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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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Scope and Content: The Robinson papers contain notes, collecting lists, unpublished manuscript material, correspondence, and certificates pertaining to Robinson’s education, botanical work, and membership in scientific societies. Materials are arranged by format and subject.
Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of four collections of autographs and biographies of botanists. The collections are Mary A. Day’s biographies, Materials about the Jane Gray autograph collection, Miscellaneous autograph collection, and Jane Gray’s and Isabella James’s biographies of botanists. The collections contain correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and note fragments.Mary A. Day’s biographies include approximately 200 biographies of botanists which were probably...