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COLLECTIONS: 1 - 12 of 12

Allan B. Richardson papers

Collection Identifier: ecb00007
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.

Caroline D. Murdoch illustrations of wild flowers from the eastern United States

Collection Identifier: ecb00009

This collection contains watercolor paintings of wild flowers by Caroline D. Murdoch.

Caroline D. Murdoch original water-colors: Flowers of woodlands

Collection Identifier: ecb00010

Decorative title page and 103 watercolor paintings of wild flowers by Caroline Murdoch for Caroline L.W. French.

George Lincoln Goodale records

Collection Identifier: ecb00012
Scope and Contents:

The George Lincoln Goodale records contain correspondence, canceled checks, notes on economic botany, photographs, invoices and receipts, donations, administrative reports, and Traveling Fellow reports. It also includes notes, ship routes, provisions lists, and Harvard Summer School brochures relating specifically to Cuba. Materials range from 1873 to 1917.

Harvard Botanical Museum records

Collection Identifier: ecb00011
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.

Philadelphia Cabinet photograph collection

Collection Identifier: ecb00008
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.

Richard Evans Schultes oral history

Collection Identifier: Oral History Schultes
Scope and Contents:

Richard Evans Schultes oral history, interviewed by Bruce Baird-Middleton in the Harvard University Herbaria on: February 5, 1993; February 17, 1993; March 17, 1993. Total duration is 5 hours and 34 minutes.

DVDs: 1993 February 5, Disc 1 (1:23:18); 1993 February 17, Disc 2 (2:02:56); 1993 March 17, Disc 3 (2:02:34); 1993 March 17 Lab and Wasson Room Tour Disc 4 (44:07)

Richard Evans Schultes papers

Collection Identifier: ecb00004
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.

Ted Anderson Northern Thailand papers

Collection Identifier: ecb00002
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

Collection Identifier: ecb00006
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...

Tina and R. Gordon Wasson Ethnomycological Collection Archives

Collection Identifier: ecb00001
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...

Watercolors of potato plants

Collection Identifier: ecb00003
Scope and Content:

This collection contains 82 numbered plates (lacking number 17) of potato plants and tubers on heavy stock paper. Most of the plates measure 54 x 37 cm; 13 have been cropped so only the tuber remains. The artist is unknown. The plates were likely prepared for publication. Each watercolor bears a number written in pencil and some have writing in Dutch. Many have a partial watermark from Jan Kool and Company, Zaanland, Holland, which dates the paper to circa 1820.