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FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: 84-M38
Overview: Addenda to the papers (MC 185) of John Graham Brooks, Unitarian minister, writer, and founder of the National Consumers' League.
Scope and Contents: The Asa Gray papers date from 1830-1953 (bulk 1830-1888) and document his career in botany. The collection primarily contains correspondence, travel journals, manuscripts, drafts of published works, notes for lectures, certificates, and original artwork. This collection is divided into 6 series which are largely a reflection of how the materials were stored over the years. The series are: biographical materials, correspondence, botanical manuscripts, publications, writings, and...
FOUND IN: Arnold Arboretum ArchivesCollection Identifier: I B-1 AG
Abstract: The Collection on Asa Gray was assembled by the Archives of the Arnold Arboretum. Through the donation of an immense book and plant collection numbering in the thousands, Gray effectively created the botany department at Harvard. This archival collection consists primarily of photographs of Gray, his herbarium, and memorials in his honor.
Drawings for the United States Naval Expedition to Japan and United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition
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....
FOUND IN: Countway Library of MedicineCollection Identifier: H MS c12
Overview: The Jeffries Wyman papers, 1826-1936 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk) are the product of Wyman's research, teaching, professional, and publishing activities throughout his career as a naturalist and scientific researcher with positions as the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; curator of what is now the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University; curator of the Lowell Institute, Boston; and as a professor of anatomy and...