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Box 1

 Container

Contains 47 Collections and/or Records:

Datura stramonium (Thorn apple) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 1
Scope and Contents: Written in pencil "original copy J.B."

Eupatorium perfoliatum (Thorough wort) printed plate, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 2
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...

Arum triphyllum [Arisaema triphyllum] (Dragon root) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 4
Scope and Contents: Color sketch with penciled instructions on coloring.

Coptis trifolia (Gold thread) printed plate with pencil sketch on back, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2Identifier: gra00002, Plate 5
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...

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...

Panax quniquefolium (Ginseng) original illustration, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4Identifier: gra00002, Plate 29
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...

Liriodendron tulipfera (Tulip tree) pencil sketch of flower, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4Identifier: gra00002, Plate 31
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...

Liriodendron tulipfera (Tulip tree) colored sketch of flower, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4Identifier: gra00002, Plate 31
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...

Liriodendron tulipfera (Tulip tree) pencil sketch of plant, before 1817 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4Identifier: gra00002, Plate 31
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...