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William Henry Brewer California Geological Survey papers

Collection Identifier: gra00015
Scope and Content: The Brewer California Geological Survey papers comprise manuscripts, field notes, and notes, and are divided into three series by format: Field Notebooks, Bound Volumes, and Manuscripts. Field Notebooks contains 13 notebooks of field notes pertaining to collections made during the California Geological Survey; they are primarily in unidentified handwriting with page headings, plant names, and some descriptions in Brewer’s handwriting. Bound Materials contains copies of the 13 notebooks bound in...

William Jameson manuscripts and correspondence

Collection Identifier: gra00034
Scope and Content: The Jameson collection consists approximately 220 letters to Jameson, dated 1827 to 1869, and manuscripts attributed to Jameson.Correspondence is in English and Spanish and falls into six groups: Isaac Anderson-Henry (43 letters, 1850-1867, bulk 1852-1856); José Manuel Estrada (39 letters, 1848-1869); Teodoro Maldonado (28 letters, 1862-1864, bulk 1863); family correspondence (20 letters, 1848-1869); correspondence with the Ecuadorean government (10 letters, 1835-1856); mixed...

William Oakes letters to James Watson Robbins

Collection Identifier: gra00001
Scope and Content: 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.

William Ruggles Gerard notes on plant names

Collection Identifier: gra00027
Scope and Content: 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 Notes are primarily handwritten; some proofs from an unpublished article are pasted in.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.

William Whitman Bailey correspondence and biographical notes

Collection Identifier: gra00012
Scope and Content: Bailey’s letters to James Franklin Collins, Professor of Botany at Brown University, comprise the bulk of the collection and pertain to activities of the New England Botanical Club and the Botany Department at Brown. There are around 300 letters, many of which were written to Bailey by other botanists and forwarded by him to Collins.The remainders of the Bailey materials consist of notes on Bailey's life, an autobiographical sketch and six poems by Bailey, and a flyer for...