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Box 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arbustus uva ursi [Arctostaphylos uva-ursi] (Bear berry) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3Identifier: gra00002, Plate 6
Scope and Contents: Written in pencil "original copy J.B."

Geranium maculatum (Common Cranesbill) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3Identifier: gra00002, Plate 8
Scope and Contents: Lacks printed information and color varies from published work.

Kalmia latifolia (Mountain laurel) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3Identifier: gra00002, Plate 13
Scope and Contents: Includes sketch of flower of Durca palustris (plate 37).

Sanguinaria Canadensis (Blood root), before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3Identifier: gra00002, Plate 7
Scope and Contents: "Sanguinaria Canadensis" written in ink on front of illustration. "Original copy J.B." written in pencil. Indecipherable pencil note on back.

Geranium maculatum (Common Cranesbill) printed plate, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3Identifier: gra00002, Plate 8
Scope and Content: The Bigelow collection consists of botanical illustrations and supporting material. There are 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates, mostly pertaining to Bigelow's “American Medical Botany,” including pen and ink drawings and pencil drawings - some colored - and hand-colored proofs. There were 17 packets of specimens with identifying labels. Plants were collected in Europe; some are dated March 1839. The specimens were mounted on specimen sheets and were cataloged...