COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 11
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes, clippings, photographs, and a photocopy of Richardson's 1955 Wasson Expedition diary. The collection is primarily about R. Gordon Wasson and his publications on psychedelic fungi.
Overview: This collection contains watercolor paintings of wild flowers by Caroline D. Murdoch.
Overview: Decorative title page and 103 watercolor paintings of wild flowers by Caroline Murdoch for Caroline L.W. French.
Scope and content: The Barghoorn papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, manuscripts, and photographs related to Frederick Oliver Thompson’s work as an amateur fossil collector. The collection also contains manuscripts, drafts, journals, travel diaries, field notes, a scrapbook, and 35mm color slides pertaining to Barghoorn’s travels and research. The collection is divided into 4 series. The first series is Frederick Oliver Thompson materials; the other three series are Barghoorn materials.
Scope and Contents: The Harvard Botanical Museum records contain material about the Museum's administrative, research, teaching, and public exhibition activities. The collection contains materials from 1869-2004 with the bulk of the collection from the 1970s-2004.
Scope and Content: The collection contains articles and other printed secondary source materials about the history of the Commerce Museum and its collections, and correspondence about the provenance of the Philadelphia Cabinet photograph collection. The bulk of the collection is 91 photographs mounted on paperboard with descriptions on the back. One duplicate photo entitled Cutting Cinnamon without a description is also included in the collection, provenance unknown.
Scope and content: This collection contains correspondence, research notes, manuscripts and other publication material, printed matter, collecting lists, plant identification and classification lists and notes, maps, photographic material, prints, and clippings pertaining to Schultes’s field work and research. The bulk of the collection is photographic material and research notes on rubber and ethnobotany.
Scope and content: This collection consists of almost 2,500 35mm color slides of Anderson’s travels and ethnobotanical research, notes on plant uses, and six field notebooks. Most of the materials pertain to Anderson’s book “Plants and people of the Golden Triangle: Ethnobotany of the hill tribes of northern Thailand” (Timber Press, 1993).
The Archives of Rudolf and Leopold Blaschka and the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants
Scope and contents: The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographic material, curatorial files, artwork, publications, and ephemera documenting the creation, growth, and administration of the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, popularly known as the Glass Flowers. The Glass Flowers were originally housed in the Harvard University Botanical Museum which was merged into the Harvard Museum of Natural History. The Glass Flowers are on permanent display at the Harvard Museum of...
Scope and content: The collection comprises approximately 65 linear feet of material and contains correspondence, notes, memoranda, lists, notebooks, diaries, manuscript material, proofs, illustrations, maps, charts, stamps, clippings, artifacts, original artwork, moving image, audio, and photographic material pertaining to the Wassons' ethnomycological research and Gordon Wasson’s literary and political interests. The bulk of the collection dates from 1945-1986. There are approximately 20,300 letters, 800...