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This is a reproduction of Thomas Nuttall’s diary made during his 1810-1811 explorations. The diary is dated April 12, 1810 to September 1810 and contains 124 pages. The copies were likely make by Jeannette E. Graustein during research for her book, Thomas Nuttall, naturalist: explorations in America, 1808-1841.
This collection falls into two main categories: materials pertaining to the article "Descriptions of Some New Species of North American Mosses" published in “Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences” in 1879 and miscellaneous notes.
The Higginson papers consist of four botanical notebooks and two letters found inserted in the notebooks.
The papers of Walter Deane. Comprised of correspondence, diaries, journals, manuscripts, and photographs related to Deane's botanical pursuits. Also contains Deane's large autograph collection of botanists.
This collection consists of three bound notebooks containing a record of Hodge’s collections in Dominica. They were written by both Walter and Barbara Hodge and cover multiple collecting trips to Dominica taken between 1937 and 1940. Information is arranged in columns and includes collecting number, species identification and notes, a number representing locality, and occasional dates.
The collection contains letters to William Darlington from or pertaining to William Baldwin. There are 48 letters from Baldwin to Darlington dated 1803-1819, 45 of which are reproduced in “Reliquiae Baldwinianae.” There are three letters from John J. Lowry, in whose home Baldwin died, to Darlington, dated 1819-1844, and there are 10 letters from Baldwin’s widow, Hannah, to Darlington, dated 1819-1843.
The collection consists primarily of correspondence. There are about 50 letters from Oakes to James Watson Robbins, dated 1827-1847. There is also a letter written in shorthand to Oakes from an unidentified correspondent and a letter to Robbins from Charles Upham Shepard. Additional materials pertaining to Oakes and Robbins were apparently compiled by Walter Deane.
This collection consists of a sheaf of notes pertaining to Gerard’s study of plant name etymologies. A note on the cover and a letter found inside the front cover indicate it was sent by Gerard to Asa Gray on October 22, 1886. Notes are primarily handwritten; some proofs from an unpublished article are pasted in. The sheaf of notes is 59 pages. The collection also contains two letters from Gerard to Sereno Watson dated November 15 and November 19, 1889, found inserted at page 57.