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Original drawings of lichens of N. Pacific Expl. Exp. under Ringgold & Rogers

Collection Identifier: Oversize T896L Suppl.
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.

Roland Thaxter papers

Collection Identifier: far00028
Scope and Contents: The Thaxter papers contain correspondence, notebooks, plant specimens, lists and photographs of specimens, photographs and paper ephemera from Thaxter’s travels, receipts, a commemorative album, manuscript proofs, research materials, and original drawings and plates for publication. Materials primarily relate to Thaxter's work as a cryptogamic botanist and instructor at Harvard.

Roland Thaxter sketch book

Collection Identifier: RARE BOOK T3685s
Scope and Contents: Contains miscellaneous collection of Roland Thaxter's original drawings, with brief notes.

Rolf Singer papers

Collection Identifier: far00022
Scope and Content: The Singer collection consists of correspondence, handwritten and typed manuscript material, notes, and receipts pertaining to Rolf Singer’s work as a mycologist. The bulk of the materials is from Singer's time at Harvard in the 1940s.

[Sketchbook of drawings of fungi], volume II

Collection Identifier: far00045
Scope and Contents: The sketchbook describes and illustrates specimens collected when Henrietta Page was enrolled in 3-week long natural history classes held in Alstead, New Hampshire, the summers of 1902 and 1903. Other Massachusetts collecting localities include Peabody, Lynn, Manchester, Boston, Cohasset, Chestnut Hill, Waban, etc. The specimens described in the sketchbook and originally deposited in the Alstead School's fungarium are now part of the New York Botanical Garden's collections. "Vol. 2" written on...

Thomas Potts James papers

Collection Identifier: far00015
Scope and Content: This collection consists primarily of correspondence. Major correspondents are Leo Lesquereux, William Starling Sullivant, and Coe Finch Austin. There are also notes used in the preparation of “Mosses of North America,” collecting lists, and miscellaneous manuscript material.

Vernon Ahmadjian papers

Collection Identifier: far00017
Scope and Content: The Ahmadjian papers contain correspondence, photographs, microscopic images, drawings, specimens, laboratory notes, maps, manuscripts, and publications. The collection documents Ahmadjian’s work on lichen symbiosis, his professional career, and his participation in professional organizations.

William Almeron Terry correspondence

Collection Identifier: far00014
Scope and Content: This collection contains one bound volume of letters sent to Terry, dated approximately 1864-1913. There are also photographs and printed material.

William Gilson Farlow papers

Collection Identifier: far00030
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, sketchbooks and loose drawings, scrapbooks, publication proofs, research notes, spore prints, photographs, financial records, diplomas and certificates, artifacts, and additional paper ephemera pertaining to Farlow’s research, teaching duties, and administrative work. Some material related to the Farlow Herbarium was added to the collection after Farlow's death.

William Starling Sullivant papers

Collection Identifier: far00026
Scope and content: The Sullivant papers contain bound and loose correspondence, drawings, manuscript materials, exsiccatae, photographs, reproductions of correspondence, and biographical materials, primarily pertaining to Sullivant’s bryological studies.