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Scope and content: Creation of the additional plates for Nuttall's edition of “North American Sylva” was overseen by Nuttall. The plates were drawn by several artists, including William Gambel, a naturalist who traveled with and collected for Nuttall between 1838 and 1842. The illustrations were completed by J.B. Butler, J.T. French, E.D. Long, G. West, J. Worley and J. Magee. The published versions vary from the original illustrations in color and technique by artist. This collection contains one...
Scope and Contents: The Nuttall papers consist of a reproduction of Nuttall’s 1810-1811 diary. The diary is dated April 12, 1810 to September 1810 and contains 124 pages. The copies were likely make by Jeannette E. Graustein during research for her book, Thomas Nuttall, naturalist: explorations in America, 1808-1841.
Overview: Correspondence of and materials gathered by Thomas Orton Jones concerning Gilbert and Sullivan and Gilbert and Sullivan productions.
Overview: Index to items inserted into Thomas Pennant, Some account of London (London: printed for Robert Faulder, New Bond-Street, by R. Taylor and Co. 38, Shoe-Lane, Fleet-Street, 1805), including prints, portraits, maps, views, drawings, and some manuscript notes.
Scope and Content: This collection falls into two main categories: materials pertaining to the article "Descriptions of Some New Species of North American Mosses" published in “Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences” in 1879 and miscellaneous notes.
Scope and Content: This collection consists primarily of correspondence. Major correspondents are Leo Lesquereux, William Starling Sullivant, and Coe Finch Austin. There are also notes used in the preparation of “Mosses of North America,” collecting lists, and miscellaneous manuscript material.
Scope and Contents: Ledger kept by Rowley, Massachusetts, merchant Thomas Prime from 1747 to 1757, recording credits and debits related to his business selling cider, brandy, and sugar to customers including the Rowley town selectmen. He also sometimes hired out his horse. Several loose accounts are tipped in to the volume.