Philip W. Wolle Papers,
1883-1969

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7385
Creators:
Wolle, Philip W., 1893-1969
Dates:
1883-1969
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers consist mostly of materials documenting Wolle's studies on algae. Included is a series of notebooks containing observations and drawings from his research, as well as information on his family; correspondence with Paul S. Conger, Ruth Patrick, Francis Drouet, and other algologists concerning a wide range of research topics; photographs of Wolle, his family, and his farm in Princess Anne, Maryland; a small amount of correspondence of his grandfather, Rev. Francis Wolle, written between 1883 and 1888; and biographical information on Wolle compiled by Conger.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Philip W. Wolle (1893-1969), a farmer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, had an avocational interest in the study of algae. His paternal grandfather was the famous algologist, Rev. Francis Wolle.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7385, Philip W. Wolle Papers

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Wolle, Philip W., 1893-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conger, Paul S. (Paul Sydney), 1897-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patrick, Ruth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drouet, Francis, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wolle, Francis, 1817-1893 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Algology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Botany Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Princess Anne (Md.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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