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Benjamin Lincoln Robinson papers

Collection Identifier: gra00046
Scope and Content: The Robinson papers contain notes, collecting lists, unpublished manuscript material, correspondence, and certificates pertaining to Robinson’s education, botanical work, and membership in scientific societies. Materials are arranged by format and subject.

Biographical and autograph collections

Collection Identifier: gra00072
Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of four collections of autographs and biographies of botanists. The materials are circa the 19th century.The collections are Mary A. Day’s biographies, Materials about the Jane Gray autograph collection, Miscellaneous autograph collection, and Jane Gray’s and Isabella James’s biographies of botanists. The collections contain correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and note fragments.Mary A. Day’s biographies include approximately 200...

Botany Libraries daguerreotypes and ambrotypes

Collection Identifier: gra00089
Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of eleven daguerreotypes and three ambrotypes, circa 1840-1865. Most of the images are portraits of well-known botanists including Aimé Jacques Alexandre Bonpland, Edwin Faxon, Asa Gray, William Henry Harvey, Adrien Henri Laurent de Jussieu, François André Michaux, Thomas Nuttall, Charles Wilkins Short, John Torrey, Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward, and Sereno Watson. One daguerreotype depicts a Wedgwood medallion of Carl Linnaeus and another features C. A. Weatherby’s great...

Botany Libraries photograph collection

Collection Identifier: gra00083
Scope and Contents: This collection contains images of botanists and their families, field excursions, portraits of botanical meetings, and the history of the Harvard University Herbaria and Botanic Garden. The collection contains a wide range of photographic processes as well as negatives, lithographs, engravings, and some photomechanical reproductions.

Calques des dessins de la flore du Mexique, de Mocino et Sessé, qui ont servi de types d'especès dans le Systema ou le Prodromus

Collection Identifier: Fol. 2 D4
Scope and Contents: José Mariano Moziño (1757-1820?) sought refuge in Montpellier for political reasons and brought with him around 300 original drawings by the Mexican painter, Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy. The drawings were entrusted to de Candolle in Geneva, who worked on the descriptions of the plants. Before de Candolle could make much progress, Moziño wanted to reclaim the drawings and move on. Not wanting to lose the knowledge to science, de Candolle appealed to the ladies of Geneva to copy them. More...

Carlos Muñoz Pizarro manuscripts

Collection Identifier: gra00063
Scope and Content: This collection consists of a typed manuscript and a bundle of loose notes.

Charles Edward Faxon watercolors of ferns

Collection Identifier: gra00003
Scope and Contents: The collection is comprised of 9 color illustrations; 32 cm. Prepared for but not used in D.C. Eaton's Ferns of North America (1879-1880).

Charles Fay Wheeler Carex papers

Collection Identifier: gra00057
Scope and Content: The Wheeler papers consist primarily of documents pertaining to the genus Carex. There are two parts to the collection: 1) Two folders of papers consisting of notes, lists of Carex collections, and correspondence dated 1897 to 1906, from Liberty Hyde Bailey, Frederick Vernon Coville, William Conklin Cusick, Georg Kükenthal, Samuel B. Parish, and Carl Otto Rosendahl. 2) A card file of Carex species, arranged alphabetically; with a few cards for Cyperus, Eleocharis, Rhynchospora, Scirpus, and...

Charles Herman Tozier glass lantern slides.

Collection Identifier: gra00061
Scope and Content: The Tozier collection consists of 576 glass lantern slides. The slides are mostly labeled and are primarily color images of living plants. A few slides indicate the locality of the plant. There are also a few black-and-white images, line drawings, and dead plant matter.

Charles Wright papers

Collection Identifier: gra00058
Scope and Content: The Wright papers consist primarily of papers pertaining to collections he made while on the U.S. Commission in Santo Domingo.The North Pacific papers include Wright's journal of the expedition and descriptive notes on plants collected in Madeira, St. Jago, Cape of Good Hope, Sydney, Hong Kong, Loo Choo and Bonin Islands, Japan, Bering Straits, and California. There are also notes on plants collected by Wright in Nicaragua. Notes appear to be plant identification records; some are...