contains fungi-themed stamps amassed by Mary Margaret Rogers, a well-known and long-time member of the Oregon Mycological Society as well as the North American Mycological Association. Fellow NAMA member, Steve Trudell, organized the collection, and sent it in two shipments. Shipment one consisted of approximately 1,293 items—individual stamps, stamp blocks, souvenir sheets, first-day covers, and miscellaneous other items such as postcards and envelopes. Most of the stamps are...

Mexican mosses collected by C.H. Berendt in 1865

Collection Identifier: RARE BOOK S949me
Scope and Contents: Bound manuscript containing original pencil drawings and notes of Mexican mosses collected by C.H. Berendt in 1865. Compiled by William S. Sullivant and illustrated by August Scrader. Includes list of determinations compiled from 1974-1976 by F. Bowers, L. Spessard, A.J. Sharp, and D.H. Smith.

Moselio Schaechter fungi stamp collection

Collection Identifier: far00049
Scope and Content: Moselio Schaechter’s collection of mushroom stamps was assembled over the course of three and a half decades beginning in the 1970s. The collection includes more than 2,000 fungi-themed stamps, postcards, and envelopes from over 160 countries and territories.