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Clemenz Heinrich Wehdemann drawings of plants collected at Cape Town

Collection Identifier: gra00074
Scope and Contents: The collection is comprised of 52 original botanical illustrations of plants collected in Cape Town, South Africa in 1817. The artist is Clemenz Heinrich Wehdemann. Includes a letter dated 22 March 1820 from J. May[?], informing Professor [William Dandridge] Peck that plants were being shipped to Boston, Mass.Also contains a "List of seeds and bulbs" collected by Wehdemann, in his own hand. Numbered drawings correspond to this list. Includes 7 drawings not listed in the seed and...

Dandridge-Thorndike annotated Manasseh Cutler article

Collection Identifier: gra00065
Scope and Content: This collection consists of an extensively annotated printed copy of Manasseh Cutler's "Account.” The handwritten title page bears the name “Dandridge” in ink in the upper right corner and the title “Dom. M - Cutleri Flora Massachusettensis.” Lines have been drawn through Dandridge and the name “I Thorndike [2nd]” written underneath in pencil. A note, “Species 364” is written in pencil below the title.A handwritten index to plant names precedes the article. A list of errata is...

David LeRoy Topping notebook

Collection Identifier: gra00055
Scope and Content: This collection consists of one bound notebook containing correspondence, collecting lists and plant identification records, a diary, clippings, and pressed plant material. A letter from Elmer Drew Merrill to Charles Alfred Weatherby dated 1940 November 1 is inserted at the beginning of the notebook. Collecting lists and clippings are inserted and pasted into the notebook, pages 1-99. The diary is of a trip to Kina Balu, British North Borneo (now Sabah, Federated States of Malaysia), made with...

Drawings for the United States Naval Expedition to Japan and United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition

Collection Identifier: gra00080
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 64 black and white drawings created by Isaac Sprague depicting new species of Japanese plants. Asa Gray hired Sprague to create the drawings with the intention of publishing them; however, they were never published. Most of the drawings measure 28 x 37 cm with the exception of two drawings that measure 38 x 55 cm.Asa Gray identified 29 of the drawings by scientific name in pencil on the front. He also wrote “paid” in pencil on the reverse of some plates....

Edith Henry Scamman papers

Collection Identifier: gra00048
Scope and content: This collection contains correspondence; diaries; notebooks; loose notes; blank and typed specimen labels; card files; color slides; black-and-white and color photographs and one tintype (print); manuscript material; and additional paper ephemera pertaining to Scamman’s family, botanical interests, and work for the Gray Herbarium. The collection also includes materials related to Scamman's death, including funeral arrangements, letters of sympathy, and papers regarding the disposition of her...

Edward Lothrop Rand correspondence and Champlain Society reports

Collection Identifier: gra00043
Scope and Content: The Rand collection consist of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, diaries, plant lists, and notes pertaining to Rand’s botanical interests and involvement with the Champlain Society.

Edward Palmer plant lists

Collection Identifier: gra00071
Scope and content: This collection consists of collecting lists and field notes, primarily from Palmer’s time in Mexico. Lists pertain to collections made from 1880-1897. Field notes are mostly from Acapulco in 1894-1895 and Durango in 1896.

Elsie Louise Shaw Wild Flowers of Eastern North America illustrations

Collection Identifier: gra00025
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 458 original illustrations of eastern North American wildflowers, arranged by plant family. Many of the illustrations are based on material collected by Harvard Professor Merritt Lyndon Fernald. Additional collectors who provided material for Shaw’s illustrations include Charles Duell Lippincott and Arthur Herbert Norton.

Each illustration is numbered and labeled. Some leaves contain illustrations of multiple wildflowers.

Emily W. Wood photographs of Harvard University Herbaria

Collection Identifier: gra00088
Scope and content: This collection contains 267 photographs documenting the career of Emily Wood while employed at the Harvard University Herbaria (HUH) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Most photographs were taken between 1985 and 2008. Wood and various colleagues at HUH are pictured together during working hours, HUH social events, and international travel.

Ferns of Huntington, Long Island, collected and printed by Ella J. C. Hurd

Collection Identifier: gra00081
Scope and Contents: 46 cyanotypes of ferns printed by Ella Hurd, circa 1890-1900. Most of the ferns were collected by Ella Hurd from Huntington, Long Island. Some of the ferns were collected in West Palm Beach, Florida. Also includes cyanotypes of European ferns that were printed but not collected by Mrs. Hurd. Specimens identified on back of prints.