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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.

Jane Gray autograph collection

Collection Identifier: gra00084
Scope and Contents: The autograph collection was initiated by Asa Gray during visits to Europe, beginning in 1839. Gray received many autographed letters from Adrien de Jussieu, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, and other prominent botanists. Many letters are from Gray's personal correspondence. In 1890 Isabella James donated her collection of autographs and portraits of early American botanists to the Gray Herbarium. The Gray and James collections were incorporated by Jane Loring Gray and biographical information...