Edward Palmer Papers,
circa 1861-1914

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7442
Creators:
Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911
Dates:
circa 1861-1914
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers include incoming correspondence, 1887-1901, mostly concerning Palmer's botanical collecting; notes from his collecting trips to the American west and Florida, circa 1861-1890; and a catalog of Palmer's papers, 1914.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Edward Palmer (1831-1913), a naturalist, had his greatest influence as a plant collector in the western United States and Mexico. He collected extensively for the United States Department of Agriculture and the United States National Museum between 1869 and 1910.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7442, Edward Palmer Papers

Keywords
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