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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1963-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence maintained by Curator of Ferns, David B. Lellinger. Lellinger's research interests were the taxonomy of New World pteridophytes and the development and management of relational databases for scientific societies.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin Willits,...

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Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
1894-1925
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7275
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence regarding Jean Nicolas Nicollet's expedition to Minnesota in 1836, a note concerning the identification of lakes on Nicollet's map, an account of Nicollet's expeditions of 1836, 1838-1839, and of plants collected during 1839; correspondence concerning information on plants in Mexico, the Philippine I...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1902-1922
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 224
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Material contains official outgoing letterpress correspondence from Paul Carpenter Standley, United States National Museum, Division of Plants, 1902-1922, regarding identification, examination, and reports of specimens sent to the Division; exchange and purchase of national collections; explorations and collecting expeditions; botanical s...

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Creators:
Cowan, Richard S., 1921-1997
Dates:
circa 1952-1985 and undated
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7356
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents Cowan's career as a systematic botanist at the New York Botanical Garden, USNM, and NMNH. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the identification of specimens, the preparation of scientific papers and monographs, and professional activities; a subject file mostly documenting his research; ...

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Creators:
Conger, Paul S. (Paul Sydney), 1897-1979
Dates:
1913-1979
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Wurdack, J. J.
Dates:
1949-1986
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mainly of the professional correspondence of John J. Wurdack, botanist, during his tenure in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, 1960-1991; and before that, at the New York Botanical Garden. Also included are drafts of manuscripts, expedition reports, and miscellaneous files.

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

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 Josep...

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Creators:
Koelz, Walter, 1895-1989
Dates:
1936-1941, 1948
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7274
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The itinerary, compiled in 1948, documents Koelz's plant explorations in Ceylon, India, Afghanistan, and Iran from 1936 to 1941.

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

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

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