COLLECTIONS: 1 - 12 of 12
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.
This collection contains watercolor paintings of wild flowers by Caroline D. Murdoch.
Decorative title page and 103 watercolor paintings of wild flowers by Caroline Murdoch for Caroline L.W. French.
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.
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.
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, 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)
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.
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
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.