Robert Merrill King Papers,
1962-1971

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7273
Creators:
King, Robert Merrill
Dates:
1962-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers consist of incoming correspondence from botanists, directors of herbaria, colleagues, and friends concerning the identification and determination of botanical specimens; specimen collecting; purchasing specimens, especially from Southeast Asia and Mexico; nomenclature concerning African specimens; publications; scientific activities; and personal matters.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Robert Merrill King (1930-2007) was a Research Associate with the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, from 1971 to 1972. King's botanical studies concerned Compositae.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7273, Robert Merrill King Papers

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