COLLECTIONS: 41 - 50 of 85
Scope and Content: This collection consists of two scrapbooks of letters to Jesup from botanists. The blue volume, dated 1859-1876, contains around 80 letters arranged in chronological order and includes an index. The red volume, dated 1873-1880, contains around 30 letters with no clear arrangement. Letters at the front of the volume appear to be in reverse chronological order with some letters arranged by correspondent.
Scope and Content: The Svenson papers contain professional and personal correspondence, research notes, original sketches, photographs, reprints, scrapbooks, and maps. Correspondence pertains to Svenson’s involvement in professional societies, his work at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, plant identifications, and plant collecting.
Scope and Content: The Bolander field notes contain field notes pertaining to plants he collected in California from around 1865 to 1867. The collection also includes identifications and descriptive notes by George Thurber.
Scope and Contents: Four original botanical illustrations from the Herbarium of William Francis Flint. Title from herbarium label accompanying illustrations.
Scope and Contents: The Smith collection consists of a file of notes bearing information for plants collected by Smith in Santa Marta, Colombia in 1898 to 1901. Information is written on small pieces of paper and arranged in numerical order like a card file. A few printed specimen labels for Santa Marta plants are interfiled with the notes. The collection also contains a letter from Benjamin Lincoln Robinson to Amelia Woolworth Smith dated March 21, 1922, regarding payment for her transcription of these notes.
Scope and Content: The Mann manuscripts consist primarily of drafts and notes pertaining to his partially published monograph, “Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.” There is an incomplete draft of the published section and drafts in varying degrees of completeness of unpublished sections.
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of six watercolors by Hunnewell painted from four specimens she collected in the Pyrenees in France. Four paintings have printed specimen labels from the attached. The printed labels originally read “F.W. Hunnewell, 2nd.” The “F.W.” has been crossed out and replaced with “M.P.”
Overview: An album of botanical paintings on pith "from the library of Rev. Frederic W. Holland, Harvard ’1831. Brought from China probably as early as 1840.
Scope and Content: The Bailey Papers consist of notebooks, correspondence, and reviews of his publications. The collection consists of a loose-leaf notebook containing U.S. Army specifications for wooden airplane parts; a collection of roughly 100 letters to Bailey, mostly 1966-1967, with a few drafts or copies of letters from him; a few letters to Bailey about his unification plan, plus a few reviews of his book of reprinted articles and some biographical notes.
Overview: The collection consists of 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates. Also includes some additional notes. Materials mostly pertain to Bigelow's "American Medical Botany".