Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results
COLLECTION Identifier: gra00013

Jean Louis Berlandier papers

"Matamoros to Monterey and return. Apr. 1-26th (1830) Matamoros to Tampico and S. Fernando Oct. 14 - Feb. 23.", 1830-1831 Digital

Scope and Contents Loose manuscript in French, likely a draft cover note in Sereno Watson’s handwriting. Nest leaf begins narrative of trip to Monterey, 20 pages. Second section entitled "Voyage de Matamoros a Tampico," 14 Oct [1830]-29 Nov [1830], 59 pages. Third section entitled "Diario de Viage Luis Berlandier 1830-1831," 3 Dec,1830-10 Dec 1830, 14 pages. [Content similar to journal published in C.H. Muller’s Journey to Mexico, corresponds to pages 449-461 and 463-489. First section closer to the printed text...

"Journal - Aug.13/30 - Feb. 28/31; Portions of it are variously repeated", 1830 August-1838 December 20 Digital

Scope and Contents Loose manuscript in French, cover note in Sereno Watson’s handwriting. First sheet with note, "1830 About 14-28 Oct. journal.” First sheet verso contains drafts of two letters in Spanish. Second sheet with note "Journ: 1830 Aout 13-Sept,” begins 23 Aug, jumps to late Sept, continues through early Oct, 5 pages; second section entitled "Voyage pour reconnoitre les principaux points de l'Etat de Tamaulipas," 14 Oct to 19 Nov, 63 pages, with map; third section entitled "Route de Tampico a...

"Diario de Tamaulipas No. 1, Nota de F.A.Q. sobre Geografia de Tamaulipas [scratched out], Diario de Tarnava y Berlandier en Tamaulipas," additional note in pencil in Sereno Watson's hand, "1830 Oct 14 - Nov. 14", 1830 October 14-November 14 Digital

Scope and Contents Manuscript in Spanish, 28 pages, folded into signature and sewn together; 14 Oct 1830 to 14 Nov 1830, plant numbers in margins. Loose leaf with "Itineraria" and "Camino" from Santillana. Accompanying loose materials in French, 9 pages, starts mid-sentence, dated 29 Oct. Both may be drafts. “Tarnava” likely refers to don Constatino Tarnava, of the Corps of Engineers on the Commission, according to C.H. Muller.

"1845. Excursion au Fronton de Sa Isabel. 1849. Matamoros to Mexico.", 1845 July 4-1850 January 8 Digital

Scope and Contents Possibly incomplete manuscript in French with signatures stitched together but not formally bound; title note in Sereno Watson's handwriting. First section begins on July 4, 1845, continues for five pages without further reference to date. Second section begins November 1849, entitled "Chap. Prison, notification, escorte jusquala capitale de l’etat; attentats du gouverneur [DN] Jesus Cardenas: Confiance de ce fonctionnaire dans ses actes inconstitutionnels: Nullite de la comission permanente du...

"Plantes de Berlandier" Digital

Scope and Contents Notebook containing names for Berlandier specimens 1-2351. Note indicates names were supplied by M.E. Moricand with additions by [Alphonse] de Candolle; sent to A. Gray by Alphonse de Candolle in 1855.