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Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium and Harvard University Herbaria

Collection Identifier: gra00079
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of Gray Herbarium correspondence from the 1890s to present day but the bulk of the letters are from 1890-1955. Most of the letters are addressed to staff members of the Gray Herbarium and were transferred to the archives from office files. Some letters were gifts to the Gray Herbarium that were interfiled into the collection. The letters are from amateur and professional botanists, collectors, prospective students, suppliers, Harvard administration, members...

Albert Hanford Moore correspondence

Collection Identifier: gra00040
Scope and Content: The Moore correspondence consists of 128 letters from 102 botanists, dated 1896-1916, with the bulk dated 1906-1912. Almost one third are from botanists outside of the United States. The letters may have been selected as sample autograph letters, since no botanist is represented by more than three letters. Much of the correspondence consists of letters of acknowledgement for a list of Bermuda plants sent by Moore around 1906. The letters are arranged alphabetically; original order has been...

Alexander Forbes Labrador survey photographs

Collection Identifier: gra00024
Scope and Content: The Forbes photographs collection contains photographs, correspondence, and notes. There are around 500 aerial photographs shot with a Fairchild survey camera during the 1931 expedition. These are accompanied by a letter from Forbes and a detailed list of the photos.

Alice A. Gray collection of Asa Gray papers and artifacts

Collection Identifier: gra00060
Scope and Content: The collection consists of Asa Gray scrapbooks and clippings compiled by Alice Gray. The collection also contains artifacts that belonged to Asa Gray.

Alice Eastwood Lupine papers

Collection Identifier: gra00018
Scope and Content: The Eastwood papers consist of one key and one list, likely from 1938-1946, the period during which Eastwood was publishing on lupine classification.

Alvah Augustus Eaton papers

Collection Identifier: gra00019
Scope and Content: The Eaton Papers consist of field notes, correspondence, and notes pertaining to Eaton’s botanical work. Sixteen notebooks dated from about 1895-1906 contain field notes and other botanical notes; five of these notebooks pertain to Eaton’s field trips to Florida. Correspondence consists of four letters dated 1899-1905. Notes are handwritten and undated.

Antonio Targioni-Tozzetti botanical manuscript

Collection Identifier: gra00053
Scope and Content: The Targioni-Tozzetti Papers consists of four printed pages attributed to Targioni-Tozzetti. It is likely that this sheet was originally part of a bound work. A handwritten note on the first page reads, "Belonged to Targioni-Tozzetti" and pages are all marked "S. Targioni-Tozzetti." Each page contains six columns of Latin plant names, arranged alphabetically by genus and species, with an emphasis on horticultural plants.

Arthur Stanley Pease botanical correspondence

Collection Identifier: gra00009
Scope and Content: The Pease correspondence consist of about 775 letters to Pease sent between 1895 and 1947, primarily pertaining to Pease’s work as an amateur botanist.

Asa Gray correspondence files of the Gray Herbarium

Collection Identifier: gra00078
Scope and Contents: This collection, approximately 1820-1904, includes the personal correspondence of Asa Gray and Sereno Watson, official correspondence of other Herbarium staff, and a small amount of correspondence of noted botanists who were not affiliated with Harvard. Gray correspondence contains letters from several of the most distinguished European and American scientists of the 19th century, including George Bentham, Charles Darwin, Joseph Henry, Joseph Dalton Hooker, William Jackson Hooker,...

Asa Gray papers

Collection Identifier: gra00026
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...