Correspondence,
1904-1911

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 225
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1904-1911
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This material mostly contains Joseph Hannum Painter's incoming and outgoing correspondence with botanists and Smithsonian staff regarding the shipment of specimen collections; the identification of specimens; the mounting of collections and Painter's work on the yellow pond lily Nymphaea; also includes outgoing copies of payments made by Joseph Nelson Rose, acting curator, Division of Plants, for specimen collections; equipment; staff salaries and labor (c. 1908-1911).

Historical Note
Historical Note
Joseph Hannum Painter (1879-1908) was an aid in the Division of Plants (1904-1908) who died by accidental drowning while canoeing near Plummer's Island in the Potomac River.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 225, United States National Museum. Division of Plants, Correspondence

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painter, Joseph Hannum Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rose, J. N. (Joseph Nelson), 1862-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Botanists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Botany Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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