COLLECTIONS: 1 - 25 of 104
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.
The collection consists of Asa Gray scrapbooks and clippings compiled by Alice Gray. The collection also contains artifacts that belonged to Asa Gray.
The Eastwood papers consist of one key and one list, likely from 1938-1946, the period during which Eastwood was publishing on lupine classification.
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.
This collection is comprised of approximately 26 field notebooks by Andy Knoll dated 1979-2011. They are organized by geographic location and year.
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.
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.
The Robinson papers contain notes, collecting lists, unpublished manuscript material, correspondence, and certificates pertaining to Robinson’s education, botanical work, and membership in scientific societies.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.
This collection includes the meeting notes and bylaws for the Board of Visitors for a Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History at Harvard University. Contents discuss the raising of funds, the role of the Professor, and the selection of William Dandridge Peck as the first Massachusetss Professor of Natural History.
Bobbi Angell original scientific illustrations of Xyris bracteicaulis E.P.Bicknell ex L.M.Campb and Moutabea chartacea Aymard & L.M.Campb
This collection contains images of botanists and their families, field excursions, portraits of botanical meetings, and the history of the Harvard University Herbaria and Botanic Garden. The collection contains a wide range of photographic processes as well as negatives, lithographs, engravings, and some photomechanical reproductions.
Calques des dessins de la flore du Mexique, de Mocino et Sessé, qui ont servi de types d'especès dans le Systema ou le Prodromus
This collection consists of a typed manuscript and a bundle of loose notes.
The collection consists of biographical material, papers related to teaching and administrative functions, correspondence, publishing notes, slides and photographs, drafts and materials related to the Generic Flora of the Southeastern United States, and publishing aids for a series of articles in the Journal of the Arnold Arboretum which included accepted abbreviations for authors and publications in botanical publishing.
The collection is comprised of 9 color illustrations; 32 cm. Prepared for but not used in D.C. Eaton's Ferns of North America (1879-1880).
The Tozier collection consists of 576 glass lantern slides, circa late 1920s-1950s. The slides are mostly labeled and are primarily color images of living plants. A few slides indicate the locality of the plant. There are also a few black-and-white images, line drawings, and dead plant matter.