Query: United States. National Herbarium
Correspondence
Dates:
1889-1896, 1902
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of incoming correspondence to Ellen W. Cathcart, scientific assistant in the Division of Botany, United States Department of Agriculture, and concern the identification, determination, and exchange of cryptogams. Some of the correspondence was addressed to Frederick Vernon Coville, Curator of the United States National Herbarium, but was …

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in Record Unit 236 for United States. National Herbarium
Records
Dates:
1899-1947
Size:
15.12 cu. ft. (14 document boxes) (14 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 223
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, for the most part, document the history of the collection of the United States National Herbarium (USNH), United States National Museum, Division of Plants, while William Ralph Maxon was aid, assistant curator, associate curator, and curator of the USNH, Division of Plants (1899-1946). This material includes loose incoming and …

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in Record Unit 223 for United States. National Herbarium
Correspondence
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 …

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in Record Unit 220 for United States. National Herbarium
Website Records
Dates:
2015-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-191
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "National Ethnobotanical Herbarium Online" website as it existed on March 7, 2016. The pilot website, launched in 2015 as a joint project of the Department of Botany and the Department of Anthropology, allows researchers to find botanical, cultural, and linguistic data for plants contained in the United States …

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in Accession 16-191 for United States. National Herbarium
Website Records
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 20-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "National Ethnobotanical Herbarium Online" website as it existed on December 12, 2018, shortly before it was taken offline. The website was a joint project of the Department of Botany and the Department of Anthropology, and allowed researchers to find botanical, cultural, and linguistic data for plants contained …

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in Accession 20-174 for United States. National Herbarium
Records
Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
circa 1979-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the role of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in the Paraguayan Biological Inventory Project. The goal of the project was the collection of basic information on the identification, distribution, natural history, and current status of the flora and fauna of Paraguay, which included the …

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in Accession 93-048 for United States. National Herbarium
Records
Dates:
1886-1928 and undated
Size:
22.74 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (40 document boxes) (3 tall document boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 221
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include official records that document the history of the USNH while Joseph Nelson Rose was assistant botanist at the United States Department of Agriculture (1888-1896), assistant and associate curator, USNH, United States National Museum (1896-1911), and the Division of Plants, USNM (1917-1928); also personal and official papers documenting Rose's professional career …

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in Record Unit 221 for United States. National Herbarium
Fiscal Records, Federal
Dates:
1847-1942
Size:
58 cu. ft. (30 record storage boxes) (24 document boxes) (6 non- standard oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 93
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include ledgers, account books, bills, daybooks, journals, receipted vouchers, records of payment, requisitions, cash books, and other fiscal records documenting the Smithsonian's congressional appropriations. These records deal with the financial affairs of the following Smithsonian bureaus: United States National Museum, Astrophysical Observatory, Bureau of American Ethnology, National Zoological …

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in Record Unit 93 for United States. National Herbarium
Records
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 studies of Standley and other botanists; and letterpress copies of manuscripts …

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in Record Unit 224 for United States. National Herbarium
Website Records
Dates:
1998-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "The Plant Press" blog maintained by the Department of Botany as it existed on August 15, 2017. The blog is an additional platform for the content found in the quarterly printed newsletter of the same name. The newsletter is jointly produced by the Department of Botany and the …

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in Accession 18-115 for United States. National Herbarium
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